Vinod Dua

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Vinod Dua
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Vinod Dua in Jan Gan Man Ki Baat
Born (1954-03-11) 11 March 1954 (age 64)
EducationHans Raj College, University of Delhi
Spouse(s)Padmavati Dua
ChildrenMallika Dua, Bakul Dua
AwardsPadma Shri (2008)
BD Goenka

Vinod Dua (born 11 March 1954) is an Indian media personality. He has seen and been associated with Indian television’s transition from a government controlled, black and white, single-channel entity to the present-day multi-channel transnational satellite TV industry. A veteran of thousands of hours of telecasting, Vinod Dua is an anchor, political commentator, election analyst, producer and director.

He was awarded the Padma Shri for Journalism in 2008 by the Government of India.[1]

Early life[edit]

Vinod Dua’s early upbringing was in the refugee colonies of Delhi. His family migrated from Dera Ismail Khan after the independence of India in 1947. He graduated with a degree in English Literature from Hans Raj College and obtained his master's degree in literature, both from the University of Delhi. Ap Ke Liye was anchored by Vinod till 1984. 1984 was a landmark in the career of Vinod since he anchored Doordarshan.123

He used to host a daily morning show on Sahara TV in 2000-03 called Pratidin.[2][3]


Aired in the past[edit]

  • Janvani
  • Parakh
  • Khaba
  • Zayka India Ka


  1. ^ "The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Main News". The Tribune (Chandigarh). Retrieved 28 August 2016.
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  4. ^ Gulfnews: Talk time
  5. ^ Barkha Dutt, Vinod Dua get the Padma Shri

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