Amrita Rai is an Indian television journalist. She is the wife of Digvijaya Singh, former Congress CM of Madhya Pradesh. She is the senior anchor at Rajya Sabha TV.
Amrita Rai was born in 1972 (age 47 years; as in 2019) in Uttar Pradesh. She started her career as a journalist with BAG Films. Next, she joined Star News and worked as one of the leading anchors there. Subsequently, she joined CNEB and worked under the direction of the veteran journalist Rahul Dev briefly before joining NDTV. In 2016, Rai resigned from her post in NDTV and joined Rajya Sabha TV as a senior anchor where she is widely popular for her TV programme “Sarokaar.”
Height: 5’ 4”
Weight: 56 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Family, Caste & Husband
Amrita Rai belongs to a Hindu Family. Not much is known about her parents. She was married to Anand Pradhan, an associate professor of journalism at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), New Delhi. The couple got divorced with mutual consent in the year 2014.
In 2015, Amrita got married to Digvijaya Singh, former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. She confirmed her marriage to Digvijaya Singh through her Facebook handle which said-
I would like to share with my friends that I and Digvijaya Singh have married in a solemn ceremony, as per the Hindu rites. We have also later registered our marriage.
- She likes to read books and novels in her leisure time.
- Amrita faced severe criticism from the public when some of her intimate pictures with Digvijaya Singh went viral on social media. People also criticised her ex-husband Anand Pradhan for supporting her on her decision to marry Digvijaya Singh.
- Amrita is considered a great TV anchor with good grip and knowledge of literature and society.
- There is an age gap of 24 years between Amrita and her husband Digvijaya Singh.