N.P. Singh Age, Wife, Biography

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Religion: Sikhism
Education: M.Com From Delhi School Of Economics
Marital Status: Married

N. P. Singh

ProfessionEx MD & CEO of Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI)
Physical Stats & More
Eye ColourBlack
Awards & Honours• Honoured as Media Person of the Year by IAA Leadership Awards (2021)
N. P. Singh (second from left) while receiving the IAA Leadership Award
• Runners-up trophy in the ‘ADAPTIVE’ category of the Mint Corporate Strategy Awards from the then Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu (2018)
N. P. Singh (2nd from left) receiving the Mint Corporate Strategy Awards
Personal Life
School• Kendriya Vidyalaya (1966-1976)
College/University• Delhi University, Delhi (1976-1979)
• Delhi School of Economics, Delhi (1979-1982)
• Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Delhi (1982-1986)
Educational Qualification(s)• B.Com (Hons.) from Delhi University
• M.Com from Delhi School of Economics
• FCMA, Management Accounting from Institute of Cost Accountants of India
Social MediaLinkedIn
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseWife of N. P. Singh
FoodIndian cuisine

N. P. Singh

Some Lesser Known Facts About N.P. Singh

  • He was a rank holder at the Institute of Cost Accountants of India and was honoured for his merit.
  • N.P. Singh worked at Hindustan Copper Limited from January 1981 till December 1988. He held many positions there and left the company as a Senior Accounts Officer.
  • From December 1988 to December 1995, N.P. Singh worked at Modi Xerox Limited. After serving many positions in the company, he left the job as a Controller of Business Operations.
  • He worked at Modicorp for more than two years (January 1996 – May 1998). He held several positions there including Chief Financial Officer.
  • N.P. Singh worked at Spice Telecom as the Chief Financial Officer from May 1998 to June 1999.
  • In 1999, he joined Sony Entertainment Television India Private Limited (SET India) as the Chief Financial Officer, just 4 years after it launched its first channel. In the same year, the company launched its second channel ‘Sony Max’ which became a huge success. N. P. Singh served in this position till 2003.
  • In 2005, ‘SET India Network’ bought the channel ‘SAB TV’ from the Sri Adhikari Brothers and renamed it ‘Sony SAB.’ It gained popularity for the sitcom ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ which started in 2008.
  • From 2004 to 2013, N.P. Singh worked at Sony Entertainment Television India Private Limited as the Chief Operating Officer.
  • In 2006, the English movie channel Sony Pix was launched by SET India under the guidance of N.P. Singh.
  • SET India was rebranded and renamed as Multi Screen Media in December 2007.
  • In 2010, N. P. Singh took over the Hindi reality TV game show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ from Star Plus in its fourth season.
  • He became the MD and CEO of Multi Screen Media Private Limited in 2014.
  • In December 2015, Multi Screen Media was renamed and rebranded as Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI).
  • N.P. Singh played an important role in expanding the sports network of SPNI from a single channel ‘Sony Six’ to many different sports channels.
  • It was under his lead that SPNI launched ‘Sony LIV’ to bring its network to the OTT platform.
  • In 2016, he acquired the TEN Sports network from ZEE for $385 million. He also acquired the rights to major cricket boards and sports properties like WWE and UEFA Champions League.
  • N.P. Singh launched Sony BBC Earth in 2015. It is a joint venture with BBC Worldwide and is a factual entertainment channel.
  • His role was pivotal in bringing the presence of Sony on YouTube by signing a deal with Google worth multi-million dollars. This made ‘SET India,’ one of the most subscribed channels on YouTube in India.
  • On 24 May 2024, after announcing his decision to quit his position at the SPNI, he was replaced by Gaurav Banerjee, who had a leading position at Disney Star.
  • N.P. Singh left SPNI to devote himself to bring social changes. He wanted to work where he could perform advisory roles. Some people said that his departure was because of the unsuccessful merger deal worth $ 10 billion with ZEE (Zee Entertainment Enterprises) which ended in January 2024.
  • He was always practical in approach and driven towards the costs and profits, due to which his rivals nicknamed him ‘CFO in a CEO role.’
  • N.P. Singh has a special interest in Indian music and films.