Sudhir Chaudhary Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Sudhir Chaudhary is an Indian journalist, news anchor, and editor. He has served as the editor-in-chief of the Hindi news channel “Zee News.” He is the recipient of the ‘Ramnath Goenka Award’ for excellence in journalism.


Sudhir Chaudhary was born on 7 June 1974 (age 48 years; as of 2022) in Hodal town in Sondhad, Hodal, Haryana. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Sudhir Chaudhary childhood pic

Sudhir Chaudhary’s childhood pic

He attended Delhi University to pursue his graduation in Bachelor of Arts. After completing his graduation, he enrolled himself in the Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi to do a Diploma in Journalism. Chaudhary was good at studies right from his childhood. He often used to take part in debate competitions during his school and college days.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5’ 8”

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Sudhir Chaudhary pic

Family, Caste & Wife

Sudhir Chaudhary belongs to a Hindu-Jat family. Not much is known about his family. Sudhir is married to Niti Chaudhary and has one son.

Sudhir Chaudhary with his father

Sudhir Chaudhary with his father


Sudhir started his career as a journalist in 1993 with Zee News. It was the time when Zee News just began its operations. Chaudhary joined the channel as a news anchor and covered many prominent stories including the 2001 Indian Parliament attack and the Kargil War. He was also the part of the team that covered the Islamabad meeting between Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Pervez Musharraf post the terrorist attacks. In 2003, he resigned from his post from the Zee News and went on to join the Hindi news channel, Sahara Samay. Sudhir played an important role in the launch of Sahara Samay by the Sahara group. He worked there for a short period and then went on to join India TV. He again worked there briefly and joined Live India as the Editor-in-chief of the channel. In 2012, Sudhir returned to Zee News and occupied the office as the Editor-in-Chief. Since then, he hosts the popular prime time news show, Daily News & Analysis (DNA). On 1 July 2022, he left Zee Media as CEO; this was announced through a statement released by Zee Media that read,

Sudhir Chaudhary has resigned from the post of CEO of the company, he will cease to be the CEO and key managerial personnel of the company with effect from the close of the business hours.” [1]The Economic Times


In 2015, Sudhir received Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism in the “Hindi Broadcast” category. He has also been awarded for interviewing the friend of the Delhi gang-rape victim.

Sudhir Chaudhary won Ramnath Goenka Award

Sudhir Chaudhary won Ramnath Goenka Award


  • In 2012, Sudhir Chaudhary along with Sameer Ahluwalia was accused by the Congress MP, Naveen Jindal, for trying to extort a sum of ