Anurradha Prasad currently works with the most popular news channel, News 24. But, before moving ahead with News 24, she worked with the Press Trust of India in 1985.

Biography of Anurradha Prasad

Anurradha Prasad has always been famous among the viewers as an Editor-in-Chief for News 24 and the Managing Director with BAG Films and Media Ltd. Many people have appreciated her work with the news channel and the production house.

Full NameAnurradha Prasad
ProfessionJournalist & Entrepreneur
AgeNot Known
Date of BirthNot Known
Mother TongueHindi
Zodiac SignNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
Personal Details of Biography

Anurradha Prasad Physical Stats

Anurradha always exudes professionalism when she presents herself in front of many individuals. As the entrepreneur’s height is 5 ft. 3 inches, her weight is as much as 85 kg.  

Height in Centimeters162 cm
Height in Meters1.62 m
Height in Feet5 ft. 3 inches.
Weight85 kgs.
Weight in Pounds187 pounds
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Physical Stats of Anurradha

Anurradha Prasad Educational Qualification

Born and brought up in a well-educated family settled in Patna, Bihar, Anurradha always follows Hinduism. While her father’s name is Thakur Prasad, her mother’s name is Bimla Prasad. Apart from her parents, she has a sister named Pratibha and a brother Ravi Shankar Prasad. Anurradha’s father is a retired Sr. Advocate of the high court in Patna. Moreover, her brother works as a politician in India’s political party. Moreover, her entire family belongs to the Kayastha caste.

Now, regarding Anurradha’s education, she completed her early education at a school in Patna. A bit later, she also completed her graduation from a college affiliated with Delhi University. Furthermore, she attained later attained her Master’s Degree in Political Science. 

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Anurradha Prasad Career’s

Anurradha has always been a successful entrepreneur for many years. While she was responsible for carrying out her duties as a Managing Director and Chairman for BAG Films & Media, she was also an Editor-in-chief for News 24. Furthermore, her career spans more than 20 years, currently, soon after she completed her education. But, even when she worked hard to flourish the production house, she considered many roles, like the Vice President of the National Broadcaster’s Association (NBA) and the President of the Association of Radio Operators for India (AROI). In the past, the news anchor also worked with the Press Trust of India in 1985.

In addition to serving her prime duties, Anurradha has hosted two shows named ‘Aamne Saamne’ and ‘Itehas Gawah Hai’. These talk shows have garnered the attention of many individuals and numerous policymakers. The media empire also has many online followers and 15 million subscribers across many platforms. 

In future, she plans to devote a lot of time training intelligent youngsters so that she can set up the International School of Media and Entertainment Studies (ISOMES). While the institute imparts training through many modules, the students can explore many opportunities in the media industry. Beyond this stint, Anurradha is also the Chairman of the Greater Valley School, which is nothing but a K-12 institution situated in Delhi-NCR.

 Accomplishments of Anurradha Prasad

As many people started recognizing Anurradha’s work and her presentation skills, she has been felicitated with many accolades. Way back in 2004, the news anchor received the ITA Award for the serial, Haqeeqat. Later, she also got the RAPA awards for the serials, Baastab and Khhullja Sim. In 2005, the entrepreneur also received an award from Whirlpool, and she was then recognized among the ‘Greatest Women in 2005’. Apart from these awards, Anurradha later bagged the ‘Kalpana Chawla Excellence Award’ in 2006 and the Hall of Fame award in 2009. Besides, she also was honoured with the ‘FICCI Women Excellence Award’ in the same year. 

Anurradha Prasad Husband, Married Life

Anurradha Prasad with Her Husband
Anurradha Prasad with Her Husband

It’s been since 1988 that Anurradha has been leading a married life with the politician, Mr Rajeev Shukla. Currently, she is also nurturing a little daughter named Vaanya. As Rajeev moves ahead in his life, he is known to be a cricket administrator and a Sr. Congress Leader. Besides, this leader is also associated with many inspiring personalities in Indian Cricket and Bollywood. 

Anurradha Prasad Net Worth

As Anurradha continues to move ahead as an entrepreneur and a journalist, she has always led an opulent lifestyle. To date, her net worth is estimated to be Rs. 41 crores.

