Nalini Singh (Journalist) Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Nalini Singh

Nalini Singh is an Indian journalist, news presenter, and author. She is best known for her investigative journalism program “Aankhon Dekhi.”


Nalini Singh was born on Saturday, 1 September 1945 (age 74 years; as in 2019) in Jalandhar. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. She did her schooling from Barakhamba’s Modern School.

An old picture of Nalini Singh

An old picture of Nalini Singh

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 5″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Nalini Singh

Family & Caste

Nalini Singh belongs to a Brahmin Family. [1]Wikipedia

Parents & Siblings

Nalini is the daughter of consumer rights activist, Hari Dev Shourie. She has two brothers. Her brother, Deepak Shourie, is an Indian Journalist and her brother, Arun Shourie, is an Indian economist and politician who has also been a Union Minister.

Nalini Singh's father

Nalini Singh’s father

Nalini Singh's brother, Arun Shourie

Nalini Singh’s brother, Arun Shourie

Nalini Singh's brother Deepak Shourie

Nalini Singh’s brother Deepak Shourie

Husband & Children

Nalini Singh is married to S. P. N. Singh, son of Sir Chandeshwar Prasad Narayan Singh, former Governer of Uttar Pradesh and first Indian Ambassador to Nepal. Her daughter, Ratna Vira, is an author. Her son, Sukaran Singh is the Vice-President of Tata Advanced Systems.

Nalini Singh's daughter, Ratna Vira

Nalini Singh’s daughter, Ratna Vira

Nalini Singh's son, Sukaran Singh

Nalini Singh’s son, Sukaran Singh


Nalini Singh started her career as a journalist and TV anchor with Doordarshan. She has anchored many popular current-affairs programs on the channel. In 1995, Nalini anchored a social documenting series, Hello Zindagi, on Doordarshan

Nalini Singh presenting news on Doordarshan

Nalini Singh presenting news on Doordarshan

She is well-known for presenting the investigative journalism program “Aankhon Dekhi” on DD Metro Channel (Currently known as DD News). She anchored the show from 1990 to 2002. Nalini is the managing director of TV Live India Pvt Ltd. She is also the managing editor of the news channel, Nepal-1.

Nalini Singh during an interview

Nalini Singh during an interview


Nalini Singh attracted a controversy when she allegedly insulted a reporter of the news channel, Nepal-1, and was slapped by the victim. Reportedly, 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. [2]Hindustan Times


  • Her hobbies include writing and painting.
  • In 1980, Nalini 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

  • In May 2014, Nalini’s daughter, Ratna Vira, published a novel titled “Daughter by Court Order,” which rose some speculations if it was an autobiography.
  • During an interview, Singh’s daughter, Ratna revealed that she had a difficult 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.

References   [ + ]

1. Wikipedia
2. Hindustan Times

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