Facts of Mayanti Langer Biography
Mayanti Langer is a well-known Indian TV sports journalist who works for Star Sports. In her decade-long career, she has hosted numerous tournaments such as Football café on Zee Sports, 2010 Commonwealth Games, First Indian Super League in 2014, 2010 FIFA World Cup broadcast on ESPN, 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, and 2011 Cricket World Cup.
Military Brat, Art Graduate And Early Soccer Interest
Mayanti was born on 8 February 1985 in Delhi, India to Lt. General father Sanjiv Langer and mother Mrs. Preminda Langer, an award winning teacher. Her grandparents are Lt. General Rajinder Nath Batra and Mrs. Priyo Batra. She attended Hindu College, University of Delhi and graduated from there holding BA (Hons).
She gained her interest in football when she was in the USA. Mayanti spent 4 years in New York, where she completed a swimming training and also participated in football leagues. She was in the States because her father UN obligations.
College Football, Zee Sports And Star Sports Career
During her college days, she was in her college football team. Then, she also trained with the Super Soccer Academy. As a college student, she later grabbed an opportunity to cover a broadcast of FIFA beach football as a guest anchor. After the successful stint, she was then offered a host and associate producer job for Football Café by Zee Sports.
She then worked for various football shows on the Zee network. During her Zee tenure, she did commentary as well as interviews during pre-match, half-time, and post-match shows. Zee Network had primarily assigned her to cover European but later the network assigned her to cover Indian Football.
She has likewise served on Zee Sports as the anchor for the Nehru Cup, which held in New Delhi at the Ambedkar Stadium.
After Zee network, she joined ESPN (now Star Sports) as a host of ESPN's 2010 FIFA World Cup broadcast team. She provided pre-match, half-match, and post-match analysis of the world football competition for ESPN. She along with John Dykes headed a team of expert panelists for the broadcast of the world competition. ESPN's 2010 World Cup broadcast attracted millions of viewers, thanks to smart coverages from personalities like Mayanti. Nevertheless, she also covered the 2011 Cricket World Cup for ESPN.
She then went on to host the 2010 Commonwealth Games for Doordarshan along with Charu Sharma. Then, Mayanti and Charu were credited by millions for hosting the famous competition held in Delhi. In 2013 December, she hosted India VS South Africa test series for Ten Sports.
Later, she hosted the Champions League 2014 and Indian Super League 2014 for Star Sports. Moreover, she also worked as an anchor for Cricket World Cup 2015 for Star Sports. Furthermore, she has also hosted Star Sports' sports news show "Star Power".
In 2012, she got married to a handsome cricketer "Stuart Binny". Stuart is the son of Roger Binny, who is a famous former Indian cricketer. Stuart was a member of the Indian team for Cricket World Cup 2015. He is a renowned Indian national team player. Nevertheless, he is also known for his critical IPL performances.
Social Networking Presence, Religion and Physique
She follows Hindu religion. Her mother tongue is Hindi. She has got beautiful long black hair and alluring brown eyes, which suit her charming personality and soothing voice.
Her dress size is 7. She weighs around 55 kg. Her height is 5 feet and 7 inches tall. Her breast size is 34C. Her body measurement is 34-26-36 inches.
No wonder, she is counted as one of the hottest sports Journalist.