Ravish Kumar (born 5 December 1974) is an Indian TV anchor,writer and journalist who covers topics pertaining to Indian politics and society. He is a senior executive editor at NDTV India, the Hindi news channel of the NDTV news network and hosts a number of programmes including the channel’s flagship weekday show Prime Time, Hum Logand Ravish Ki Report.
Early life and education-
He was born in a small district called history city “East Champaran” with its headquarters at Motihari, in the eastern state of India, Bihar. He studied at Loyola High School, Patna, and moved to Delhi for his higher studies. He graduated from Deshbandhu College, Delhi. After that he studied Mass Communication at IIMC, Delhi.
He received the prestigious Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Award for Hindi Journalism and Creative Literature for 2010 from the President of India (awarded in 2014).He was honoured with the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award for the Journalist of the Year in 2013 and 2017 for the broadcast category in Hindi language. He was included in the list of 100 most influential Indians 2016 by The Indian Express. He was named the best journalist of the year in 2015 by Mumbai Press Club. In March 2017, Kumar was honoured with the first Kuldip Nayar journalism award for his contribution to the field of journalism.
Ravish Kumar is married to Nayana Dasgupta, who is the head of the history department at Lady Sri Ram College.He has two daughters.
- Ishq Mein Shahar Hona (Hindi: इश्क में शहर होना)
- Dekhate Rahiye