Founder

About Founder

Paul Devapriyam Pulla

Paul Devapriyam Pulla, Founder, Chairman and Managing Director, Aradana Broadcasting International Pvt Ltd (ARADANA TV), is a first generation entrepreneur. A strong visionary and an experienced management professional in the fields of International Trade, Marketing, Finance and Construction. A Management Graduate from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, Paul was awarded the “Young Manager of the Year” in 1994 by “Hyderabad Management Association” in recognition of his all-round excellence in performance, leadership skills and contribution to the growth of his organisation.
Mr. Paul was born and raised in Christian Faith by his parents who were committed to serving the Lord and were instrumental in establishing the first CSI Church in Moghulapalli, Warangal, Telangana, India. Paul strongly believed Community development is “asset building that improves quality of life”. While having 12 years of professional working experience in multinational companies, over 12 years of Business experience and travelled to over 25 countries, Paul choose to step aside from corporate professional life and lay his hands on community-based work.
In the year 2008, Paul ventured into faith-based work of broadcasting message of God’s love and Good news through Satellite Television Medium to the Christian community all across the state of Andhra Pradesh and the Telugu community around the world through ARADANA TV.
Establishing and fostering the growth of the community-centric organization poses numerous challenges, however Paul having the management experience, skills, and knowledge, coupled with his dedication and hard work, made remarkable achievements in the Christian Community Service Ever since the faith-based organization was established.
The Christian Community in Telangana & Andhra Pradesh reverentially cherish the flag-ship projects of ARADANA TV like RUN FOR JESUS, WORLD RENOWED CELEBRITY MUSICAL CONCERT (Don Moen’s), ARADANA AWARDS, ARADANA CALAMITY RELIEF, and not limited to ARADANA HOLY LAND TOURS. Aradana TV has also partnered with NGO’s in providing relief service to the victims of brutal Sri Lanka Bomb blasts in April 2019, prior to which a Solidarity March was organized in Hyderabad.
ARADANA TV works inclusively with all denominations from Protestants to Catholics and Partners with the community leaders from all fields and levels.
With the extensive personal involvement with the community activities, Paul learned about other government policy-relevant issues such as marginalization, discrimination and disguised oppression being faced by the minority community.
Also, mainly to Educate, Empower and Engage Christian community about where the promising opportunities lie, what would be required to capitalize on them, improve quality of life among residents of low-to-moderate-income members and the state at large, Paul along with other senior leaders from the Christian community have already committed to address the policy-relevant issues by assuming new role and be part of the policy makers group and effect the community at large.
Paul now believes that strength comes from what you are driven by, and not balance sheets and bank accounts. “Your life is just a means of delivering something to others before saying goodbye”.
Paul’s wife Usha Kiran is the Executive Director of Aradana TV who demonstrates sustained efficiency at all levels of Admin & Management matters. Her heart beats for the community in terms of faith and spiritual advancement. Paul & Usha are blessed with a daughter Rachel Priyanka, a Paediatric Doctor in Ankur Hospital, Hyderabad, and son Martin Paul who is the Vice President of Aradana TV. Martin has completed his media studies in DBU and FSU from Dallas and Orlando, USA.He has also worked for Direct TV in Florida and has returned back to Hyderabad to help with the ministry of God. Martin handles departments in Creative Work, Management and Diversification of Projects. Rachel is married to Komal Swaroop who is a Career Consultant as well as NGO partner.
As a close-knit family they toiled day in and out, being in the favour of the Lord, to make ARADANA TV the crowning glory of the Telugu Christians in the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh as well as all over the world. The ARADANA TV family are deeply cmmitted to the furtherance of the Lord’s work in throughout India and globally.