Actor Manju Singh, television content pioneer, dies in Mumbai : Bollywood News

Veteran actress Manju Singh, one of television’s pioneers, passed away on Saturday, her family announced.

Actor Manju Singh, pioneer of television content, dies in Mumbai

According to her family, she died on Thursday in Mumbai. “We are deeply saddened to inform you of the passing of Manju Singh. She led a lovely and inspiring life dedicated to her family and her profession. Everyone from ‘Manju Didi’ to ‘Manju Nani’ will miss her,” said the communicated. was shared by the family to the PTI.

Since the early 1980s, when ‘Show Theme’ became the first sponsored program on television, Singh has been considered an industry pioneer. She later produced several memorable television shows for Doordarshan, ranging from sitcoms to children’s programming, spiritual to activism and other significant subjects during the early days of color television. Among them were Ek Kahani, Swaraj,’ and Adhikaar, in addition to anchoring the children’s show as Khel Quilone.

Manju Singh has also appeared in a few Hindi films, most notably as Ratna Sharma, the sister of Ramprasad D. Sharma (Amol Palekar), in Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s award-winning comedy. Golmaal and Panky scarf (1979), female tailor (1981), and Screen Two (1985).

Manju Singh was appointed to the Central Advisory Board on Education (CABE) in 2015 in recognition of her contributions to television, film, creative arts and academia.

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