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Age: 74 Years
Husband: S. P. N. Singh
Hometown: Jalandhar

Nalini Singh

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Profession(s)Journalist, News Presenter, Author
Famous ForHer investigative journalism program “Aankhon Dekhi”
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 5”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 September 1945 (Saturday)
Age (as in 2019)74 Years
BirthplaceJalandhar, Punjab, India
Zodiac signVirgo
NationalityIndian
HometownJalandhar, Punjab, India
SchoolModern School, Barakhamba
ReligionHinduism
CasteBrahmin [1]Wikipedia
HobbiesWriting, Painting
ControversyNalini Singh landed into a controversy when she allegedly insulted a reporter of Nepal-1 news channel. Apparently, Singh called Anjana Rawal (the victim), a “bitch” and asked her to “eat” her shoes. Singh said, "Who do you think you are to be dressing so grandly, a princess? Eat my shoes for lunch, you bitch. All Nepalis are like you.” Rawal slapped Singh and filed a defamation suit on her after the incident. [2]Hindustan Times
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Husband/SpouseS. P. N. Singh
ChildrenSon- Sukaran Singh (Vice-President of Tata Advanced Systems)
Nalini Singh's son, Sukaran Singh
Daughter- Ratna Vira (Author)
Nalini Singh's daughter, Ratna Vira
ParentsFather- Hari Dev Shourie
Nalini Singh's father
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother(s)- Arun Shourie (Economist, Politician and Former Union Minister), Deepak Shourie (Journalist)
Nalini Singh's brother, Arun Shourie
Nalini Singh's brother Deepak Shourie
Sister- None

Nalini Singh

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Nalini Singh

  • Nalini Singh was born into a well-to-do family in Jalandhar, Punjab.
  • She started her career as a journalist and TV presenter with Doordarshan.

    Nalini Singh presenting news on Doordarshan

    Nalini Singh presenting news on Doordarshan

  • Singh hosted several popular current-affairs programs on the channel.
  • She even anchored a social documenting series on Doordarshan titled “Hello Zindagi.”
  • Nilani garnered huge popularity after hosting the investigative journalism program “Aankhon Dekhi” on DD Metro Channel (Currently known as DD News). Nalini hosted the show from 1990 to 2002.
  • Singh is the managing director of TV Live India Pvt Ltd.
  • She is also the managing editor of Nepal-1 News Channel.

    Nalini Singh during an interview

    Nalini Singh during an interview

  • She has assisted the author Devaki Jain in writing the book “Women’s Quest for Power: Five Indian Case Studies.”

    Women's Quest for Power Five Indian Case Studies Book

    Women’s Quest for Power Five Indian Case Studies Book

  • She is the daughter-in-law of Sir Chandeshwar Prasad Narayan Singh, former Governer of Uttar Pradesh and first Indian Ambassador to Nepal.
  • In 2014, Singh’s daughter, Ratna Vira, published a novel titled “Daughter by Court Order.” Later, there were speculations that it was her autobiography.
  • In an interview, Nalini’s daughter, Ratna revealed that she had a troubled relationship with her mother.
  • Singh is one of the five journalists who had been asked to record to record their statements by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Delhi Police in the Sunanda Pushkar Murder Case. Reportedly, Nalini was one of the few persons with whom Sunanda had spoken during the last few hours before her death.

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