Women Talk Show Hosts

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Throughout history, there have been many women who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female such as Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres, Kathie Lee Gifford, Rosie Perez, Ricki Lake.The women featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & India and many more countries.
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Oprah Winfrey
(Best Known for Her Daytime Syndicated Talk Show 'The Oprah Winfrey Show')
Oprah Winfrey
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Birthdate: January 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States

Oprah Winfrey is arguably one of the most iconic figures in America who broke many barriers to become one of the most influential women in the country. She is a role model for the black community and is also a fierce feminist. Her path-breaking The Oprah Winfrey Show mostly based on lives of common people catapulted her to unprecedented stardom.

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Khloé Kardashian
(Talk Show Host, Socialite, Model)
Khloé Kardashian
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Birthdate: June 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Best known for playing a key role in the popular TV series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Khloé Kardashian is one of the most popular American celebrities on the internet. Having launched many clothing collections, she is also involved in the fashion industry. After suffering a traumatic brain injury, Khloé had a long-term memory loss but has recovered since.

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Whoopi Goldberg
(Actress, Comedian and Host; Best Known for Her Role in 'The Color Purple' and 'Ghost')
Whoopi Goldberg
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Birthdate: November 13, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chelsea, New York, United States

Accomplished American comedian, actress, singer and Broadway star, Whoopi Goldberg is amongst the select few who have won all the four awards—Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. Moreover, she is also a political activist, author and talk show host. Her notable work include films Ghost, Sister Act and The Color Purple; Broadway show Thoroughly Modern Millie and talk show The View.

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Stacey Dash
(Actress)
Stacey Dash
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Birthdate: January 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
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Megyn Kelly
(Journalist and Host of TV Shows 'The Kelly File' and 'American Live')
Megyn Kelly
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Birthdate: November 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Champaign, Illinois, United States

Megyn Kelly is a well-known American journalist and political commentator. She had a successful career at Fox News and NBC News, where she did reporting and anchored many shows. She quit television and launched her media production company in 2020. She hosts the The Megyn Kelly Show podcast. She has also written an autobiography titled Settle for More.

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Bethenny Frankel
(Television Personality)
Bethenny Frankel
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Birthdate: November 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York
Bethenny Frankel shot to fame with the reality series The Real Housewives of New York City. She has also appeared on The Apprentice: Martha Stewart and her own shows Bethenny Ever After, Bethenny & Fredrik, and Bethenny. She has written several self-help books and owns a lifestyle brand named Skinnygirl.
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Tamron Hall
(Journalist and Host of TV Talk Show ‘NewsNation with Tamron Hall’)
Tamron Hall
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Birthdate: September 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Luling, Texas, United States

Broadcast journalist and television talk show host Tamron Hall is best known for her eponymous award-winning syndicated daytime talk show. She has previously worked for NBC News and MSNBC. An alumnus of Temple University, she is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. She is actively involved in anti-domestic violence campaigns.

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Jeannie Mai
(Reality TV Personality)
Jeannie Mai
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Birthdate: January 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Jose, California, USA
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Tammy Faye Bakker
(Evangelist)
Tammy Faye Bakker
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Birthdate: March 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: nowrap International Falls, Minnesota, U.S.
Died: July 20, 2007
 10 
Mika Brzezinski
(Journalist, Political Commentator and Co-Host of the Weekday Morning Broadcast Show ‘Morning Joe’)
Mika Brzezinski
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Birthdate: May 2, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Mika Brzezinski, daughter of diplomat Zbigniew Brzezinski, is best known as a co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe. She worked as a "Ground Zero" reporter for CBS during 9/11. She has also been on shows such as Up to the Minute and HomePage, and has authored three books, including a memoir.
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Lisa Rinna
(Best Known for Her Roles as 'Billie Reed' on the NBC Daytime Soap Opera 'Days of Our Lives')
Lisa Rinna
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Birthdate: July 11, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newport Beach, California, United States
American actress Lisa Rinna is best known for playing Billie Reed in TV series Days of Our Lives and Taylor McBride in TV series Melrose Place. She has been a main cast member on the reality TV series, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, since 2014. Rinna has also written three books: Starlit; The Big, Fun, Sexy Sex Book; and The NYT best-seller Rinnavation.
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Mo'Nique
(Comedian)
Mo'Nique
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Birthdate: December 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Woodlawn, Maryland, United States
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Elisabeth Hasselbeck
(Television Personality and Former Co-Host on the ABC Daytime Talk Show ‘The View’)
Elisabeth Hasselbeck
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Birthdate: May 28, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cranston, Rhode Island, United States

