Muthuvel Karunanidhi is an Indian Politician, who has served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for five times on different occasions. He is amongst the most famous Indian Politician. He is the head of the Dravidian Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Political Party. Born on 3 June 1924, Karunanidhi is 92 years old. He was recently discharged from the hospital on last Wednesday. He was admitted on 16th December for the nutrition and hydration support. Mr. Karunanidhi is completely fine now. A lot of people were present at the time of his discharge. Karunanidhi doesn’t believe in any religion and is an atheist. He was married three times in his life. He has 6 children of which few of them have joined politics. He is a very well read man and he is inclined towards the entertainment business as well.
Karunanidhi before becoming a politician was a screenwriter in the Tamil film industry. He had great vocal skills. He has written stories that were historical and political. He propagated the rationalist and socialist ideals of the Dravidian movement. His first movie was Parasakthi, where he propagated the political ideas. The movie was banned earlier but then was later released in the year 1952. It also opposed the Orthodox Indian Hindu society and criticized Brahmanism. The other two movies that he wrote, which served the same content were Panam and Thangarathnam. They touched the tabooed issues of the society like widow remarriage, child marriage, dowry, untouchability and other such things. His movies were banned and so were his plays. He has also contributed a lot to the Tamil literature and it covered varieties such as poems, historical novellas, plays, biographies, letters and other things.
Karunanidhi has written over 75 screenplays till date. Apart from being into the entertainment business, he entered politics at a very young age. When he was just 14 years old, the speech given by Alagiriswami of the Justice Party inspired him and he also participated in the Anti-Hindi Agitations. He even founded a local party for the youth. He was very actively involved in all the political things. He became the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu in the year 1957. He became the treasurer of the DMK party in the year 1961. He also became the minister of the public works. In the year 1971, after the President’s rule he again became the CM. In the year 1989 he served as the third time CM and in 1996 as the fourth CM. in the year 2006 he served as the 5th time Chief Minister of the state. He has also received several awards and laurels in his career. He has also been in various controversies during his serving period as the politician and the Chief Minister of the state.
Net Worth: According to Wikipedia report Karunanidhi, Dayalu and Rajathi has an asset of 411.3 million Rupees.
Name: Muthuvel Karunanidhi
Date of Birth: 3 June 1924
Age: 92 Years
Place of Birth: Thirukuvalai, Tanjore District, Madras Presidency, British India
Schools: Not Known
College: Not Known
Father: Not Known
Mother: Not known
Brother: Not Known
Sister: Not Known
Marital Status: Married
Wife(s): Late Padmavathi, Dayalu, Rajathi
Children: M.K. Muthu, M.K. Alagiri, M.K. Stalin, M.K. Tamilarasu, M.K. Selvi, M.K. Kanimozhi
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Profession: Indian Politician
Party: Dravidian Munnetra Kazhagam
Languages Known: Tamil, Hindi and English