Barkha Dutt – Wiki, Bio, Age, Husband, Net Worth

Barkha Dutt is a 50-years-old Indian Journalist from the India. her estimated net worth is $1 Million to $5 Million Approx. Jump into read her life Facts, Wikipedia and biographies Details

Barkha Dutt Biography – Wiki

According to the wiki and biography of Barkha Dutt was born on 18 December 1971 in India. let’s check out the Barkha’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details.

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Barkha served as an anchor and consulting editor at Tiranga TV during 26 January – 13 July 2019. Her show was titled Democracy Live. In July 2019, reports emerged that she was sacked by the Tiranga TV owners Kapil Sibal and his wife Promila Sibal on ‘disciplinary grounds’. Dutt disputed this version of events by Sibals, claimed she was sacked for speaking out in internal emails against the treatment of other staffers, and vowed to sue the channel owners in court.


Barkha Dutt is an Indian television journalist, author and owner of YouTube news channel MoJo. Dutt was part of NDTV’s team for 21 years, until she left the channel in January 2017. Barkha emerged as a prominent figure after her frontline war reporting on the Kargil Conflict between India and Pakistan in 1999. Dutt has won many national and international awards, including the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honour. Dutt was one of the journalists taped in the Radia tapes controversy. At NDTV, Dutt was the host of the weekly, award-winning talk-show We The People as well as the daily prime-time show The Buck Stops Here.


Dutt who was group editor of NDTV moved to the role of consulting editor in February 2015 and after 21 years, she left in January, 2017. Barkha used to write columns for many national and international newspapers.


As per movie reviewers and critics, Dutt has been a model for the portrayal of journalist characters in several Hindi movies. Some of these are –


Dutt’s Sunday talk show has won the most awards out of any show on Indian television, winning the Indian Television Academy award for Best Talk Show five years in a row. In 2012, the Association for International Broadcasting awarded Dutt the title of “TV Personality of the year” with the following citation: “a reporter of considerable stretch and depth, still passionate and fearless in bringing the issues closer to her viewers.” Dutt was the recipient of the C H Mohammed Koya National Journalism Award in 2009. In 2008, Dutt received the Indian News Broadcasting Award for the Most Intelligent News Show Host. Dutt received the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association award for Journalist of the Year, 2007. She was awarded “Best TV News Anchor (English) for her programme “We the people” at the first Indian News Television Awards in 2007.


In November 2010, the magazines OPEN and Outlook published transcripts of some telephone conversations between Nira Radia with some senior journalists, politicians, and corporates. The Central Bureau of Investigation announced that they had 5,851 recordings of phone conversations by Radia, some of which outline Radia’s attempts to broker deals in relation to the 2G spectrum sale. Dutt’s conversations with Radia were reported and Dutt became the face of the tapes scandal. On 30 November 2010, Dutt defended herself before a jury of her peers in a televised program on NDTV. Dutt apologised over the issue saying it was “an error of judgement” on her part, but said that she had not indulged in any wrongdoing. Magazine editor Hartosh Singh Bal said that “proximity of NDTV and Tehelka are concerned, their closeness to the Congress is no secret. Dutt’s role in the Radia Tapes did not seem to point to an individual act but an institutional malaise.”

In 2010 she was appointed as a member of India’s National Integration Council. She was named an Asia Society Fellow in 2006 and serves on the International Advisory Council of the Asia Society.


In 2008, the Indian government headed by Manmohan Singh awarded Dutt the Padma Shri, a civilian honour, for her coverage of the 2004 tsunami.


While covering the events of 2002 Gujarat violence, Dutt identified attackers and victims of a riot as “Hindus” and “Muslims” on television, flouting the guidelines of the Press Council of India. She has received negative reception for some of her work. For 2008 Mumbai attacks, she was blamed for sensationalising the events, putting lives at risk and causing deaths by identifying on live television where the hotel guests might be located. Britta Ohm wrote in 2011 that Dutt is criticised for “secular shrillness”, betraying the cause of Kashmiri Pandits, over-the-top nationalism in the reporting of Kargil conflict, and for soft-pedalling Hindutva.


She has twice been named on the list of 100 “Global Leaders of Tomorrow” compiled by the World Economic Forum (2001, 2008). In 2005, she was among 50 Indians who were 35 or younger and listed for their achievements and impact on society.


Barkha Dutt was awarded the Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Women Mediapersons in 2000.


Dutt graduated from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi with a degree in English literature. She received a Master’s in Mass Communications from Jamia Millia Islamia Mass Communication Research Center, New Delhi. She started her journalism career with NDTV and later rose to head the English news wing of the organisation. She also obtained a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, New York assisted by an Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation scholarship. Her reporting of the Kargil conflict in 1999, including an interview with Captain Vikram Batra, brought her to prominence in India. She has since covered conflicts in Kashmir, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq.

BirthName, Nickname, and Profession

So first, let’s take a look at some personal details of Barkha, like name, nickname, and profession.

Real Name Barkha Dutt
Nickname Barkha
Profession Journalist

Age, Birthdate, Religion, and BirthPlace

Age (2021) 50 Years
Birthplace [1]

New Delhi
Date Of Birth 18 December 1971
Sunsign Sagittarius
Hometown [1]

New Delhi
Food Habits Not Available
Nationality Indian

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Height, Weight, And Body Measurements

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Barkha Dutt Personal Life, Spouse, Husband

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Barkha Dutt Net Worth

The Barkha Dutt Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.) $80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.) $4 million- $6 million USD

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