Retired TV personality and talk show host, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, first gained fame as a contestant on the American version of the TV show, Survivor, in 2001. In the ensuing years, she became a co-host on the daytime talk show, The View, which further added to her popularity and earned her a  Daytime Emmy Award. She is also a published author.

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Margaret Trudeau
(Author, Actress)
Margaret Trudeau
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Birthdate: September 10, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
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Joy Behar
(Comedian)
Joy Behar
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Birthdate: October 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City

Joy Behar is an American actress, comedian, television host, and writer. She is best known for co-hosting the popular ABC talk show The View, for which she received the Daytime Emmy Award in 2009. The show has also earned her several Emmy Award nominations. Apart from hosting TV shows, Behar has also performed in theatrical plays like The Vagina Monologues.

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Hallie Jackson
(Political Reporter, Analyst)
Hallie Jackson
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Birthdate: April 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yardley, Pennsylvania, United States
TV journalist Hallie Jackson is known for her association with NBC News and now serves as their chief White House correspondent and an anchor for MSNBC. She also fills in as an anchor on the talk show Today. She has previously worked for WBOC-TV, WFSB, and Hearst Corporation.
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Jedediah Bila
(American Television Host and Author Known for Her Talk Shows ‘The View’ and ‘Fox & Friends’)
Jedediah Bila
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Birthdate: January 29, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

TV host and author Jedediah Bila is best known for co-hosting the talk show The View. An alumnus of  Columbia University, she began her career as a teacher and taught creative writing and improvisation. She eventually transitioned to a TV career and joined Fox News as a contributor. She is also an author and has written two books. 

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Paula White
(American Televangelist and Christian Author)
Paula White
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Birthdate: April 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States

Better known as the spiritual advisor to Donald Trump, Paula White became the first female clergy to deliver the inauguration invocation of a U.S. president. The televangelist and preacher also chaired Trump’s evangelical advisory board. She is also known for her Without Walls International Church and the show Paula White Today.

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Lisa Ling
(Host of This Is Life with Lisa Ling on CNN)
Lisa Ling
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Birthdate: August 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
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Ruth Westheimer
(German-American Sex Therapist, Media Personality and Holocaust Survivor)
Ruth Westheimer
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Birthdate: June 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
German-American sex therapist Ruth Westheimer, also known as Dr. Ruth, soared to fame with the radio show Sexually Speaking and later hosted many sexuality-related shows and wrote many books, too. She is also an ethnographer and a Holocaust survivor. Her life inspired the documentary Ask Dr. Ruth.
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Kasie Hunt
(American Correspondent)
Kasie Hunt
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Birthdate: May 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wayne, Pennsylvania

Kasie Hunt is an American political correspondent. Over the years, Kasie Hunt has been an important member of NBC News and MSNBC. Apart from being the Capitol Hill correspondent for NBC News, Hunt also hosts MSNBC's morning news show Way Too Early with Kasie Hunt, which airs on weekdays from 5 a.m. to 6 a.m.

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Lynne Cheney
(Second Lady of the United States (2001-2009))
Lynne Cheney
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Birthdate: August 14, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Casper, Wyoming, United States

Lynne Cheney is an American scholar, author, and former talk-show host. The wife of the 46th vice-president of the US, Lynne served as the second lady of the US between 2001 and 2009. In the 2018 biographical satirical comedy-drama film Vice, which was about Dick Cheney, Lynne is portrayed as a source of inspiration behind the rise of her husband.

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Loni Love
(Stand-up Comedian and Host Known for Her Shows 'The Real', 'I Love the 2000s' and 'Star Search')
Loni Love
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Birthdate: July 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Loni Love is an American comedian, actress, television host, and author. Love won the prestigious Daytime Emmy Award under the Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host category in 2018 for her work in the popular syndicated talk show, The Real. A former electrical engineer, Loni Love has worked in popular companies like Xerox Holdings Corporation and General Motors.

