Sun TV Network is an Indian mediacompany based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, part of Kal Media Services, Sun Group. It has been named as Asia Pacific & South Asia's most profitable media corporations and the largest TV network. Established on April 14, 1993, it created and owns a variety of television channels and radio stations in multiple languages covering all Indian States. Its flagship channel is Sun TV which was the first fully privately owned Tamil channel in India when it emerged.
The company is owned by Kalanidhi Maran, who is the chairman and managing director who was recently awarded the CNBC Business Excellence Award in 2005. Sun Network had recently begun film distribution and production through Sun Pictures. In addition, is also provides direct-broadcast satellite under the service called Sun Direct DTH, a joint venture along with Astro.
Products and operations
Sun Network offers 20 television channels in four languages, generally targeting southern Indian viewers.