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Chitra Tripathi (News Anchor) Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Husband: Atul Agarwal
Age: 33 Years
Hometown: Gorakhpur

Chitra Tripathi

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Bio/Wiki
NicknameChitru
Profession(s)Journalist, Scriptwriter, Producer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)36-30-34
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
Awards, Achievements 2016- Ramnath Goenka Excellence In Journalism Award
Chitra Tripathi - Ramnath Goenka Excellence In Journalism Award
2018- NCC Achievers Award
Personal Life
Date of Birth11 May 1986
Age (as in 2019)33 Years
BirthplaceGorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
NationalityIndian
HometownGorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
SchoolA. D. Govt. Girls Inter College, Gorakhpur
College/UniversityDeen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur
Educational QualificationPost Graduation in Defence Studies
ReligionHinduism
CasteBrahmin
Food HabitVegetarian
Address Supertech Eco Village -1 Residential Apartments, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
HobbiesReading Novels, Travelling, Cooking, Gymming
Chitra Tripathi At A Gym
ControversyIn 2016, she registered a complaint of domestic violence against her husband at the Police Station of Sector 24 in Noida. However, later, the couple sort-out the matter. [1]Khabar Ab Tak
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affair/BoyfriendAtul Agarwal (News Anchor)
Marriage Date23 November 2008
Chitra Tripathi and Atul Agarwal's marriage photo
Family
Husband/SpouseAtul Agrawal (m. 2008-present)
Chitra Tripathi With Her Husband and Son Aum
ChildrenSon- Aum
Daughter- None
ParentsNames Not Known
Chitra Tripathi's Parents
SiblingsBrothers- Amit Tripathi (Younger), Aditya Tripathi (Younger)
Sister- Shweta Tripathi (Younger, News Anchor)
Chitra Tripathi with her parents and siblings
Favourite Things
Favourite Actor(s)Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan
Favourite ActressRekha
Favourite WriterHarishankar Parsai

Chitra Tripathi

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Chitra Tripathi

  • Does Chitra Tripathi smoke?: No
  • Does Chitra Tripathi drink alcohol?: No
  • Chitra hails from a middle-class religious family.

    Chitra Tripathi's Childhood Photo

    Chitra Tripathi’s Childhood Photo

  • Once, as an NCC cadet, she had received a gold medal at the Republic Day Parade in Delhi.
  • During her post-graduation, she never thought of becoming a journalist; as she wanted to join the Indian Army. But when she started her career at a Doordarshan Center in Gorakhpur, it changed her mind and she decided to pursue a career in journalism.
  • After moving from Gorakhpur to Delhi, she initially worked at Sahara India.

    Chitra Tripathi at the beginning period of her career

    Chitra Tripathi at the beginning period of her career

  • In 2008, she got married to her long-time boyfriend Atul Agarwal who is also a noted Hindi TV journalist and news anchor.

    Chitra Tripathi With Her Husband before marriage in 2007

    Chitra Tripathi With Her Husband before marriage in 2007

  • Before joining ABP News, she had worked with Doordarshan, India News, Sahara India, News 24, and ETV Network.

    Chitra Tripathi - ABP News

    Chitra Tripathi – ABP News

  • When Chitra was working at India News, the Indian Army gave her a letter of appreciation for her story ‘Hindustan Ka Mission Jai Hind.’
  • After joining ABP News in 2016, she started hosting shows like ‘2019 Kaun Jeetega’ ‘Kaun Banega Mukhiyamantri’ ‘Modi Ke 4 Saal,’ and the weekly show ‘Press Conference.’
  • On 11 February 2019, Chitra resigned from ABP News and joined Aaj Tak as the Deputy Editor and Anchor.” There she hosted the show ‘Desh Tak.’

    Chitra Tripathi Show Desh Tak

    Chitra Tripathi Show Desh Tak

  • Once, while in ABP News, Chitra did a story on a village in Uttar Pradesh where there was no electricity in any house; except the house of the local BJP MLA. Post her coverage, the electricity poles were erected all over the village within three days, and the villagers started experiencing electricity for the first time after India’s independence.
  • Chitra received huge popularity when she reported from Kumbh; riding a Bullet bike.

    Chitra Tripathi Riding Bullet

    Chitra Tripathi Riding Bullet

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