Who is Indian Journalist Richa Anirudh?
Richa Anirudh is famous for her talk show, Zindagi Live, which came on IBN7. She was on the award-winning for all its six seasons. Amity University awarded Richa as the Most Promising Young Female Journalist. Now, she hosts Dilli Meri Jaan on Big FM in India. Richa is busy as an anchor for News Chanel IBN7’s prime-time bulletins.
She also works as the Editor in Chief in the School Magazine- School Lives. Anirudh received the famous Chevening Gurukul Scholarship from the United Kingdom government in 2012. Richa was the Expert advisor for the Television game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, hosted by Amitabh Bachchan.
|Journalist, Author, Host, Editor
Birthday and Zodiac
|Age (As of 2023)
|48 years old
|Date of Birth
|May 31, 1975
|Uttar Pradesh, India
|Behari Degree College
|5 feet, 8 inches
|Estimated Net Worth
Family and Relationship
|Dr. Harish Badal
|Tapas and Yash
Richa Anirudh is an Indian journalist and television anchor who has gained recognition for her work in the field of journalism. This biography timeline will explore her life, career, and achievements.
- 1975: Richa Anirudh was born on May 31 in Patna, Bihar, India.
- 1995-1998: Anirudh completed her Bachelor’s degree in English from Patna Women’s College.
- 1998-2000: Anirudh completed her Master’s degree in English from Patna University.
- 2000-2003: Anirudh completed her Bachelor’s in Mass Communication from Kasturba Gandhi College in North Campus, Delhi University.
- 2003-2004: Anirudh worked as a news anchor for Zee News.
- 2004-2007: Anirudh was a senior correspondent and anchor for NDTV.
- 2007-2017: Anirudh worked as an anchor for the Hindi news channel IBN7.
- 2017-Present: Anirudh currently works as a freelance journalist and news anchor.
Throughout her career, Richa Anirudh has won numerous awards for her work in journalism, including the Best Anchor Award at the News Television Awards in 2009 and the Indian Television Academy Award for Best Anchor in 2014. She is known for her insightful reporting and engaging personality and is considered one of the most respected journalists in India.
Age, Height, Birthday, Family
Richa grew up in Madhya Pradesh. She was born on May 31, 1975. Her family includes her parents, Rekha and Dr. Harish Badal and two siblings, Tapas and Yash. Sources mention Richa had an interest in art from a young age itself. While her family lived in Jhansi, she shifted to Ajmer after marriage.
Richa completed her high school studies at Christ The King College. She studied science at Bipin Behari Degree College. After graduating, she joined a three-year master’s diploma course in computer software development. Richa’s husband is Aniruddha Thatte, and her daughter is Ayesha Thatte.
Richa began working as a freelance host in 1996 at DD-National; she hosted the show named Ankur there. After moving to Ajmer in 1998, she got into Dainik Navjyoti as a trainee. Later, in 2001, she moved to Delhi and worked as an Office Administrator for Pt. Ravi Shankar.
Afterwards, Anirudh started hosting shows for ETV Urdu and DD Sports. AIR FM selected her as the Radio Jockey the same year. Richa entered the field of news journalism when she entered Zee News in 2002 as a reporter. She worked there for three years until she moved to Channel 7/ IBN7. She hosted the show Zindagi Live there and did so till 2013. After four years, Richa did the Zindagi Live Returns as a host. Subsequently, she started a YouTube show, Zindagi With Richa.
Apart from TV shows, Richa was an RJ for Big FM. She hosted Dilli Meri Jaan, a breakfast show and Big Heroes. Richa is the Editor in Chief for the school magazine School Live. She contributes to the student exchange with her work at the position.
Richa was among the twelve best anchors of Next-generation hosted by Pitch Magazine across different Indian News channels. Ekta Mission gave her the Best Anchor award in 2005. Anirudh received the Amity Media Excellence Award titled Most Promising Young Female Journalist.
Indiantelevision.com awarded her show Zindagi Live as the Best Talk Show. For topics related to gender sensitivity, she received the Ladli Media Award from UNFPA.
While the exact details of her income are unknown, the estimated salary of Richa Anirudh is over Rs. 55000. She earns from her work as a journalist.
- She enjoys reading and travelling.
- Her pet’s name is Rio.
- She is an Osho follower.
- Her favourite food is GolGappe.
- Her favourite actors are Amitabh Bachchan and Waheeda Rehman.
- Find her on Instagram @richaaniruddha.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, She is married to Anirudh Thatte.
Richa’s husband is Anirudh Thatte, who is from Ajmer, Rajasthan.
Richa is 48 Years old as of 2023.
Richa Anirudh is of Hindu religion.
Richa Anirudh lives in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Richa Anirudh is a journalist, radio host, talk show host, author, and editor from India, and she is one of India’s most well-known television personalities.
The name of Richa Anirudh’s husband is Anirudh Thatte.
Currently, Richa Anirudh and her husband, Anirudh Thatte, live together.
Richa Anirudh is in Zindagi with Richa.