SunTV is one of India’s largest television networks. It is part of the Sun Group of companies and is one of Asia’s biggest television networks. It was founded on 14 April 1992 by Kalanithi Maran. It has several television channels, radio stations, and other media assets. The Sun Group also owns many newspapers, magazines, and other media products. It is headquartered in Chennai. SunTV has over 40 million viewers in India and broadcasts in several languages, including Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, and English.
Its subsidiaries include the Sun News channel. The Sun TV Network changed its name to Sun TV Limited in 2000 and inserted the “private” part again in October 2001. The company’s channels have won awards from the Indian Television Academy for being among the best in various genres, including Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada. Its radio stations are also very popular in many other languages. Sun TV’s success has led to its expansion throughout Asia.
The Sun group also owns 45 FM radio stations and Three Tamil newspapers. Dinakaran is the leading Tamil daily, while Tamil Murasu is the leading evening newspaper. The Sun group also has six magazines, Sun Direct, and Sun Pictures, the film division of the Sun TV Network. The group also owns the IPL franchise, and SpiceJet, which is one of India’s most popular airlines. In addition to Sun TV, the company owns SpiceJet, India’s most popular airline, and the IPL franchise.