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An Indian television journalist and the iconic Doordarshan news anchor for 30 years, Salma Sultan is a respected public figure. After completing her post-graduation in English Literature from Indraprastha College, Delhi, she joined Doordarshan in 1967.

After her retirement, she moved to directing serials on social topics for Doordarshan under her production house Lensview Private Limited. Her serials Panchtantra Se, Suno Kahani, Swar Mere Tumhare and Jalte Sawal have been highly acclaimed. Suno Kahani was a serial based on issues concerning the youth and Jalta Sawaal focused on women-oriented issues like dowry, prostitution, infertility and rape.

Salma has won many accolades, recognitions and awards for accomplishments. In 2012, she was crowned as the 'Women of Substance' at the Kelvinator GR8! Women Awards, 2012

Even today, Salma has a busy schedule, but manages to find time for writing, reading and interior decoration. She enjoys dancing and singing.

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