M.-Karunanidhi – Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Affairs and Networth

M.-Karunanidhi – Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Affairs and Networth
Real NameMuthuvel Karunanidhi (born Daksinamoorthy)
NicknameKalaignar, M. Karunanidhi
ProfessionIndian Politician
Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
Political PartyDravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)
Political Career/Journey• Karunanidhi entered politics at just 14 and participated in Anti-Hindu
agitations and then founded an organization for the local youth. He then
circulated *Manavar Nesan*, a handwritten newspaper to its members.
• He later found Tamil Nadu Tamil Manavar Mandram, the first student wing
of Dravidan Movement.
• In 1957, he was elected to the Tamil Nadu assembly for the first time
from the Kulithalai constituency of Thiruchirapalli district representing
• He became party treasurer in 1961.
• Karunanidhi was made the minister for public works in 1967 when DMK was
elected to the power in the state.
• Annadurai's death in 1969 earned him the post of party leader and became
the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. He has since then maintained his post.
Biggest RivalJayalalithaa Jayaram
Height (approx.)5 Feet 6 Inches
Weight (approx.)87 kg
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSemi-Bald (White)
Date of Birth3 June 1924
BirthplaceThirukuvalai, Tanjore District, Madras Presidency, British India
Date of Death7 August 2018
Place of DeathKauvery Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Age (at the time of death)94 Years
Death CauseChronic Illness (Urinary Tract Infection)
HometownMadras, Tamil Nadu India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
Movie Debut*Tamil Film Industry*- *Rajakumari* was the first film for which he wrote
the script back in 1947 which gained him popularity he needed to continue
in the field.
Political DebutHe was inspired by the speech of Alagiriswamii of the Justice Party and jumped to the politics at just 14 and participated in Anti-Hindu agitations.
AwardsAnnamalai University awarded him an honorary doctorate in 1971.
He was awarded "Raja Rajan Award" by Tamil University, Thanjavur for his book Thenpandi Singam.
On 15 December 2006, the Governor of Tamil Nadu and the Chancellor of Madurai Kamaraj University, Surjit Singh Barnala conferred an honorary doctorate on the Chief Minister on the occasion of the 40th annual convocation.
In June 2007, the Tamil Nadu Muslim Makkal Katchi announced that it would confer the title "Friend of the Muslim Community" (Yaaran-E-Millath) upon M. Karunanidhi.
FatherMuthuvelar Karunanidhi
MotherAnjugam Karunanidhi
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseLate Padmavathy

Dayalu Ammal

Rajathi Ammal
Children*Son*- M. K. Muthu (Indian Actor, Singer, and Politician)

M. K. Alagiri (Indian Politician)

M. K. Stalin (Indian Politician)

M. K. Tamilarasu (Film Producer)
*Daughter*- Selvi

Kanimozhi (Rajya Sabha MP)
SalaryNot Known
Net Worth (approx.)INR 11,94,37,427 (as of 2016)