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Manisha Sharma to join Colors in May

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Media Publishing | April 17, 2012
Sharma will head non-fiction at Viacom18's Colors. She moves in from Sony, after spending eight years at the organisation.

After taking on board Prashaant Bhatt as fiction head for the channel, Colors has appointed Manisha Sharma as head, non-fiction. She moves in from MSM's Sony Entertainment Television, where she was in the same position.

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Sharma will join Colors on May 1 and will report to Raj Nayak, CEO, Colors.

Confirming the news, Sharma says, "I look forward to newer opportunities and new challenges. Initially, I will take care of the weekend programming at Colors."

Sharma has spent 18 years in the industry in the programming and content departments. She has worked with UTV for about eight years in the initial stages of her career. Subsequently, she joined Channel V for a couple of years. She has also directed a few shows for Zee TV before she joined Sony.

At Sony, she joined as fiction head and was later appointed as non-fiction head four years ago. Her stint at Sony lasted for about eight years. She is currently serving her notice period at the channel.

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