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Carly Aquilino
(Stand-up comedian)
Carly Aquilino
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Birthdate: November 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, United States
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Alex Wagner
(Television host and author)
Alex Wagner
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Birthdate: November 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
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Arlene Francis
(Actress & Radio Talk Show Host)
Arlene Francis
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Birthdate: October 20, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 31, 2001
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Mary Hart
(Television personality)
Mary Hart
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Birthdate: November 8, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
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Cristina Ferrare
(Actress, Model)
Cristina Ferrare
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Birthdate: February 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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Esther Rantzen
(Journalist Who Presented the BBC TV Series ‘That's Life!’)
Esther Rantzen
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Birthdate: June 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England, UK

Esther Rantzen is an English television presenter and journalist. She contributed immensely to the success of BBC's popular magazine-style television series That's Life, working as its presenter from 1973 to 1994. Also a humanitarian, Esther Rantzen helped found two charity organizations, namely ChildLine and The Silver Line. She was made a Dame in the 2015 New Year Honours.

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Jenny Jones
(Talk show host)
Jenny Jones
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Birthdate: June 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bethlehem, Palestine
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Esther Povitsky
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Birthdate: March 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Skokie, Illinois
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Maribel Guardia
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Birthdate: May 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
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Sharon Cuneta
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Birthdate: January 6, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
 34 
Leeza Gibbons
(TV Host)
Leeza Gibbons
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Birthdate: March 26, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hartsville, South Carolina, USA
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Morgan Webb
(Television presenter)
Morgan Webb
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Birthdate: October 5, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Debbie Matenopoulos
(Television host)
Debbie Matenopoulos
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Birthdate: December 13, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
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Simi Garewal
(Actress)
Simi Garewal
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Birthdate: October 17, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ludhiana, Punjab, India
 38 
Lauren Lake
(Lawyer)
Lauren Lake
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Birthdate: August 12, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 39 
Amy Van Dyken
(Swimmer)
Amy Van Dyken
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Birthdate: February 15, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States

Amy Van Dyken is an American radio presenter and retired competitive swimmer. Van Dyken was the most successful sportsperson at the 1996 Olympics where she won four gold medals. In 1995 and 1996, she was named American Swimmer of the Year. Amy Van Dyken went on to win two more gold medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

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Charlotte Laws
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Birthdate: May 11, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Tawny Little
(Television personality)
Tawny Little
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Birthdate: September 15, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, USA
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Natascha Kampusch
(Kidnap survivor)
Natascha Kampusch
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Birthdate: February 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
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Giselle Blondet
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Birthdate: January 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York
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Montserrat Oliver
(Fashion model and actress host who has graced the cover of magazines like Vogue and been a spokesmodel for global brands like Coca-Cola)
Montserrat Oliver
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Birthdate: April 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
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Laisha Wilkins
(Actress, Talk Show Hostess)
Laisha Wilkins
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Birthdate: May 18, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
 46 
Yang Lan
(Businesswoman)
Yang Lan
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Birthdate: March 31, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beijing, China
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Lori Bakker
(Former Televangelist, Motivational Speaker and Founder of the 'Lori's House' Organisation)
Lori Bakker
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Birthdate: August 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: United States

The wife of televangelist Jim Bakker and The Jim Bakker Show co-host, Lori Bakker had previously led a reckless life. Following five abortions, she switched to spirituality and joined the Phoenix First Assembly. She later formed the Mourning to Joy Ministry, to help women survive post-abortion trauma.

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Joyce Davidson
(Television presenter)
Joyce Davidson
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Birthdate: April 14, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: May 7, 2020

After winning a beauty contest as a housewife, Joyce Davidson worked on a TV cooking show. The CBC TV broadcaster was once dragged into a controversy for stating that she was “indifferent” about Queen Elizabeth II’s visit to Canada. Public backlash drove her out of the country, and she eventually settled in the US.

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Thelma Darkings
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Birthdate: 1960 AD
Birthplace: Costa Rica
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Aishwarya Prabhakar
(Television Actress)
Aishwarya Prabhakar
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Birthplace: India