Rohit Sardana is one of the most recognized television personalities in India. He is an Indian journalist who is the host of the debate show Dangal which airs on the news channel, Aaj Tak. He is a media personality, columnist, editor, and anchor.
Rohit Sardana was born on 22 September, the year of his birth is not known. He was born in Kurukshetra, Haryana in India.
He did his schooling from Gita Niketan Awasiya Vidyalaya in Kurukshetra. He did his bachelor’s in Psychology. After that, he completed his post-graduation in Mass Communication from Guru Jambeshwar University of Science and Technology situated in Hisar, Haryana.
He has a brother who is a Computer Science Engineer but any information about his parents is not available.
Rohit Sardana is married and has 2 daughters. Any more information about his family is not available.
Sardana worked as a trainee copy-editor from March 2002 to July 2003. It was then that he learned the nuances and technicalities of copywriting, editing, anchoring, production, and post-production work. Along with learning all these skills he also studied the functioning of a 24-hour news channel. Between 2003 to 2004 he worked as an assistant producer at Sahara Samay. In 2004 he then joined Zee News as an executive editor, news presenter, anchor, and host. He worked for the channel’s Hindi language programs. He used to host the debate show Taal Thok Ke which discussed contemporary issues in India.
He left Zee News in 2007 to join Aaj Tak. Now he is a senior anchor at Aaj Tak. He hosts the debate program named Dangal which features various debate panels. Dangal has often been accused of demonizing the Muslim community, encouraging jingoism. He is accused of strengthening the Hindu-Muslim binary in his show.
He has formerly produced one of the first Hindi-language news program called Karmakshetra. The primary objective of this show was to report for an Indian audience, the state of political accountability in India. The question-answer format of the program focused on the Member of Parliament (MP). Sardana variously challenged and questioned the MP’s using a detailed report of their work. The final part of the program used to culminate a detailed report card on the work of the MP’s for their respective constituency in advance of the Indian general elections that were to be held in 2014.
Sardana has been awarded the Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Puraskar by the Government of India in the year 2018. Apart from this, he has won many other awards as well which include the Sansui Best News Program Award, Best News Anchor Award from Delhi Education Society, and Madhav Jyoti Samman for Excellence in Journalism.
He has been awarded many international awards as well. Zee News owned by Essel Group is a Hindi-language news channel. But at the same time, it is associated with several other sister news channels that provide coverage English, Hindi, and several regional languages of India. Zee News was launched as Zee Sports Ltd in 1999 and reincorporated in 2004 as Zee News Ltd. It changed its name in 2013 to Zee Media Corporation Limited. The channel Zee News is the company’s flagship channel. The chairman of the company is a BJP- backed member of the Rajya Sabha, Subhash Chandra. The editor-in-chief of Zee News is Sudhir Chaudhary who is also the anchor of its prime time show, DNA. Aaj Tak is one of India’s oldest Hindi-language news channel. It is owned by the Living Media Group. Aroon Purie is the editor-in-chief of Aaj Tak as well as the chairman of Living Media Group.
The salary and earnings of a news channel anchor depend on the viewership of his news program as well as the viewership of the channel itself. Aaj Tak is one of the most famous TV channels and Sardana is one of the most renowned television anchors in India. He earns a monthly salary of Rs 8 lakhs+ and annually he earns Rs 1 crore+.
Rohit Sardana’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million which is approximately equal to Rs 7.5 crore. He has a lot of Real Estate property spread across his hometown, Kurukshetra, and also in New Delhi. He is very passionate about cars and thus owns cars of expensive brands like Mercedes and BMW.