Born on 12th June 1975, Anjana Om Kashyap age 48 years old. Kashyap is known for her oratory skills and works as a senior executive editor with AajTak.
She is an Indian news anchor and has worked in the industry for almost two decades.
Anjana Om Kashyap Wiki
Born in the Arrah district of Bihar to Om Prakash Tiwari, Anjana is a popular face today, known to every household. Anjana has worked as an anchor with giant news channels such as Doordarshan, Zee News, News 24, ABP News and Aaj Tak.
Anjana started her career as a news anchor with Doordarshan in 2003 and is currently working with Aaj Tak.
|Full Name||Anjana Om Kashyap|
|Profession/Occupation||News Anchor, Journalist|
|Date of Birth||12th June 1975|
|Birth Place/Home Town||Arrah, Bihar, India|
Anjana Om Kashyap Height, and Physical Stats
|Height in centimetres||In Centimetres: 162 cm|
In Meters: 1.62 m
In Inches: 5’4″
Anjana was born in the Arrah district of Bihar and brought up in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Her mother belonged to Bihar Sharif, near Nalanda. Her father was Late. Dr Om Prakash Tiwari, an ex-defence officer. Anjana has a brother, but his name is unknown.
She did her schooling at Loreto Convent School, Ranchi and moved to Delhi for higher studies. In Delhi, she did Botany honours from Daulat Ram College, University of Delhi.
She had before this aimed to become a doctor and appeared for the medical entrance but couldn’t achieve her dream. During her time in Delhi, Anjana realised her gravity towards the needful and decided to do her masters in Social Work at Delhi School of Social work. While also preparing for UPSC.
Anjana worked with NGOs and took care of Child rape victims. This was when she realised the difference she could make in society if she became a voice of society.
Anjana then decided to do her Masters in Journalism at Jamia Milia Islamia University, Delhi. In 2003 post her degree, she started her career with Doordarshan.
|School||Loreto Convent School, Ranchi|
|College||Daulat Ram College, Delhi University Delhi School of Social Works, Delhi Jamia Milia Islamia University, Delhi|
|Degree/Graduation||Honours in Botany, Masters in Social Work Diploma Course in Journalism|
|Mother Name||Yet to Update|
|Father’s Name||Om Prakash Tiwari|
|Siblings||Brother: Yet to Update|
Anjana Om Kashyap Salary, Net Worth
Anjana is expected to have a monthly salary of INR 1 Crore and has Net worth $8 Million or net worth in Indian rupees 63 Crore.
|Net Worth in Dollar||$8Million (estimated)|
|Net Worth in Indian Rupees||₹63Crore (estimated)|
Relationship (Husband, Boyfriend)
Anjana married the love of her life, Mangesh Kashyap, who was an officer of the 1995 Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Police Service Cadre.
She met him during her time at Delhi University. Mangesh has been Addl Deputy Commissioner of the Delhi Police, and he has also been the Chief Vigilance Officer at South Delhi Municipal Corporation since 2016.
|Fruits||Grapes and Mango|
|Food||North Indian Cuisine|
|Singer||Lata Mangeshkar and Mohhammad Rafi|
|Destinations||Shimla and London|
|Actors||Shahrukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit|
|Colors||Green and White|
|Hobbies||Reading, Traveling, Watching Movies and Cooking|
Career, Shows and Awards
Anjana wanted to become a doctor and appeared in the All India Pre-Medical Test but wasn’t successful. So she moved ahead with her bachelor’s in Botany honours while preparing for UPSC.
Unfortunately, despite clearing the interview round twice, she couldn’t make it. But that didn’t stop her. She found her way to serve people by connecting to NGOs. She also took to the Delhi School of Social Work to get a master’s degree in the same.
Along with the various social works she did, Kashyap also helped and took care of Child Rape Victims. This connection with them helped her identify her course of the path, and she did her Master’s in Journalism.
Kashyap was already a good debater and possessed leadership skills, and she was the head girl at her school and President of her college hostel. This degree in Journalism opened doors for her at Doordarshan in 2003, where she started her career in the same. The program that she hosted for Doordarshan was Aankhon Dekhi.
After working at Doordarshan, She joined Zee News for a desk job and stayed associated for five years, during which she hosted occasional shows.
In 2007 she moved from Zee News to join News 24 and hosted the show Do Tuk. During Do Tuk, the audience started noticing her work and praised her for the unbiased nature of the presentation, where she focused on both sides of any case.
Impressed by her work, ABP News (Star News, then) hired her, and she worked there for some time before moving on to Aaj Tak in 2012 and has been working there ever since.
She has hosted some Primetime shows such as Halla Bol and Delhi ke Dil mein kya hai?. She has also hosted debate shows like Rajtilak.
Anjana is a people’s favourite and has repeatedly proved it with her skills on why it is so. Her first big story was the Kurukshetra Prince case, where she did ground reporting for 48 hours.
Another big national news she covered was the Nirbhaya Gangrape Case in 2012. The journalist was trying to make the masses aware of how safe Delhi was at night when even she went through eve-teasing while on camera.
For her tremendous contribution in the field of journalism, Kashyap has been awarded-
- Best Reporter of the year in National Television Award.
- Best Anchor by ITA in 2014.
- Best Anchor by ENBA Awards in 2015.
- Best Anchor by IMWA Awards in 2015.
- India Today Excellence in Award.
- Award for Excellence in Journalism by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Social Media (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter)
Facts About Anjana Om Kashyap
- Anjana appeared at the AIPMT before becoming a journalist but couldn’t clear it.
- Anjana made it to the interview round for UPSC twice but couldn’t clear it.
- Anjana faced eve-teasing in 2012 while covering the Delhi Gangrape case, which was captured on camera.
- Besides her presence on the small screen, Anjana has also done acting stints in Bollywood movies like Sultan and Tiger Zinda Hai.
- Anjana owned an NGO before entering the media industry.
- Anjana’s first big story was the case of Prince from Kurukshetra, where the kid fell into a borewell and remained there for 48 hours before he was rescued. Anjana has also covered the 2012 Nirbhaya Gangrape case. She has also covered elections and is one of the few journalists to have hosted honorable Prime minister Narendra Modi.
Anjana was born on 12th June 1975 and is 48 years .
Anjana is married to Mangesh Kashyap.
Anjana receives a monthly salary of INR 1 Crore (approx.).