Rajdeep Sardesai Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Mumbai
Age: 59 Years
Wife: Sagarika Ghose

Rajdeep Sardesai

Full NameRajdeep Dilip Sardesai
ProfessionJournalist, Editor
Physical Stats & More
Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 May 1965 (Monday)
Age (as of 2024) 59 Years
Zodiac signGemini
SchoolCampion School, The Cathedral & John Connon School
CollegeSt. Xavier's College, University College, Oxford
Educational QualificationsBachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, and Bachelor of Civil Law
FamilyFather- Dilip Sardesai
Mother- Nandini
Dilip and Nandini Sardesai
Brother- N/A
Sister- Shonali
Shonali Sardesai with her Husband
ControversyOn 13 August 2020, he was heavily trolled on social media for sharing fake news about Pranab Mukherjee's death on his Twitter handle. Later, he apologized for the same. [1]ZEE News
Rajdeep Sardesai Tweet About Pranab Mukherjee's Death
Girls, Affairs and More
Sexual orientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
SpouseSagarika Ghose (Married 1994)
Rajdeep with his wife Sagarika Ghose
ChildrenSon- Ishan
Daughter- Tarini
Raajdeep Sardesai with his Wife and Children
Money Factor
Salary80 Lakh Rupee/Month

Rajdeep Sardesai

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rajdeep Sardesai

  • Sardesai is currently a consulting editor at the India Today group and hosts Headlines Today. He was the Editor-in-Chief of Global Broadcast News, that included CNN-IBN, IBN7, and IBN-Lokmat—which he resigned in July 2014.
  • Rajdeep is the son of Dilip Sardesai, a former Indian Test Cricketer.
  • Initially, Rajdeep worked with Times of India for six years and was the city editor of its Mumbai edition.
  • He entered television journalism in 1994 as Political Editor of New Delhi Television (NDTV).
  • He hosted popular shows like ‘The Big Fight’ at NDTV.
  • He quit NDTV later to start his own company, Global Broadcast News (GBN), in collaboration with the American giant CNN and Raghav Bahl’s TV18.
  • Rajdeep was awarded Padma Shri by Govt. of India in 2008.
  • Rajdeep carried off The International Broadcasters award for coverage of the 2002 Gujarat riots and the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism award for 2006.
  • He received The Asian Television award for talk show presentation and has been News Anchor of the year at the Indian Television Academy for eight of the last nine years.
  • He has been the President of the Editors Guild of India and was also chosen as a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the world economic forum.