Kalanithi Maran, was born in 1965. He is the Chairman and Managing Director of Sun Network. His company is engaged in television channels, FM radio stations, and newspapers in South India. At the age of 27, he began his venture when satellite broadcasting started buzzing in the early 1990s. His father was late leader Murasoli Maran while his brother was India`s ex-Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Dayanidhi Maran. Sun TV was listed on the bourses on April 24, 2006. Honors & Awards: Recipient of the International Young Business Achiever award from the WorldCom group, New York, 1999. One of the few representatives at a roundtable visiting U.S. President Bill Clinton. He made his entry in the prestigious Forbes list of billionaires in 2007.