Sun TV Network has launched a film production company called Sun Pictures. Sun TV COO Hansraj Saxena is the head of the film venture. Sun Pictures is new addition to the Sun TV Network which operates 20 television channels in regional languages and which also operates FM radio stations.
At Residency Towers , Hansraj Saxena unveiled the logo and promised that Sun Pictures will emulate Sun TV’s excellence. The function was attended by many Kollywood stars and VIPs.
Sun Pictures will produce films in the four southern India languages of Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada, and signed contracts with leading artists, directors and music directors.
Sun Pictures have acquired the film rights of Kadhalil Vizhunten, Thee, Thenavettu, and Siva Manasula Sakthi (SMS) and will release them worldwide.
Kalanithi Maran, Chairman and Managing Director of Sun TV Network ranks 349 on The Forbe’s World’s Billionaires 2007 list.