Education: Post Graduation
Hometown: Gautam Buddha Nagar
Wife: Alokananda Sen Awasthi
|Profession(s)||Journalist and Anchor|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 173cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
|Hair Colour||Salt & Pepper|
|Birthplace||Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh LinkedIn|
|Hometown||Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh|
|School||Kendriya Vidyalaya, Indore|
|College/University||• Holkar Science College, Indore
• Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, Delhi
|Educational Qualification||• Graduation in Science
• Post-Graduation in Journalism LinkedIn
|Hobbies||Travelling, Gardening, and Playing Snooker|
|Relationships & More|
|Wife/Spouse||Alokananda Sen Awasthi
|Children||He has two sons and one of his son's name is Satwick Awasthi.
|Parents||Father- Suresh Awasthi (Former Journalist)
Mother- Name Not Known
Some Lesser Known Facts About Sumit Awasthi
- Sumit Awasthi is a well-known journalist in India.
- As per one of his interview, journalism runs in his blood, as his father was a journalist at the ‘Akashvani,’ and was also linked with the ‘Bhartiya Suchna Sewa.’
- Awasthi wanted to secure his career in the Indian Army, for which he attempted twice, but failed.
- After completing his post-graduation, he did an internship in journalism with Jansatta. In 1997, he joined the Zee news channel.
- Later, he worked with the India top-most news channels, like Aaj Tak and IBN 7.
- In 2012, he was bestowed with ‘Madhavji Jyoti Puraskar’ for the best journalist, and in 2019 he received ‘Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards.’
- Awasthi anchored a show named ‘Shabaash India,’ which was meant to showcase the positive incidents happening in the society.
- He has appeared as an expert in various episodes of the popular game show, ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati.’
- BJP’s veteran leader, Murli Manohar Joshi in an interview demanded that the questions should be asked the way he wanted in the interview that was being conducted by Awasthi. Joshi also took the camera and deleted the clip.
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