Barkha Dutt Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family.
S.P Dutt and Prabha Dutt gave birth to Barkha Dutt on December 18, 1971, in New Delhi, India. Her father worked for Air India, and her mother worked for the Hindustan Times as a journalist.
Barkha Dutt is a news reporter, anchor, columnist, and journalist who is known for being extremely talented and courageous. Barkha is of Indian descent and belongs to the North Indian ethnic group. She is currently working as a consultant editor for NDTV. Sagittarius is her zodiac sign.
Career and education
Barkha Dutt graduated from St. Stephen’s College in Delhi with a degree in English literature following her high school education. She then went on to Jamia Millia Islamia Mass Communication Research Center in New Delhi to get her Master’s in Mass Communications. She also graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism with a Master’s degree in journalism.
Barkha Dutt began her career at NDTV and credits her mother, a journalist, for inspiring her to pursue a career in journalism. Bahar Dutt, her younger sister, is also a CNN IBN television journalist. After reporting on the 1999 Indo-Pak Kargil conflict, the Gujarat Riots in 2002, and the Mumbai attacks in 2008, Barkha was thrust into the spotlight.
Barkha Dutt has reported on conflicts in Kashmir, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iraq, among others. She co-authored a chapter in the book ‘Gujrat: the Making of a Tragedy,’ and she published her first book, ‘The Unquiet Land,’ in 2015.
In terms of her personal life, Barkha Dutt was married to a Kashmiri Muslim named Mir for a short time before divorcing him. Her first husband’s identity and other details are unknown. Dr. Haseeb Drabu, the chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Bank, was her next husband. Her second marriage was also short-lived.
Controversy and rumors
Barkha Dutt’s marriage relationship and divorce with both of her previous husbands has been a constant source of rumors and controversy. Barkha couldn’t avoid criticism and controversy for her coverage of the Gujarat riots in 2002, in which she labeled the rioters as Hindus and Muslims.
She was chastised for sensationalizing the 2008 Mumbai attacks by revealing the location of hotel guests on live television, putting lives at risk, and causing deaths. In 2010, Barkha was also a part of the Radia tapes controversy.
Recognition and Awards
For her coverage of the 2004 Tsunami, Barkha Dutt has received numerous international and national awards, including the Padma Shree. In 2007, she won the award for a best TV news anchor and another award for “journalist of the year.” Barkha was named the AIB’s “TV Personality of the Year” in 2012. Barkha has also been named to the 100 “Global Leaders of Tomorrow” list on two occasions.
In 2010, Barkha Dutt was appointed to India’s National Integration Council. Barkha has served as a role model and inspiration for a number of Bollywood films and characters, including the 2004 film Lakshya and the 2010 satire Peepli Live.
Physical Characteristics and Wealth
Her height and weight are estimated to be around 5 feet 4 inches and 56 kilograms, respectively. Her hair and eyes are both black. Barkha Dutt’s annual income is over Rs.3.5 crore, based on an estimated monthly salary of Rs. 30 lakh (excluding perks). Her net worth is estimated to be in excess of Rs.10 crore.
Use of social media
Wikipedia and other websites have extensive information about Barkha Dutt. She is also active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
|Date of Birth:||1971, December-18|
|Age:||50 years old|
|Height:||5 Feet 4 Inch|
|Birth Name||Barkha Dutt|
|Father||S. P. Dutt|
|Birth Place/City||New Delhi|
|Net Worth||Rs.10 Crore|
|Famous for||News Anchor and consulting editor with NDTV|
|Education||Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism|
|Awards||Padma Shri, ITA Award for Best Anchor – Talk/Chat Show|
|TV Show||We the People|