Derek O'Brien

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Birthday
13, 1961
Birthplace
Kolkata, India
Birth Sign
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Birthday
13, 1961 (age 57)
Birthplace
Kolkata, India

About

Indian TV show host and politician known for hosting Bournvita Quiz Contest, one of the longest-running game shows in Indian television history. In 2011, he was sworn in as a Member of Parliament of the All Indian Trinamool Congress.

Before Fame

He graduated from Scottish Church College and worked as a sports journalist early in his career.

Trivia

He's the founder and CEO of Derek O'Brien & Associates, which has programs with over 4,000 schools in India and is known for its quiz and reference books.

Family Life

He has two younger brothers, Andy and Barry. He and his first wife Rila Banerjee have a daughter.

Associated With

Mamata Banerjee made him the head of the Passenger Services Committee of the Indian Railways in 2009.