Sudhir Chaudhary is an Indian journalist. He was born on the 7th of June 1974 in Palwal, Haryana State. He has been in the TV news industry since 1990. He is the editor-in-chief of the Indian news channel Zee News. He is the host of the Daily News & Analysis (DNA) program broadcast on Zee News. In 2003, Zee News left and rejoined in 2012.
Graduated from Delhi University, Delhi. The names of his father and mother are unknown. Sudhir is married to Niti Chaudhary. The couple also has a son.
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|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 172 cm
in meters- 1.72 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
|Age (as in 2021)||47 Years
|Birthplace||Hodal town in
Palwal District, Haryana
|Date of Birth||7 June 1974
|Hometown||Hodal town in
Palwal District, Haryana
|College||Institute of Mass Communication,
|Educational Qualifications||Diploma in Journalism,
Bachelor of Arts
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|Salary (approx.)||25 Lakh INR
In 2012, then-Congressman Naveen Jindal accused him of trying to extort 100 million rupees in ads for his company in exchange for publishing stories linking Jindal’s group to Coalgate. Later, Chaudhary and Zee Business editor Sameer Ahluwalia were arrested and sent to Tihar Jail.
In December 2016, the police hired Sudhir Chaudhary, Zee News reporter in West Bengal, and photographer Tanmay Mukherjee to cover the riots in Dhulagarh. They are registered under IPC Section 153A (promoting hostility between different groups on the basis of religion, caste, creed, language, or place of birth.
In May 2020, F.I.R. Under Section 295A of IPC against Chaudhary at Kozhikode Kasaba Police Station in Kerala state for harming the religious sentiments of the Muslim community in his program broadcast on Zee News on March 11, 2020. In the show, Chaudhary allegedly targeted Muslims of the country through a “jihad scheme” which He used in an effort to create religious tensions between different communities.
Introducing the FIR, Adv P Gavas, Deputy Minister of State for CPI’s AIYF in Kerala, said: “The program this channel is broadcasting is not rooted in a system that we believe in. We recognize and believe in constitutional obligations to all religions and values. The secularism of this country. This program is in stark contrast to such beliefs. It is against a particular religious group.”
Facts About Sudhir Chaudhary
Does Sudhir Chaudhary smoke?: Unknown
Does Sudhir Chaudhary drink alcohol?: Yes
Sudhir Chaudhary is Senior Editor and Commercial Director of Zee News, providing Daily News & Analysis (DNA). For two decades, he has worked for various Indian and Marathi news channels.
Since his childhood, he was interested in current affairs and was participating in debates held at his school and university.
Before entering the field of journalism, he wanted to become a government employee and had prepared for the UPSC exam; However, he was unable to pass the exam.
Sudhir joined Zee News in 1993 when it was in its prime, and has covered many high-profile stories, including the Kargil War and the 2001 attack on the Indian Parliament. He was part of the media that covered the meeting in Islamabad between Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Pervez Musharraf after the terrorist attack.
He left Zee News in 2003. He was instrumental in launching Sahara Samay, the Indian news channel of the Sahara Group. For a short period of time, he also joined India TV. He went on again and joined Live India and served as the channel’s editor-in-chief. He returned to Zee News again in 2012. He hosts the popular prime-time news program, Daily News & Analysis (DNA) on Zee News.
In 2012, Congress MP Naveen Jindal Sudhir Chaudhary and Sameer Ahluwalia were accused of trying to extort Rs 100 million in advertisements from their company in exchange for publishing stories linking Jindal’s group to Coalgate.
Sudhir was the recipient of the 2013 Ramnath Goenka Award for Journalism Excellence in the ‘Hindi Broadcast’ category, winning the award for his interview with the friend of a gang-rape victim on December 16 in Delhi.