Journalist and news personality widely known as the host of Aaj Ki Baat and the editor-in-chief of its parent India TV. In his 22 years in television, he served as President of The News Broadcasters Association of India and Vice President in Strategic Affairs of The Indian Broadcasting Foundation.Early Life (Childhood)
While dabbling in student politics at Delhi University, he was jailed for 11 months during Indira Ghandi's Emergency declared in 1975. Following his release, his interest in politics became a full blown passion.Interesting Facts
Before beginning his television career, he worked as an editor for outlets like The Daily and the Sunday Observer. He was named INBA Entrepreneur of the Year in 2009.Before beginning his television career, he worked as an editor for outlets like The Daily and the Sunday Observer. He was named INBA Entrepreneur of the Year in 2009.Personal Life
He grew up in poverty, living in a 100 square foot home in India with his six brothers and one sister. As an adult, he married television producer Ritu Dhawan.NETWORTH And ACHIEVEMENT
He was conferred with Tarun Kranti Award at Rohini, New Delhi on 23 August 2014 along with Poorva Joshipura, the CEO of PETA. Sharma has been conferred with the Padma Bhushan by Government of India in 2015 in the field of Literature and Education. He received a Padma Bhushan from President Pranab Mukherjee in March 2015.