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Bio/Wiki
Full NameMuthuvel Karunanidhi Kanimozhi
ProfessionPolitician
Famous ForBeing the daughter of M. Karunanidhi
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Politics
Political PartyDravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)
Kanimozhi's Political Party DMK
Political Journey2007: In July, became a Member of Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu.
2013: In July, again became a Member of Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu.
Personal Life
Date of Birth5 January 1968
Age (as in 2018)50 Years
BirthplaceMadras, Madras State, (now, Chennai, Tamil Nadu), India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
NationalityIndian
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolPresentation Convent, Church Park, Chennai
College/UniversityEthiraj College for Women, Madras University
Educational QualificationMasters in Economics from Ethiraj College for Women, Madras University in 1994
ReligionHinduism
Caste/CommunityIsai Vellalar
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressDoor No 14, First Main Road, CID Colony, Mylapore, Chennai - 600004
HobbiesWriting Poetry, Travelling
Controversies• Various charges have been framed against Kanimozhi including- one charge related to Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property (IPC Section-420), one charge related to false evidence (IPC Section-193), one charge related to Punishment of criminal conspiracy (IPC Section-120B), one charge related to Criminal breach of trust by public servant, or by banker, merchant or agent (IPC Section-409), one charge related to Forgery for purpose of cheating (IPC Section-468), one charge related to Using as genuine a forged document or electronic record (IPC Section-471), etc.
• On 20 May 2011, she was arrested in connection with the 2G scam- a scam that incurred a loss of ₹1.76 lakh crore to the exchequer of India. As per the CBI charge sheet, she had 100% stake in her family owned Kalaignar TV. CBI alleged that she routed ₹2 billion (US$36.2 million) to Kalaignar TV with the help of the then telecom minister A. Raja. However, on 21 December 2017, a special CBI Court headed by Justice O P Saini acquitted all the accused in the 2G Scam including A. Raja and Kanimozhi.
Kanimozhi Arrested
Boys, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsG. Aravindaan, A Software Professional
Marriage DateWith First Husband- Year, 1989
With Second Husband- Year, 1997
Family
Husband/SpouseFirst Husband- Athiban Bose, Businessman
Kanimozhi Ex-Husband Athiban Bose
Second Husband- G. Aravindaan, A Software Professional
Kanimozhi With Her Husband G. Aravindaan
ChildrenSon- Adithyan and 1 more
Kanimozhi With Her Husband Parents And Children
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- M. Karunanidhi (Politician)
Mother- Rajathi Ammal
Kanimozhi (Standing Extreme Right) With Her Parents And Brother M K Stalin (Standing Extreme Left)
SiblingsBrother(s)- M. K. Stalin (Half-brother; Politician- Image in Parents' Section), M. K. Alagiri (Indian Politician),
Kanimozhi Brother M K Alagiri
M. K. Muthu (Half-brother; Actor, Singer, and Politician),
Kanimozhi Brother M K Muthu
M. K. Tamilarasu (Half-brother; Film Producer)
Sister- Selvi (Half-sister)
Kanimozhi Sister Selvi
Family TreeKanimozhi Family Tree
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Idli and Dosa, Kothu Parotta, Pakoda, Podi Dosais, Korean and Thai Cuisines, Pastries, Kuzhi Paniyaram, Chicken 65, Madurai Fish Curry, Thayir Sadam
Favourite Food SpotsVenkteshwara Boli Stall, Chennai
The Grand Sweets and Snacks, Chennai
Vivekananda Coffee, Chennai
Favourite Book(s)‘Saayavanam’ by Sa. Kandasamy, 'The Sunday Philosophy Club’ by Alexander McCall Smith
Style Quotient
Car(s) CollectionTN 06H 4656 (Range Rover), 2013
TN 06 K 0023 (Toyota Altis), 2010
Assets/Properties (as in 2014)Movable
Bank Deposits: ₹11 Crore
Bonds, Debentures, Company Shares: ₹2 Crore
Jewellery: ₹18 Lacs (as in 2014)

Immovable
A 87200 sq ft non agricultural land worth ₹10 Lacs
A Commercial Building in Chennai worth ₹10 Crore
Money Factor
Salary (as a Rajya Sabha Member)₹50000 + Other Allownaces
Net Worth (approx.)₹27 Crore (as in 2014)

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Kanimozhi

  • Does Kanimozhi smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Kanimozhi drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She was born as Muthuvel Karunanidhi Kanimozhi into a renowned political family of Tamil Nadu.
  • She is the daughter of Karunanidhi from his third wife Rajathi Ammal.
  • When she was in her childhood, she wasn’t told that her mother was only a keep and not a legally wedded wife of Karunanidhi.

    Kanimozhi With Her Mother

    Kanimozhi With Her Mother

  • Kanimozhi’s name came into the eyes of media for the first time when Karunanidhi gave a statement in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly; declaring Kanimozhi his legal daughter.

    Kanimozhi With Karunanidhi

    Kanimozhi With Karunanidhi

  • Before entering the politics, Kanimozhi had a stint in journalism and worked at various media houses including Kungumam (a Tamil weekly magazine) where she worked as the editor in charge, The Hindu where she worked as sub-editor, and Tamil Murasu (a Singapore-based Tamil newspaper) where she was a features editor.
  • She has been associated with various social issues like organising women empowerment programs, advocating for the welfare of differently-abled people and transgender people, etc.
  • In 2005, along with P. Chidambaram’s son Karthi Chidambaram, Kanimozhi founded a portal supporting free speech.

    Kanimozhi With Karthi Chidambaram

    Kanimozhi With Karthi Chidambaram

  • In 2007, the idea of the Chennai Sangamam (an annual open Tamil cultural festival) was conceived by Kanimozhi. The festival is held during the Pongal season.

  • She is also a passionate writer and has penned down various literary works including Sigarangalil Uraikiradhu Kaalam, Agathinai, Paarvaigal, Karukkum Marudhaani, Karuvarai Vaasanai, etc. Her literary works have been translated into Telugu, Malayalam, English, and Kannada.

    Kanimozhi Book Karukkum Maruthani

    Kanimozhi Book Karukkum Maruthani

  • Kanimozhi has also worked on the production of Silappatikaram (one of the five great epics of Tamil Literature).
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