Net Worth in Indian RupeesINR 41 crores (estimated)
Net Worth in Dollar$5 million (estimated)
Anurradha Prasad Net Worth

Hobbies and Interests

Whenever Anurradha is not tied up with a busy schedule, she likes reading books of different genres and listening to music. On the other hand, if the news anchor has taken a long break from her busy routine, she loves traveling to many destinations. Apart from everything else, Anurradha’s favourite actress is Hema Malini, and her favorite sportsman is Sachin Tendulkar

Anurradha Prasad with Sachin
Anurradha Prasad with Sachin

Anurradha Prasad Social Media Profile

While everyone across the globe always uses social media to stay connected, Anurradha often keeps posting on many social media platforms. Hence, when you come across the social media accounts of Anurradha Prasad, you will know much more about her. 



As soon as you go through Anurradha’s account on Facebook, you will notice many videos about political news and issues. Furthermore, you will also come across a social media post that depicts concern about students who had attended the orientation program of the ISOMES. Currently, many people still continue to appreciate her work, and the social media account has more than 100k followers. 


Anurradha has around 3000 followers, with 12 individuals following her social media account on Instagram. Soon after you go through the Instagram account, you will find many videos on the latest happenings across India. Subsequently, you can also check out some videos through the ‘BAG ARCHIVE with Anurradha Prasad’. 


Whenever you come across Anurradha’s Twitter account, you will find many posts related to ISOMES. You will also find numerous videos through which Anurradha delivers news on different topics and issues. Presently, this social media account on Twitter has 24.5K followers, with 238 individuals following.

Facts about Anurradha Prasad

  • Soon after completing her education, Anurradha embarked on her career in the media industry. Initially, she had worked with “Money Matters,” which is nothing but a famous business magazine.
  • Apart from working as a journalist, Anurradha has worked in the arena of writing and production. She has always been recognized for her work on and off-screen.
  • While this news anchor was pacing ahead in her career, her dream for the creation of different programs grew strong.
  • Before the launch of BAG Films and Media Ltd., this news anchor was working with the Press Trust of India in the year 1985. It was during that year that she met Rajeev Shukla. While both Rajeev and Anurradha were working in the same building, they started getting acquainted with each other. Eventually, they both got married, and they led a happy lifestyle.
  • In the year 1993, Anurradha established a production house by the name ‘BAG Films & Media Ltd.’. This company was formerly known as ‘BAG Films Ltd.’. As soon as she thought of starting her business, she set up her workplace in a small apartment in Delhi. She also invested a fairly large sum of money (Rs. 40,000/-) when she was about to set up her business.
  • Due to Anurradha’s determination, her company started getting many projects over the years.
  • When Anurradha was working hard to flourish her business, the daily TV serial, Kumkum, was shown on the TV for a long time. With 1000 episodes, the serial was a great accomplishment for her company.
  • In addition to the launch of News 24, Anurradha has always been a member of committees like CII Entertainment and the FICCI.
  • If you go through the history of accomplishments, Anurradha has secured a rank among the topmost 20 personalities. She was also declared one of the most powerful women by Indian Television.
  • Even when Anurradha got married to Rajeev Shukla, she didn’t decide to change her surname. Once she commenced the new phase in life, she kept her original surname just the way it was.


What does Anurradha Prasad’s husband do?

Anurradha Prasad married with Rajeev Shukla, he was working as a politician in the Indian National Congress.

Does Anurradha have any siblings?

Anurradha has a brother and sister. While her brother’s name is Ravi Shankar Prasad, her sister’s name is Pratibha Prasad.

Where is Anurradha currently working?

Mrs Anurradha Prasad is a businesswoman, and she is now working as an Editor-in-Chief for News 24. Her journey in the media industry is over more than two decades.

Does Anurradha belong to a Hindu family?

Yes, Anurradha was nurtured in a well-education Hindu family. But, even when she continues to move ahead in her career, she is not averse to anybody from a different religion.

For how long has Anurradha been working in the media industry?

Soon after her education, Anurradha has been working in the media industry for more than 20 years. Her entrepreneurial journey has always been phenomenal while serving as a Managing Director for BAG Films & Media.