Chitra Tripathi is one of the well-known faces in the Journalism Industry. She is a famous news anchor and editor who mostly appears in debate sessions for the “Aaj Tak” news channel. She is a confident girl who is mainly popular for her bold and confident debates on the channel.
Chitra Tripathi Wiki/Biography
The journalist was brought into existence in 1986 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. She was born and brought up in a middle-class Hindu family in Uttar Pradesh. She completed her early schooling from A.D. Government Girls Inter College in Gorakhpur. After that she enrolled herself at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University in Uttar Pradesh from where she completed her post-graduation course in Defense Studies.
Since childhood she was inclined towards defense and always wanted to join the Indian Army. In her early schooling days she also paticipated in NCC camps and activities and also bagged a gold medal at the Republic Day Parade in Delhi.
Siblings, Family, and Friends
The journalist belongs to a middle-class family in Gorakhpur, her father’s and mother’s name is not known even there is no information about their profession. Chitra also has three younger siblings, her brothers Amit Tripathi and Aditya Tripathi and her younger sister Shweta Tripathi who is also a famous news anchor.
Chitra Tripathi’s marital status is married. She is married to her long time boyfriend and colleague Atul Agrawal. The couple got married on 23 November 2008 after dating each other for a long time. The couple met each other on the sets of a news channel as her husband Atul Agrawal is also a news anchor by profession.
The couple is blessed with a boy named Aum Agrawal, the family looks cute together and currently living happily in Delhi, India.
|Height (approx)||in centimeters: 172 cm|
in meters: 1.72 m
in feet inches: 5’ 6”
|Weight (approx)||in kilograms: 55 kg|
in pounds: 121 lbs
The news anchor is a beautiful lady with impressive looks. She follows strict diet schedules and keeps herself fit and healthy. She owns a perfectly fit body and her looks are not less than any Bollywood actress. She is 5’6 feet tall and her weight is nearly 55 Kg.
She has beautiful long black hair and blistering black color eyes. She is a beautiful news presenter and always keeps everyone updated with her latest news.
Chitra started her career in the field of journalism, when she joined “Doordarshan Centre” in Gorakhpur, UP. Since then she used to work as a journalist with many popular news channels like “News 24”, “ETV “, and others.
After that she joined Sahara Samay news channel as a producer and news anchor. She also used to host the prime show “Betiyan” in the channel, for this show she gained a huge appreciation and fan following, and for her story “Hindustan Ka Mission Jai Hind” with the channel also received huge appreciation from everyone and even from Indian Army.
In 2016 the journalist joined one of the most popular news channels “ABP News” and hosted many prime shows in the channel like “2019 Kaun Jeetega”, “Kaun Banega Mukhyamantri”, “Modi Ke 4 Sal”, and many other popular debate shows. She also hosted a weekly prime debate show “Press Conference” in the channel. In no time she becomes one of the most popular TV anchors in the channel. After working for 3 years in “ABP News” Chitra left the channel in 2019.
Lately in 2019, Chitra joined the “Aaj Tak” news channel, one of the biggest news platforms in India. She posted as deputy editor and news anchor in the channel. She hosted many famous shows on the channel like “Desh Tak”, “Halla Bol”, “Lunch Breaks”, and many other popular shows. Since then she appeared in many debate shows in the channel and gained so much appreciation, she also hosted a news show “Bullet Reporter” during the 2020 Delhi Assembly elections and a news show now related to the Corona pandemic.
Chitra was indulged in a controversy when she registered a complaint against her husband Atul Agrawal for domestic violence against her at Noida, sector 24 Police Station. Later the couple resolved the issue within themselves.
Facts and Information
- Many times the journalist revealed her hobbies, she loves to do the cooking, reading books, and gym workout in her leisure time. She also loves to travel with her family to their favorite holiday destinations.
- She also stated that she admires the movies of Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, and Rekha Ji. She also likes writing about Harishankar Prasad.
- She is also a famous social media personality and has a huge fan following on her social media accounts, recently she gets trolled for her wrong statement or can say misread news in which she stated that lockdown will be extended till 40 April in West Bengal.