Bio of Sharma’s wife Ritu Dhawan, Her TV Career with Family-Children

Ritu Dhawan is the current Managing Director and CEO of India TV who is widely famous as the wife of a prominent Indian journalist and TV anchor Rajat Sharma.

Ritu Dhawan opened her eyes somewhere in India to Indian parents. She holds an Indian nationality and belongs to an Asian ethnic background.

The Married Life of Director with Anchor

The Indian TV director, Ritu Dhawan is a married woman, she married Rajat Sharma. Her husband, Rajat is the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, India TV who is famous as the anchor and inventor of the very famous TV show Aap Ki Adalat.

However, the couple tied the knot in 1997 and the couple looks really cute together. Their love story began when the show Aap Ki Adalat began. Once on an interview, they said:

“We were working closely and we used to spend lots of time together. There was a mutual trust that developed over time in between us which eventually took shape into what you see today, an unbreakable bond that we fondly call it,”

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Caption: Ritu Dhawan with her husband Rajat Sharma

They are together for more than 22 years we are sure that they are spending a very happy and blessed married life.

Ritu Dhawan’s Career

Ritu Dhawan currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, and Director of Independent News Services Pvt. Ltd. The India TV was launched by Ritu and her husband, Rajat on 20th May 2004, just 2 days before BJP’s tenure in government was ending.
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Caption: TV DIrector, Ritu Dhawan, her Husband, and Shah Rukh Khan (Photo: Santa Banta)
Also, India TV is the channel of a company named Independent News Service. Independent News Service was founded by Ritu Dhawan and her husband Rajat Sharma in 1998. Independent News Service is today valued at around 800 crores rupees.

Her Husband’s Career Summary

Her husband, Rajat Sharma worked as a researcher and subsequently started to write for magazines at the beginning of his career. He started his journalism career with Onlooker as a trainee reporter in 1982.

Gradually, he climbed the ladder and thus promoted to chief of bureau in 1984 and editor in 1985. Additionally, he worked as an editor at Sunday Observer and The Daily.

He began his TV career with Aap Ki Adalat, the interview program in the format of court. His first episode features Lalu Prasad Yadav and was aired on March 14, 1993.

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Caption: Ritu Dhawan’s Husband

That time, the show was an instant hit and he gained huge name and fame. That show still hosts many big figures from different fields and draws the attention of many people.

In 2004, along with other journalists, Rajat launched India TV  News channel and was highly applauded for the serious content of the channel. India TV is flourishing day by day and holds one of the best studios in India with state-of-the-art-technology.

Rajat’s Tv Show Aap Ki Adalat and Awards

Aap Ki Adalat with the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi just before the General elections was iconic and broke all TRP rating records of TV news viewership and paves the path for Narendra for prime ministership.

Moreover, his other programs like Aaj Ki Baat, news bulletin, are also equally popular for his nature of asking direct questions but in a subtle way. Apart from that, Sharma did not allow the guest to run away without giving all relevant answers.

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Caption: Aap Ki Adalat with the prime minister, Narendra Modi (Photo: Outlook India)

He comes from a very honest background and rose to the top with his hard works. That’s why Rajat is India’s most powerful news editor to date.

Further, Rajat received Tarun Kranti Award in 2014 and Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 2015 in the field of Literature and education. In 2014, the board of News Broadcasters Association appointed Rajat as its president.

What is Ritu Dhawan’s Husband’s Net Worth and Salary?

Her husband, Rajat Sharma has earned a huge name, fame, friendship, and fortune. Also, he has an estimated net worth of around $16 Million (Rs.107 Crores), and he earns an annual salary of $4 million (Rs.26 Crores).

Further, he is also considered a strong force in the entrepreneurial line of news media. He recently bought a brand new BMW luxury car which costs around Rs 65 Lakhs.

The net worth of Rajat seems a hike of 22% over the past few years. As per some sources Rajat’s net worth is likely to grow by around 29% in the upcoming days.