Some Lesser Known Facts About Deepak Chaurasia
- Does Deepak Chaurasia smoke?: Yes
- After his education, Deepak cofounded Aaj Tak.
- Deepak joined DD News as a consulting editor in 2003.
- He returned to Aaj Tak in July 2004.
- Deepak later joined STAR News which became ABP News.
- Currently, he is editor in chief of India News.
- His Show “Tonight with Deepak Chaurasia” is very popular.
- In December 2021, he was heavily trolled on social media when he appeared in an inebriated state on-air while paying tribute to CDS General Bipin Rawat. A video of Chaurasia went viral on social media in which the journalist was paying tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat, who was killed in a tragic helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu’s Coonoor on 8 December 2021 along with his wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 more. In the viral video, Chaurasia was spotted speaking in a peculiar way that made several social media users wonder if he was in an inebriated state while hosting the show. In the video, Chaurasia can also be heard referring to General Bipin Rawat as VP Singh.
What happened to @DChaurasia2312? Is he not well? Why was he removed from his show 'Desh ki Behas' in mins? Why is his show not uploaded on YT? Didn't look like he was in his usual sense. Nothing he spoke made sense too. Referred to Gen Bipin Rawat as VP Singh & many such errors pic.twitter.com/7YBSUV3TFl
— Mohammed Zubair (@zoo_bear) December 10, 2021