Veteran journalist Vinod Mehta passes away
Senior Journalist and Outlook Group’s editorial chairman Vinod Mehta passed away on 8 March 2015 at the age of 72. He was one of the India’s most influential editors, fine journalist & writer.
As an influential editor he had launched number of successful publications including the Sunday Observer, Indian Post, The Independent, The Pioneer (Delhi edition) and Outlook.
He authored a biography of Meena Kumari (movie actress and poet) and Sanjay Gandhi- The Sanjay Story (2012).
His other acclaimed work includes memoir Lucknow Boy published in 2012, Mr Editor, How close are you to the PM? (1999) and Bombay: A Private View (1971).
He was conferred with Yash Bharti Samman (2015) by Uttar Pradesh government.
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