Bollywood actress Mayoori Kango joins Google India as Head of Industry

Former Bollywood actress Mayoori Kango, who is best remembered for the 1996 film “Papa Kehte Hain” has joined Google India as its head of industry, reports the NDTV.

Her official LinkedIn profile mentions that she joined Google India as its Head of Industry – Agency Partnership in March 2019, the Indian online portal reports.

“I am super excited to be part of Google and lead partnerships with DAN and Publicis. I am looking forward to applying my experience of over a decade in the industry in the agency realm to grow these partnerships further. It is a wonderful opportunity to be part of this incredible team and I am looking forward to the next phase of my professional life,” NDTV reports quoting IANS report.

After she quit from Bollywood movies, she worked as the Managing Director of Performics, a performance marketing agency. She also worked with Digitas as Associate Director, Media; and Zenith as Chief Digital Officer, reports The Daily Star.

Mayoori was inclined towards the IT sector initially. However, at the age of 15, she chose to act in Bollywood movies instead of getting enrolled in IIT Kanpur, reports India Today.

She made her acting debut with Naseem in 1995. The film which was based on the Babri Masjid demolition won National award for best direction and screenplay.

After her debut, while the actress was waiting for her Board exam results, she was offered by Mahesh Bhatt for “Papa Kahte Hain”, which also starred Jugal Hansraj. One of the songs of the movie “Ghar se nikal te hi” was an instant hit taking her to the peak of fame.

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