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Sumit Awasthi (Journalist) Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Education: Post Graduation
Hometown: Gautam Buddha Nagar
Wife: Alokananda Sen Awasthi

Sumit Awasthi

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Bio/Wiki
Profession(s)Journalist and Anchor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Age Not Known
BirthplaceGautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh [1]LinkedIn
NationalityIndian
HometownGautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh
SchoolKendriya Vidyalaya, Indore
College/University• Holkar Science College, Indore
• Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, Delhi
Educational Qualification• Graduation in Science
• Post-Graduation in Journalism [2]LinkedIn
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Sumit Awasathi's Instagram Post
HobbiesTravelling, Gardening, and Playing Snooker
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseAlokananda Sen Awasthi
Sumit Awasthi and His Wife
ChildrenHe has two sons and one of his son's name is Satwick Awasthi.
Sumit Awasthi's Parents and Sons
ParentsFather- Suresh Awasthi (Former Journalist)
Sumit Awasthi's Father
Mother- Name Not Known
Sumit Awasthi With His Mother

Sumit Awasthi

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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.’

    Sumit Awasthi's Parents

    Sumit Awasthi’s Parents

  • 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.

    Sumit Awasthi's Old Picture

    Sumit Awasthi’s Old Picture

  • 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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