Age: Anjana Om Kashyap is 44 years young.
Born: 12th July 1975.
Home Town: Ranchi.
Current City: Delhi.
Profession: News Anchor/Journalist.
Channel: Aaj Tak (2011-present)
Anjana Om Kashyap is an ENBA Award-winning News Anchor, Journalist, and TV personality best known for her fierce journalism and aggressive stance on various issues, she hosts a daily debate show “Halla Bol” for Aaj Tak. She is one of the most successful faces of Indian media.
Anjana Om Kashyap got her Masters in Journalism degree from Jamia Millia Islamia University in the year 2002. She got the Jamia Millia Islamia University’s distinguished alumni award for her contribution towards journalism.
She is also an alumnus of Daulat Ram College.
Anjana Om Kashyap joined at Indian Govt.owned DD News as a Journalist in 2003, where she worked as a reporter for famous news show ”Aankhon Dekhi”.
Then she joined Zee News, where she spent more than 5 years as a journalist and news anchor. She left Zee News in 2007 to join News24. She gained immense popularity for her show “Do Took” on News 24.
Anjana currently serves as a News Anchor for Aaj Tak on shows such as “Hall Bol”- A debate show telecasts daily from Monday to Friday at 6 pm. She also did some audience based election shows such as “Raajtilak”,” Dilli ki dil mein kya hai”.
She is also the prime anchor of Aaj Tak’s youtube channel NewsTak. She has her own YouTube channel too.
Before Aaj Tak, she worked for ABP news(Star News) for a few years. She hosted famous shows like “Badi Bahas” and “Do Took” for ABP News.
Anjana Om Kashyap Husband:
Anjana Om Kashyap is married to Delhi cadre Police officer Mangesh Kashyap, they both have two children. Mangesh is currently appointed as the CVO of SDMC by the Union Ministry.
Recently Anjana shared her picture with her daughter during the election.
Anjana Om Kashyap Controversy:
During the Nirvana Rape case in 2012, while reporting from ground zero three men in a moving car passed lewd comments to Anjana, this case reached to parliament and Jaya Bachchan Rajya Sabha MP from Samajwadi Party started questioning the government about the women safety issues at Delhi.
Mangesh Kashyap, when appointed as the CVO of South Delhi municipal corporation by the central government people, started complaining that he got the post because of her wife’s influence.
Anjana recently gets herself in latest controversy when she started heckling the working pediatrician at the ICU of Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital while reporting about the 2019 Bihar Encephalitis Outbreak. The Indian Medical Association filed a complaint against her.
Awards and Achivements:
- National Award for Best Reporter of the year.
- Best Anchor Award by Indian Television Award(2014).
- ENBA Awards for Best Anchor (2015).
- Best Anchor by IMWA Award(2015)
- Best Journalist Award by India Today Chairman’s Excellence Award.
- Distinguished Alumni Award by Jamia Milia Islamia University.
— Anjana Om Kashyap (@anjanaomkashyap) July 1, 2019
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