Rajat Sharma is an Indian Journalist, News Anchor and Editor. He is the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of India TV. He hosts the very famous TV show Aap Ki Adalat. He was the President of Delhi Cricket association. In 2015, he was awarded with Padma Bhushan.
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|
|Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign :||Aquiarius|
Height, Weight and Physical Stats :
|Height :||180 Cm|
|Weight :||70 Kg|
|Eye Color :||Black|
|Hair Color :||Black|
Family and Relatives :
|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 :
|Email / Contact :||Phone: 0120-305-1000 Fax: email@example.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|
|–||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|
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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