The media world is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, so it’s no wonder that becoming a journalist is often a big dream for so many little girls. Just like these Indian lovelies, for example, who all are well worthy of their spot on the top 10 hottest news anchors in India.
1 – Sweta Singh
A news presenter as well as a journalist, Sweta Singh has been in the business since 1996. It was during her first year at Patna University that Sweta Singh first started her TV and presenting career, still in her first-year graduation. It was in newspapers that she started to make a name for herself, however, with bylines in publications such as Hindustan Times, Patna Times, and Times of India too. It was in 2002 that she joined Aaj Tak, and her specialty on the show is sports. With a few cameos in movies too, it would seem that this is a name you won’t be forgetting for a long time yet.
2 – Archana Vijaya
An author and news anchor for Aaj Tak, Archana Vijaya first approached Zee News for a job, back in 2003. It was clearly a decision that worked very well in her favor, and she’s gone on to make quite a name for herself in the world of Indian TV and news. In fact, it was her reporting of a male gang rape story that made headlines around the world.
3 – Mayanti Langer
32-year-old Mayanti Langer is a journalist for Indian media and entertainment company, Star India, with a keen love for football. It was during her childhood that she found a passion for the sport, her father working for the UN seeing the little girl spending a lot of time in America. That’s when things started to go great for her, first making the college football team, and then becoming a guest anchor too. It was long before she was picked up by Zee Sports, and things have just gone from strength to strength from there. With over 180 thousand followers on Instagram, many would agree that she definitely deserves her spot on the top 10 hottest news anchors in India.
4 – Shereen Bhan
41-year-old Shereen Bhan has had often fifteen years in the business, with over 14 of those tracking down the important news that featured highly in Indian TV, such as events, policies, and corporate news. After interviewing some of the most prominent names in the business and politics world, she has gone on to have her own special segments on award-winning shows.
5 – Harishree Mehta
If you’ve ever watched the stocks or business segment of Times Now, you might know who Harishree Mehta is. In case you weren’t sure, she’s a big name in those industries on TV and has also had an impressive career history, including being a chartered accountant, her official profession.
6 – Anjana Om Kashyap
A news presenter and an Indian journalist usually spotted on India Today’s news channel as the lead anchor, it was in 2003 that her career started. In 2002 she got herself a Diploma in journalism, and before the 2007 move to News 24, she worked for Zee for no fewer than five years. She even had her own talk show on News 24, proving to very popular indeed.
7 – Nidhi Razdan
She’s one of the most watched journalists on Indian TV, and after watching her flawless reporting work, it’s not hard to see why. It was in 1999 that she originally joined NDTV, but back then she was a news anchor. Senior journalist came soon after, covering a number of niches, including social stories, economic breaking news, and even key political features.
8 – Mini Menon
As well as being Bloomberg TV Media’s Executive Editor, Mini Menon can also boast of being a beauty pageant winner, proving that she deserves her spot on this list of top 10 hottest news anchors in India. She’s been popping up and covering important news stories for over 15 years and is quite smart to boot. With a Masters in communication studies and a graduation degree behind her, she’s definitely one to keep your eyes open for.
9 – Sagarika Ghose
Working for the likes of The Indian Express, Outlook Magazine, and The Times of India, Sagarika Ghose has definitely made a name for herself in the world of Indian journalism. With a number of awards behind her, she actually became the very first Indian woman ever to hold the anchor spot the very popular BBC show, Question Time India.
10 – Shaili Chopra
Not just a name in the world of Indian news, Shaili Chopra is also an entrepreneur and an author, and that’s alongside becoming a well-established business journalist in her country. Her news career came first, and after she had mastered that industry successfully, she went on to switch paths somewhat, an easy move for the woman who was named one of India’s 50 most influential women in media, marketing and advertising by Impact Magazine.