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Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) IPL Team Owner, Biography, Age and Net Worth

IPL, or Indian Premier League, became a successful Cricket tournament conducted in India. In the IPL tournaments, there are 10 teams competing with each other. Normally, cricket players from across different nationalities would be coming to play the matches in the IPL. SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) is one of the teams playing in the IPL tournaments. SunRisers Hyderabad is a successful team with many numbers talented players from across the world.

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) IPL Team Owner 2024

SunRisers Hyderabad is owned by the largest Media Conglomerate in India called SUN Group Private Limited. The main focus of The SUN Group is the entertainment industry and media sector. SUN Group have many numbers of sub-divisions, such as a Film production unit, TV production, radio, cable television, publishing, DTH service, broadcasting and many more.

Kalanithi Maran is the Chairman and Owner of the SUN Group. Kalanithi Maran is also the owner of Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2024. SUN Group attained the forefront across the Entertainment sectors and Media. SUN Group especially operates in South India and has about 33 television channels across 6 languages. SUN Group is also the leading DTH provider with 6 magazines, 3 daily newspapers and 69 FM radio stations. During the initial stage of IPL, SunRisers Hyderabad was not present.

The SunRisers Hyderabad IPL team has been started in the year 2013. SunRisers Hyderabad has been introduced to replace the Deccan Chargers. During the initial stage, SUN TV Network did not buy the SRH permanently but made a contract with INR 85.5 Crores per year for about 5 years. But later the SUN Group Private Limited assumed complete ownership of the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) IPL Team. Based on a recent report, Sunrisers Hyderabad is the 8th most valuable IPL team having an estimation of about 970 million.

Who is CEO and Co-Owner of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) IPL Team

Recently, one of the most unique spectators who caught the attention of the camerapersons is Kavya Maran. In April 2023, Netizens found a crush on SunRisers Hyderabad Co-Owner and CEO Kavya Maran. It all started in an IPL match between SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Punjab Kings, which caused a great stir on the internet. Kavya Maran is the CEO and co-owner of SRH and was first seen during IPL auctions last year in 2023. Kavya Maran hails from a powerful family and become the limelight in recent years. Kavya Maran is the daughter of Kalanithi Maran, a billionaire media and also Chairman of the Sun Group. Kalanithi Maran also co-owns SRH with Kavya Maran. She was appointed as CEO of the franchise in 2018. Let’s check the Biography, Networth and many other details of Kavya Maran

Kavya Maran Biography

Kavya Maran Biography
Real NameKaviya Maran
Full NameKaviya Kalanithi Maran
Date of Birth6 August 1992
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Height1.63 m
Weight55 Kg
Known ForCEO of Sunrisers Hyderabad

Family and Background

Kavya Maran was born on August 6, 1992 to Kalanithi and Kavery Maran in Chennai. Kavya Maran inherits her family’s wealth, and she also becomes the political legacy in Tamil Nadu. Kavery Maran also serves as CEO of Solar TV Community Limited, which makes her a highly compensated businesswoman in India. Kavya Maran has familial connections that highly extend to politics. Dayanidhi Maran is her uncle, who owns a prominent position in the DMK Party.

Kalanithi Maran has the lineage linked to the former Tamil Nadu CM Muthuvel Karunanidhi. Kavya Maran is now the CEO and owner of Sunrisers Hyderabad, which also made her first appearance during the IPL auction. Kavya Maran was quite active in the Sun TV network with participating across all business operations. The family of Kavya Maran was steeped in power and influence, with an extensively boasting roster of various notable personalities.  There are also various renowned politicians in her family who are associated with DMK Party.


Kavya Maran has an educational background in Commerce Degree from Stella Maris College in Chennai. She also did her MBA from Warwick Business School in the UK. Kavya Maran is well-skilled in dealing with business tactics and has massive experience in handling the business. She is the CEO of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) IPL Team and has been handling the team towards its success. Kavya is also involved actively in business operations across Sun TV Network apart from managing SRH. With the completion of her education, she has various experiences and became CEO of Sunrisers Hyderabad. Kalanithi Maran handed over command of this SRH franchise to his daughter in the year 2018.

Kavya Maran’s Net Worth in 2024

Kavya Maran hails from a powerful background as prominent, and it is not a surprise to have a larger Net worth. Based on the report in Jan Bharat Times, Net worth of Kavya Maran is about USD 50 million or INR 409 crore approx.

Kavya Maran Marriage

Kavya Maran is 29 years old and not yet married. She is expected to get into the bonds of marriage so soon.

Kavya Maran Instagram & Social Media

Kavya Maran is also on Instagram and other Social Media, updating her latest news and stories. Kavya Maran has millions of followers from across the world, viewing her latest updates.

Kalanithi Maran Net worth in 2024

Recently, Forbes magazine stated that Kalanithi Maran is the “Television King of Southern India”. Kalanithi Maran has a wide number of networks that include a Television channel, FM radio stations, DTH services, newspapers, weeklies, movie production houses and more. Maran held a major share in Indian airline Spice Jet in 2015. Everything contributes to the wealth and networth of Kalanithi Maran. In 2019, Kalanithi Maran was listed in the Tamil Nadu IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2019. As of 2024, the worth of Kalanithi Maran is 290 crores USD, which is Rs. 240000 Crore. His daughter Kavya Maran also holds a net worth of about INR 409 crore approx. She has the degree in Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Warwick Business School in the UK.

About Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) was started in the year 2013 with the disbanding of Deccan Chargers. The Deccan Chargers was the previous Hyderabad-based IPL Team, and it has been disbanded due to various bankruptcies and financial crises. Based on the report, Sun TV Network bought the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) IPL Team for about INR 85.05 crore approx with making the 5-year deal. Kalanithi Maran owns the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) Indian Premier League Team, and Kavya Maran is the CEO of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). She has been riding high on many wins in the league. Sun TV Network also owns the SunRisers Hyderabad cricket franchise of IPL along with SunRisers Eastern Cape of Cricket South Africa’s T20 League.

The South India-based broadcaster Sun TV Network also has the digital OTT platform Sun NXT. These also gained 14.05% consolidated Profit After Tax (PAT) to about Rs464.54 crore during the September quarter. Kavya Maran has been handling the team and making major decisions for the team’s growth. These include taking the right players for the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) IPL Team and boosting its performance level in all aspects. She has been working hard to ensure the team gains the maximum number of wins and reaches the top position in the league matches. IPL is the annual Twenty20 cricket tournament which has been conducted in India, and it is organized by IPL Governing Council under the BCCI. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) IPL Team has become one of the strongest teams achieving many number of wins in the matches.

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