Palki S Upadhyay (Journalist) Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Husband, Children, Family & More

Palki S Upadhyay

Full NamePalki Sharma Upadhyay
Profession(s)Journalist, News Anchor, Designer
Famous AsAnchor and Editor at CNN-News 18 channel
Physical Stats & More
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 May 1982
Age (as in 2017)35 Years
BirthplacePilani, Rajasthan, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
HometownDelhi, India
SchoolLoreto Convent, Tara Hall, Shimla
College/InstituteICG Institute for Educational Research & Development
Alliance Francaise de, Delhi
Educational Qualification(s)Master's Degree in Communication and Journalism from ICG
Certified C1 French Learner from Alliance Francaise de, Delhi
HobbiesReading, Cooking, Designing
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
Marriage DateYear- 2008
Husband/SpouseSanket Upadhyay (Journalist)
Palki S Upadhyay With Her Husband Sanket
ChildrenSon- Not Known
Daughter- 1(Name Not Known)
Palki S Upadhyay With Her Daughter
ParentsNames Not Known
SiblingsNot Known
Favourite Things
Favourite Book(s)Indian Summer - Alex Von Tunzelmann; Angela's Ashes - Frank Mc Court; The Bluest Eye - Toni Morrison; In Other Rooms, Other Wonders - Daniyal Mueenuddin; Love In A Blue Time - Hanif Kureishi
Favourite AttireSaree

Palki S Upadhyay

Some Lesser Known Facts About Palki S Upadhyay

  • Does Palki S Upadhyay smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Palki S Upadhyay drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She was born in a well-renowned family as his father is a well-known cricketer and mother, a famous beauty expert.
  • In 2002, she gave a headstart to her career by appearing on India’s largest broadcasting television network- Doordarshan as a news anchor, where she hosted for the regional and national channel.
  • She was also assigned the tasks of shortlisting, formatting and writing stories on current affairs at Doordarshan.
  • In 2004, she joined Hindustan Times as Staff Writer and wrote stories on civic and social issues.
  • She worked there for one year and handled tasks such as giving film reviews, copy-editing segments of the Jaipur edition.
  • In May 2005, she entered India’s largest English-language news television channel- CNN-News18 as an Anchor and Senior Editor.
  • For over 10 years, she anchored various news and chat shows; interviewed various famous personalities of the country including cabinet ministers, opposition leaders, business heads, social activists, artists, authors, sports stars, film stars, and young achievers; did writing, formatting, and presentation work; reviewed books for, and conducted live online chats related to various current affairs and public interest.
  • In 2007, she was awarded the Best News Reader Award.
  • She groomed herself as a successful anchor and journalist and moved on to iTV network in 2016.
  • Palki is a multi-talented personality and loves doing artistic work like doing paintings on pots in her free time. Palki S Upadhyay's Creative Work
  • Palki has contributed a lot to iTV network in a very short span of time, as she has hosted daily debates and discussions on a variety of issues ranging from politics to policy; guided and trained colleagues; has interviewed many trending personalities; contributed to daily news plan by performing story selection and resource allocation and many such tasks.
  • In an interview, she told that she is in love with the love story of her parents and cherishes listening to it over and over again. Moreover, she would love to pen their story if she ever got the chance in future.
  • She is a big lover of saree and is crazy about collecting them for various events.
  • In 2008, she got married to Sanket Upadhyay, who is also a journalist. Palki S Upadhyay Marriage Pic
  • She has also reported on Iraqi refugees and Tibetans in India and conducted the Obama‘s presidential campaign.
  • With her ardent love for sarees and passion for designing, she has come up with her own saree brand named Revya, which actually reflects her taste in sarees.
  • In a talk with Indian Women Blog, she expressed her joy of living in a happy family after marriage. She told that she comes from a family where she was asked not to opt for odd hours at all, but now, she is in a kind of family where whenever some breaking news hit the floor, she is asked to rush out and cover that.