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Sun TV Network Ltd (SUNTV.NS)

352.20 Down 2.35(0.66%) Aug 28, 5:59AM EDT
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Sun TV Network Ltd
Murasoli Maran Towers
73, MRC Nagar Main Road
Chennai, 600028
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Phone: 91 44 4467 6767
Fax: 91 44 4067 6161

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Broadcasting - TV
Full Time Employees:1,545

Business Summary 

Sun TV Network Limited, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in producing and broadcasting satellite television and radio software programming in the regional languages of South India. The company's flagship channel includes the Sun TV. It operates 33 television channels in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam languages for viewers in India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, the United States, Australia, South Africa, and Canada; and 45 frequency modulation radio stations. The company provides entertainment in various genres of general entertainment, news, music, action, life, movies, kids, and comedy. It also publishes daily Tamil newspapers, including Dinakaran, Tamizh Murasu, and Malai Murasu; and Tamil weekly magazines comprising Kungumum, Kungumam Thozhi, Mutharam, Vannathirai, Kumguma Chimizh, and Aanmigam Palan. In addition, the company undertakes production and distribution of movies in the Tamil language; provides airline services under the SpiceJet brand; and operates Indian Premier League franchise under the SunRisers Hyderabad name. Further, it offers direct to home satellite television services under the Sun Direct and Sun Direct HD brands. The company was incorporated in 1985 and is based in Chennai, India.

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Key Executives 
Mr. Kalanithi Maran , 49
Exec. Chairman and Chairman of Share Transfer & Transmission Committee
Mr. K. Vijaykumar , 49
Chief Exec. Officer, Managing Director and Additional Director
Mrs. Kavery Kalanithi Maran , 45
Exec. Director and Member of Share Transfer & Transmission Committee
Mr. V. C. Unnikrishnan FCA, FICWA, FCS,
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. C. Praveen ,
Chief Operating Officer
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
Currency in INR.