Living in a technical era, we have access to the tidings from all over the world just sitting in our couch. It would be worth saying here that today media and internet has brought the globe in your pockets. Journalism not only keeps you updated but also serves as a mean to keep people connected with humankind.
Today in India, a large number of people usually prefer to access news through TV programs. Television industry is really a huge industry. Talented, spontaneous, expressive and glamorous news anchors make it even bigger. In such a visual world, being a news anchor is really tough. A news anchor’s job is to deliver news with emotions and in an expressive way. There is definitely a script for every single piece of news. Anchors just have to deliver it but there is no script for breaking-news. Here anchors are expected to think on the feet and speak off-the-cuff.
No matter how tough the road is, but today women in all careers are striving to gain equality in work places and are even leaving men behind with their dedication and perfection. Then how the media industry could be completed without stunning, proficient, and dynamic ladies? A research shows, female broadcasters always deliver news with emotions and are able to bring emphasis on their delivery making them more credible and realistic. In India there are many female news anchors but only few of them are creating buzz with their names and going ahead irresistibly.
Here we have put together the top 10 names of most glamorous news anchors in India in 2020 who not only keep us updated with the world’s happening but also make us fall for them.
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10. Sagarika Ghose:
The 52 years old Sagarika Ghose is Indian journalist, news anchor and writer. She started her journey in 1991 as a journalist. Previously worked at ‘Times of India’, ‘Outlook’, ‘The Indian Express, and news network CNN-IBN Sagarika is currently consulting editor at ‘The Times of India’. The winner of NT award for Best Debate Public Show, Sagarika has won many other awards too including the best anchor award by ITA. Sagarika, known for her controversial writings, have also written two novels which were published in 2004. In 1994, she married Rajdeep Sardesai, a senior journalist popularly known as The Grand Old Monk of India.
9. Sonia Shenoy:
Often considered as one of the prettiest faces of Indian news channel, the 29 years old Sonia is currently news anchor for the CNBC-TV18. As a teenager the gorgeous lady dreamt of becoming a model or an actress but destiny chose her to become a news anchor. The financial and stock market expert Sonia worked as an equity research analyst with global news wire agency Thomson Reuters before coming in CNBC, where she has been working for over 5 years. Moreover, she has also hosted many TV business programs and interviewed numerous stock market experts.
8. Anjana Om Kashyap:
There are only few ladies making it large in the news circuit and Anjana Kashyap is one of them. The 41 years old journalist has been active in Indian Television news for over one decade. Currently a popular anchor at ‘Aaj Tak’, Anjana has previously worked for Doordarshan, Zee News, Star News, and News 24. This bold and beautiful news anchor is best known for her aggressive roles in debate shows. Her debate shows ‘Do Tuk’, ‘Halla Bol’, ‘Rajtilak’ and ‘Badi Bahas’ were loved by many people across the country and also increased her popularity quotient.
7. Archana Vijaya:
The hottest and multi-talented lady in this list. Archana Vijaya is a model, host and television presenter. This atypical beauty has worked really hard to reach where she is today. She started her career with the first season of ‘Get Gorgeous’. This show turned out to be a path- breaking achievement in her career. After some successful years in modelling, she emerged as a striking host and TV presenter. Being one of the most-sought sport hosts, she hosted many events and the notable ones are IIFA 2011, IPL, Celebrity Cricket League, and Celebrity Performer on Jhalak Dikhlaja. Well- known as a glamorous IPL host, Archana has also worked for Neo Sport.
6. Mini Menon:
Model turned Indian news anchor is a living example of beauty with brain. Presently co-founder and editor of Indy Network, Mini mainly covers the political, business, and economic news. Before working in Indy Network, she was the executive editor of Bloomberg TV India. As a news anchor because of her wit and talent, she won many awards and recognition. In 2013, Impact Magazine applauded her as one of the 10 most influential women in Indian marketing, advertising, and media. Mini is undoubtedly the most ravishing and prominent news reporter in India. In 1996, she was titled as the Femina Miss India.
5. Nidhi Razdan:
The 38 year old Nidhi Razdan is a talented and beautiful journalist from Kashmir currently working as senior editor and news anchor on NDTV. Nidhi began her professional career in 1999 with NDTV and today she became the core news anchor of the channel. She is best known for her news show ‘Left, Right, & Centre’. Apart from this, she also hosted many popular news shows for NDTV. She has a lot of happenings in and around Kashmir. Lately the energetic lady has created a lot of buzz when her name was linked with Jammu Kashmir politician Omar Abdulla.
4. Harishree Mehta:
Nowadays, TV news industry is flooded with many beautiful ladies who are carrying the success of the channel on their own shoulders. Harishree Mehta is one of such lady news anchor. Previously a chartered accountant, Harishree tried her luck as a news anchor and impressed the people with her presentation skills, attractive looks, and soft voice. Currently she works with Times now covering the stock and business topics. Before switching to Times Now she also worked with CNBC TV18. Her news shows are often loved by Indian community.
3. Shereen Bhan:
Another reputed television face from Kashmir. The 40 years old gorgeous lady joined CNBC- TV18 in 2000 as a news researcher and today she is the managing editor of same channel. Before that she also worked for Television Infotainent, UTV, STAR TV and SUB TV. Shereen has every tiny detail about the economics and is often credited to redefine the concept of journalism in Indian economic sector interviewing some high profile businessmen. Apart from many appealing News shows, she is also anchor & editor of ‘Young Turk’, one of the most famous Indian news shows on entrepreneurs. With having so many awards under her name, Shereen’s career definitely glitters with applauds and accolades.
2. Sweta Singh:
Anybody who follows news on Indian Television is sure to be familiar with Sweta Singh, one of the most famous, loved and beautiful faces in Indian television. Her popularity doesn’t stem only from her gorgeousness which she is blessed with but also from her unbeatable anchoring skills. Currently the anchor & editor on Aaj Tak, Sweta also worked with Times of India, Zee News, and Sahara. From sport to politics, she deals with a variety of topics and delivers the news in a highly commendable and impartial ways. Her shows are one of the most watched news channel shows in India. This incredible anchor has been bestowed with many awards for her skills.
1. Mayanti Langer:
Leaving all the ladies behind Mayanti Langer tops the list. One of the most popular sport journalists with STAR Mayanti has hosted numerous tournaments like Football Café, 2010 FIFA World Cup, 2010 Commonwealth Games, 2011 & 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, and 2014 Indian Super League. Along with her unexcelled anchoring, she drives people crazy with her looks too. She is a center of attraction for millions on the ground. This sensational anchor got married to Cricketer Stuart Binny in 2012.
Journalism, being the most loved career option among the girls, provides a huge number of news anchors every other day. In this industry many come but only a few exceptional get succeed as here women have to work twice as hard, be twice as beautiful, and go above and beyond their abilities. The above list is of such exceptional, dedicated, and glamorous ladies who broke all the barriers and reached to peak of media world.