Ravish Kumar


Ravish Kumar Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Real Name Ravish Kumar Pandey
Profession(s) Journalist, TV Anchor, Author
Date of Birth December 5, 1974
Physical Stats & More Info
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 183 cm
in meters– 1.83 m
in feet inches– 6’
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 75 kg
in pounds– 165 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper
Field Journalism
Associated With NDTV India
Joined Year 1996
Designation Senior Executive Editor at NDTV India
Famous Shows • Ravish Ki Report on NDTV India
• Hum Log on NDTV India
• Prime Time on NDTV India
Awards, Honours, Achievements 2010: Ganesh Sankar Vidyarthi Award
Ravish Kumar With Ganesh Sankar Vidyarthi Award
2013: Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award for the Journalist of The Year
Ravish Kumar With Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award
2014: Indian News Television Award for the best news anchor in Hindi
2016: The Indian Express included him in the 100 most influential Indians list. The same year, he was named the best journalist of the year by Mumbai Press Club
Ravish Kumar Getting The Best Journalist of The Year Award by Mumbai Press Club
2017: Honoured with the first Kuldip Nayar journalism award for his contribution to the field of journalism2019:• Awarded Ramon Magsaysay Award for “harnessing journalism to give voice to the voiceless.”
Ravish Kumar's Ramon Magsaysay Award
• On 22 September 2019, he received the inaugural Gauri Lankesh National Journalism Award in Bengaluru
Ravish Kumar Receiving the Gauri Lankesh Award
Personal Life
Age (as in 2018) 44 Years
Birthplace Jitvarpur village in Motihari, Bihar
Zodiac sign Sagittarius
Signature/Autograph Ravish Kumar's Autograph
Nationality Indian
Hometown Motihari, Bihar
School Loyola High School, Patna, India
College/University • Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi
• Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi
Educational Qualification(s) • BA in History from Deshbandhu College
• MA in History from Deshbandhu College
• M.Phil. from Delhi University
• Post-graduate diploma in Journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication
Religion Hinduism
Caste Bhumihar Brahmin
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Hobbies Reading, Writing, Listening to Old Hindi Songs
Address Village-Jitwarpur, PO.-Pipra, PS.-Govindganj, District-East Champaran, Bihar-845419
Controversies • In 2017, his brother, Brajesh Kumar Pandey was booked under the POSCO (Protection Of Children From Sexual Offences) Act for being involved in a sex-racket for which Ravish Kumar was criticized by a faction of society for not covering the incident in his news shows.
Ravish Kumar's Brother's Controversy
• He also attracted a controversy for implicitly criticizing Arnab Goswami, a popular English TV Anchor.
• Ravish Kumar has revealed that he has been receiving death threats and abusive phone calls since the arrival of the Narendra Modi Government at the centre in 2014. The constant trolling led to Ravish Kumar quitting Twitter in August 2015.
Ravish Kumar's Post About Quitting His Twiiter Account
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Nayana Dasgupta (History Teacher)
Wife/Spouse Nayana Dasgupta (History Teacher)
Ravish Kumar's Wife Nayana Dasgupta
Children Son– None
Daughter(s)– 2 (Names Not Known)
Parents Father– Baliram Pandey  My Neta
Mother– Name Not Known
Siblings Brother– Brajesh Kumar Pandey (Politician)
Ravish Kumar's Brother Brajesh Kumar Pandey
Sister– Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite Teacher Late Parthasarathi Gupta (History Professor of Delhi University)
Favourite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favourite Singer(s) Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, Mukesh, Mohammed Aziz
Money Factor
Salary Not Known