Nayana Dasgupta (Ravish Kumar’s Wife) Wiki, Age, Children, Family, Biography & More

Nayana Dasgupta

Nayana Dasgupta is the wife of an Indian journalist and Senior Executive Editor of NDTV India, Ravish Kumar. She is a professor of history at Lady Shri Ram College of Commerce.

Wiki/Biography

Nayana, a native of West Bengal, was raised in Delhi.

A picture of Nayana Dasgupta (in white top) from 1987

A picture of Nayana Dasgupta (in white top) from 1987

Dasgupta has done an MPhil in History from Deshbandhu College, the University of Delhi in the 90s. Her field of research is the Cultural History of Medieval Bengal, with a special focus on aspects of women’s history. [1]YouTube

Physical Appearance

Height (approx): 5′ “5

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Nayana Dasgupta with Ravish Kumar at Sunbreeze Apartments, Vaishali in January 2018

Nayana Dasgupta with Ravish Kumar at Sunbreeze Apartments, Vaishali in January 2018

Family & Caste

Parents

Nayana’s father has served as the joint secretary in the defence ministry of India. [2]Outlook

Husband & Children

Nayana Gupta has two daughters with Ravish Kumar. The elder daughter is nicknamed Tinni.

A picture from 2013 showing Nayana's husband Ravish Kumar with their younger daughter

A picture from 2013 showing Nayana’s husband Ravish Kumar with their younger daughter

A picture from January 2018 featuring Nayana with her elder daughter, Tinni

A picture from January 2018 featuring Nayana with her elder daughter, Tinni

Career

Nayana started her job as a professor of history at Lady Sri Ram College of commerce in 2006. She teaches the medieval history of India to the students in the college.

Nayana delivering a lecture at Lady Shri Ram College of Commerce in November 2017

Nayana delivering a lecture at Lady Shri Ram College of Commerce in November 2017

Facts/Trivia

  • Nayana and Ravish Kumar first met each other a while they were pursuing an MA at Deshbandhu college in Delhi. Ravish who has studied at Hindi medium schools was not well versed in English that caused him difficulties in a grasping the lessons in college. Back then, Nayana used to help Ravish with the language.
  • Nayana and Ravish had to face several challenges to convince their parents who were against their love marriage. Reportedly, both of them had to break ties with their families to get married to each other. However, their parents accepted their marriage after a few years.

    An old picture of Nayana and Ravish captured during the initial years of their wedding

    An old picture of Nayana and Ravish captured during the initial years of their wedding

  • Ravish Kumar revealed in an interview once that Nayana is such a good teacher that he takes lectures on history from her even today.
  • Nayana’s prime area of research is the Cultural History of Medieval Bengal. She holds a specific interest in aspects of women’s history.
  • Nayana lives with her family in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

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