‘Papa Kehte Hain’ actor Mayoori Kango is now Google India head

Do you remember Mayoori Kango, the leading actress of ‘Papa kehte Hain’ opposite Jugal Hansraj? Mayoori, who quit movies long ago pursed career in corporate world and now she is one of the top executives of in Google India. In 2000, she quit acting and stepped into corporate world. She will head agency partnerships with Dan and Publicis at Google.

"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," Ms Kango told IANS.

Mayoori first worked with New York City-based digital agency called 360i. There she worked as an associate media manager from 2004 to 2012. She then joined Performics.Resultrix, part of the French company Publicis Groupe and worked as a managing director. She has also worked as an associate director with Digitas. Earlier, Mayoori was also liked with Zenith as their Chief Digital Officer.

Mayoori Kango debuted in Bollywood with the award winning film ‘Naseem’ at the age of 15 and later worked in movies like Papa Kehte Hain, Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet, Badal, Betaabi and Papa the Great. She shared screen space with actors like Rani Mukerji, Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Anupam Kher, Shakti Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Chandrachur Singh and Jugal Hansraj.

She also worked in small screen and acted in soaps like Kaahin Kissii Roz, Kittie Party, Kkusum and Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat, among a few others.

She is currently residing in India after returning from the US in 2009.