Arnab Goswami is an Indian journalist and news anchor. He owns a news channel named Republic TV in which he works as a Managing Director and Editor in Chief. He is very popular for his aggressive debates which his conduct on various hot topics on his news channel.
Recently, he came into the limelight after he covered the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. He fearlessly criticized the whole Bollywood industry and Maharashtra Government for Sushant’s death. A few days ago he was arrested by Mumbai police concerning a 2-year-old case.
Arnab Goswami Wiki/Biography
Born on 09 October 1973, Arnab Goswami’s age is 47 years as of 2020. He was born and brought up in a well-settled army family from Guwahati, Assam, India.
He spent his childhood in various cities across the country and attended different schools. He completed his high school education from Mount St. Mary’s School in Delhi Cantonment and then he joined Kendriya Vidyalaya in Jabalpur Cantonment from where he completed his senior secondary education.
|Full Name||Arnab Goswami|
|Date of Birth||09 October 1973|
|Birth Place||Guwahati, Assam, India|
|Profession||Journalist and News Anchor|
|School||Mount St. Mary’s School|
|College / University||Hindu College of Delhi University & Oxford University in England|
|Net Worth||Under Review|
Family, Girlfriend & Relationships
Arnab Goswami belongs to a well-connected political family from Guwahati, Assam, India. He follows the Hinduism religion and holds an Indian nationality.
His father’s name is Manoranjan Goswami who is a retired Colonel from the Indian army.
His mother’s name is Suprabha Goswami who is a housewife.
His father is also a politician and contested election from Guwahati but lost the election. His grandfather’s name is Rajani Kanta Goswami who was a judge by profession and also worked as an independence activist and leader with Bharatiya Jana Sangh. His uncle’s name is Dinesh Goswami who served as union law minister for a brief time. He also has one sibling, his sister is in Indian defense services same as his brother-in-law.
Arnab Goswami’s marital status is married. He is married to Pipi Goswami, the couple has two children. Currently, he is living happily with his family in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Arnab Goswami is a good looking man with an attractive and charming personality. He is 5 feet and 11 inches in height and his bodyweight weighs around 75 Kg. He is of muscular body type with impressive body measurements. He has black color hair and also has sparkling black color beautiful eyes.
Arnab Goswami started his career as a journalist with the newspaper The Telegraph in the year 1990. He worked there for only a few months and then shifted his job. In the year 1995, Arnab relocated to Delhi and started working as a news anchor with the popular news channel NDTV 24*7. After working for 3 years as a news anchor with the channel he was promoted as news editor in the channel.
He hosted his news show on the channel and even co-hosted popular news anchor Rajdeep Sardesai on DD Metro Channel. After that in the year 2002, Arnab launched his first book titled Combating Terrorism The Legal Challenge which was focused on the difficulties in law-making against terrorists and terrorism.
In 2006, Arnab started his journey as the editor in chief with the Times Now news channel and hosted various popular news shows.
He hosted the show Newshour and Frankly Speaking with Arnab in which he interviewed many known personalities. After working 10 years with the channel Arnab left his job and started a new chapter in his career.
Arnab was involved in several controversies throughout his career in journalism. He has been criticized by many people many times for his style of conducting debates on his news channel. He was even criticized for identifying a rape-accused as rapist and terror-accused as a terrorist.
He also received a notice from the News Broadcasting Standards Authority when he used inappropriate words against a person during his show. The NBSA demanded an apology from the channel.
In the year 2017, The Times Now group has registered a complaint against Arnab for claiming theft, infringement of intellectual property rights, criminal breach of trust, and various other charges. Later in the same year, congress’s MP Shashi Tharoor filed a complaint against Arnab for linking his name with his wife’s death.
Arnab Goswami has won many awards throughout his career in journalism. In the year 2003, he has won the Asian Television Award for Best Presenter. In the year 2007, he has received the Society Young Achievers Award.
In 2010, he bagged the Assamese of the year Award and in the same year, he has also won the Ramnath Goenka Award for his Excellence in Journalism by the Indian Express Group.
Facts and Information
He loves singing, reading, traveling, and watching movies in his free time. He loves to listen to Bhupen Hazarika’s music and considers him as his idol.
In the year 2015, Arnab got the opportunity to ring the opening bell of the BSE on its 140th anniversary. He becomes the first journalist who receives this honor.