Nayana Dasgupta earned her MPhil in History from Deshbandhu College, which is part of the University of Delhi, back in the 90s. Nayana Dasgupta has been part of the faculty at Lady Shri Ram College for Women since 2006 and has amassed over 15 years of teaching experience. Her area of expertise is Medieval Indian History, with a special focus on the Cultural History of Medieval Bengal. She also has a keen interest in women’s history.

Apart from her area of expertise and achievements, she is also famous for being married to one of the best Indian journalists Mr. Ravish Kumar. They both met in college and they formed a special bond, they dated for like seven years and then decided to get married.

They eventually got married, after much resistance from their families, after a few years of their marriage, the families decided to support them and forget all the differences.

Nayana Dasgupta Age
Nayana Dasgupta

Nayana Dasgupta Biography

Full NameNayana Dasgupta
Age43 years
Date of Birth5th June 1980
Mother TongueBengali
Zodiac/Sun SignGemini
Birth Place/ Home TownWest Bengal, India
Current AddressDelhi, India
College Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi
Degree/Graduation MPhil in History
Personal Details of Nayana Dasgupta

Nayana Dasgupta Family

Parent’s NameFather: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
SiblingsNot Known
Relationship StatusMarried
HusbandRavish Kumar (Journalist)
ChildrenTwo Daughter
Family Information of Nayana Dasgupta

Nayana hails from West Bengal, India and was born on June 5, 1980. She’s Indian and proud to be part of the Bengali community. Her dad used to work for the government but has since retired, and her mom is a homemaker. While there is not much known about their families or previous lives, the sense of belonging remains strong.

Nayana Dasgupta is married to one of the most famous journalists Ravish Kumar. The couple was blessed with two daughters whose names were not made public as they have kept them away from the limelight.

Nayana Dasgupta Ravish Kumar Love Story

Ravish Kumar and Nayana Dasgupta’s love story is one of the most inspiring tales in recent times. 

Ravish Kumar is an Indian journalist, author, and media personality who was the Senior Executive Editor of NDTV India. Nayana Dasgupta is a lecturer at Lady Shri Ram College for Women in New Delhi. What makes their love story even more special is that it was an inter-caste marriage since Ravish Kumar was a Brahmin and Nayana Dasgupta was a Bengali.

Their love story started in their teenage years when they were in college. Ravish was a student at the well-known Deshbandhu College at Delhi University and was also preparing  for the civil service exams. Despite being a top-notch student, he wasn’t exactly the most chatty guy in college. But when he met Nayana at a college event, this shy guy from Bihar was smitten. He couldn’t help but fall in love with Nayana.

They’d usually catch up over coffee dates. Nayana even helped Ravish improve his English skills. The couple dated each other for seven years before finally tying the knot. But it was not easy for them to get married as they were from different castes their families did not agree to this marriage.

Ravish and Nayana finally decided to cut all connections from their families just so that they could get married and stay together forever. And so they did, they got married and after a few years their families finally agreed to their marriage and everything was happy in the end.

Physical Stats

Height in centimeters165 cm
Height in meters1.65 m
Height in Feet Inches5’5”
Weight59 Kgs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Physical Stats

Nayana Dasgupta Career

Nayana completed her BA and then went on to complete an MA at Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi. She has been teaching history at Lady Shri Ram College and is currently a full-time head lecturer there.

Nayana’s career as a historian has been highly successful. As she has achieved excellence in her field that even her husband Journalist Ravish Kumar stated in an interview that even he gets lectures from her regarding some of the history topics that he wants information on.

Nayana Dasgupta’s Salary and Net Worth

According to popularnetworth, Nayana Dasgupta net worth is $20 Million, in Indian rupees

Net Worth in Dollar$20 Million (Approx.)
Net Worth in Indian Rupees2 Crore (Approx.)
SalaryINR 60K – 80K per month
Nayana Dasgupta Salary and Net Worth

Facts about Nayana Dasgupta

  • Nayana’s father was a Joint Secretary in the Indian Defence Ministry.
  • She is highly experienced at teaching Medieval Indian History, and she often helps her husband Ravish Kumar when he needs assistance with his research
  • Ravish and Nayana faced multiple barriers to their love marriage from family opposition. Fortunately, their families eventually accepted their relationship after some time
  • Ravish noted that Nayana is such an amazing mentor that he occasionally attends her lectures even though they are now married.