Rajat Sharma Bio, Age, Family, Career and Profile

rajat sharma biography

Rajat Sharma, a prominent figure in the Indian media industry, wears many hats. Not only is he an esteemed journalist and news anchor, but he also holds the prestigious position of Chairman and Editor-in-Chief at India TV. Rajat Sharma is widely recognized as the charismatic host of the immensely popular TV show, Aap Ki Adalat. Beyond his media career, he has also made significant contributions to the world of sports as the former President of the Delhi Cricket Association. In recognition of his outstanding achievements, Rajat Sharma was honored with the prestigious Padma Bhushan award in 2015.


Rajat Sharma Wiki Bio Quick Facts :

Date of Birth / Age : 18 February 1957 / 63 years (as in 2020)
Nick Name : Rajat
Full Name : Rajat Sharma
Birthplace / Home Town : Delhi, India / NCR
Nationality : Indian
Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign : Aquiarius
Religion : Hinduism


Height, Weight and Physical Stats :

Height : 180 Cm
Weight : 70 Kg
Eye Color : Black
Hair Color : Black

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Family and Relatives :

Father :  N/A
Mother : N/A
Brother(s) : Six
Sister(s) : One
Marital Status : Married
Spouse / Wife : Ritu Dhawan (1997)


Education and Career :

Qualification : M. Com
School : Ramjas School, Pusa Road
College / Universities : Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi
Profession : Journalist, Anchor, Founder India TV (2004)
Debut / Current TV : Zee TV / India TV
Known For Aap Ki Adalat
Net Worth / Income : $20 m (Approx)


Contact and Social Media Profile :

Twitter : twitter.com/RajatSharmaLive
Facebook : facebook.com/RajatSharmaLive
Instagram : N/A
Wikipedia wikipedia.org/wiki/Rajat_Sharma
Email / Contact : Phone: 0120-305-1000 Fax: 0120-305-1009/mail@indiatvnews.com
Address : India TV Broadcast Centre,, B-30, Sector 85, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India


Rajat Sharma Favorites :

Hobbies : Reading Novels
Favorite Singer : Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi
Favorite Player : Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sports : Cricket
Favorite Accessories : Watch
Favorite Destination : London
Favorite Dress : Suit

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Awards :

 – ITA Award for Best Anchor – News / Current Affairs show
 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year Award by Exchange4media
 – Indian Television Academy Lifetime Achievement Award
 2014 Tarun Kranti Award at Rohini, New Delhi
 2015 Padma Bhushan


Some Known Facts About Falana :

Does Rajat Sharma smoke? : Not Known

Does Rajat Sharma drink alcohol? : Not Known

His early days were spent living in a 10 x 10 room in old Delhi with seven siblings, an ailing mother, father and sister that too without any water and electricity.

He brought up in great poverty during his childhood.

In 1997, Rajat Sharma married TV Producer Ritu Dhawan.

After completing M.Com, he was searching for a job. He was hired as a researcher on a salary of INR 400 per month by Janardan Thakur, a journalist who had just quit Ananda Bazar Patrika to start a new syndicate column.

Then he joined the Onlooker Magazine as a trainee and then went on to become its editor in 1985.

After having spent three years at Onlooker, he joined Sunday Observer as an editor and later on The Daily again as an editor.

In 1992, his meeting with Subhash Chandra in a flight, shaped the concept of Aap Ki Adalat, and its first show aired in 1993.

Rajat Sharma started his TV career with Aap Ki Adalat, the interview program in the format of court with Zee TV.

His first episode features Lalu Prasad Yadav and was aired on March 14, 1993. The show was an instant hit and he gained huge name and fame.

In 2004, he launched India TV News channel.

Aap Ki Adalat with Narendra Modi just before the General elections was iconic and broke all TRP rating records of TV news viewership.

Recently Aap Ki Adalat celebrated 21 years of broadcast thereby making it the longest running show in India’s television history.

He also hosts the prime time show Aaj Ki Baat, Rajat Sharma ke Sath on India TV at 9pm everyday.


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