G. K. Sanghar

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GK Sanghar
Born Gurpreet Kaur (GK) Sanghar
Singapore
Education Monash University
Occupation Journalist
Television personality

Gurpreet Kaur (GK) Sanghar is an Asian entertainment news personality of Punjabi descent. She is a television presenter, known for her work on Zee TV and MediaCorp Channel 5. In addition to her anchoring duties, Sanghar is a writer for a variety of publications, including NRI magazine, India Se[1] and the prominent American Chronicle.[2] Born in Singapore, she speaks over 5 languages, including Malay, Chinese, Hindi and Punjabi.

Career[edit]

After graduating from Monash University with a B.A. in Journalism and Communications, her career in the media industry began with Australia's women's lifestyle publication, Cleo. Whilst writing, she tried a hand at emceeing and nabbed the opportunity to host a widely publicized press launch for Singapore's first international music album release, Illamai Jolly Jolly (Tamil: விஜய்) produced by Ashok's Joy Entertainment in association with Shisha Productions.[3] The album featured the voices of child artistes from across the globe, alongside popular singers Kavita Krishnamurthy and Usha Uthup.

In the start of her career, she has hosted countless TV programs on Zee TV such as 'Pure Allure', 'Style Mart' and the 'I20 Super Challenge Cricket OLAM Cup'. Apart from her journalistic ventures, Sanghar is also the face of a designer boutique, 'Indochine with Gaurika', which was first officially launched in 2010 by the CEO and Editor-in-Chief for India Se, Shobha Tsering Bhalla in Singapore.[4]

In 2010, Sanghar hosted a 6-part reality series titled 'My First Million Dollar'. The program aired on Starhub TV and was featured across 18 countries. In 2011, she worked for the production company, Video Houze Private Limited and was in charge of the pre- and post-production of two in-house cooking programs titled, Aunty’s Kitchen and Grill Please!. She also served as the writer and presenter on both the shows aired on MediaCorp.

Sanghar has undergone training at the New York Acting Academy and the Bollywood Dance Academy.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role TV Company
2011 Aunty's Kitchen Presenter/Writer MediaCorp Channel 5
Grill Please! Presenter/Writer MediaCorp Channel 5
2010 My First Million Dollar Presenter Zee TV
2009 Cricket Olam Cup Presenter Zee TV
Pure Allure Presenter/Writer Zee TV
Style Mart: Asian Woman Presenter/Writer Zee TV
Global Indian Idol Presenter Global Indian International School Singapore

Commercials[edit]

Year Title Role TV Company
2010 Microsoft India Artist Moving Visuals (Promo)
2009 Supreme Collection Model Zee TV (Promo)
Spices of India Artist Zee TV(Promo)
Kathmandu Model Zee TV (Promo)

Publications[edit]

Year Title Role
2011 India Se Writer
2010 American Chronicle Writer
2009 Cleo Editorial Cadet
2008 Voices Unheard Reporter/Writer

References[edit]

  1. ^ *Art of the Deal. India Se Magazine. Retrieved 31 December 2009.
  2. ^ *The Infamous Gerard Butler. American Chronicle. Retrieved 30 November 2009.
  3. ^ *Ashok Pops Up. IndiaGlitz. Retrieved 14 May 2010.
  4. ^ *INDOCHINE WITH GAURIKA – SINGAPORE'S FIRST INDIAN DESIGNER BOUTIQUE. Indochine With Gaurika. Retrieved 2010.

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