Lesser Known Facts About SRH’s Owner Kaviya Maran

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Lesser Known Facts About SRH’s Owner Kaviya Maran: The IPL 2022 mega-auction got underway in Bangalore on Saturday morning. While it was the players going under the hammer in the limelight, there were other members in the auction room who also got heavy attention from the fans on social media.

Members of the Ambani family, Akash and Nita, were present at the Mumbai Indians table; Shah Rukh Khan’s children, Aryan and Suhana, were seated at KKR’s table.

Also, a familiar sight was at the Sunrisers Hyderabad’s table – that of Kaviya Maran. Donning a dark red outfit, Kaviya was actively participating in the bidding of players for SRH. Her emotions were on full display when she was able to buy players of her choice.

Lesser Known Facts About SRH’s Owner Kaviya Maran
Kaviya Maran at IPL 2022 mega-auction

Kaviya has become a popular face among fans on social media with her regular appearances at SRH’s matches. The 30-year-old was first seen on television during the 2018 season, supporting her side.

Then the fans had gone crazy over her as she gained plenty of camera time for her different reactions of happiness and sadness became viral. At that time, there wasn’t much information available about her, but now Kaviya has a well-known profile.

Kaviya is the daughter of SUN Group’s Founder Kalanithi Maran, who is the co-owner of the SRH franchise. She is involved with SUN music and FM channels of SUN TV.

Lesser Known Facts About SRH’s Owner Kaviya Maran

Kaviya’s father, Kalanithi Maran, is an Indian media baron who is the chairman and founder of the Sun Group. He owns television channels, newspapers, weeklies, FM radio stations, DTH services, a cricket team, and a movie production house.

She is the grand-nephew of the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and politician M Karunanidhi. Her uncle, Dayanidhi, is a Member of Parliament from Chennai Central.

Speaking about SRH, they have done pretty well on Day 1 of the mega-auction. SRH has retained three players – Kane Williamson (Rs 14 crore), Abdul Samad (Rs 4 crore) and Umran Malik (Rs 4 crore).

In the auction, they bought Washington Sundar, Nicholas Pooran, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Priyam Garg, Rahul Tripathi, Abhishek Sharma, Kartik Tyagi.

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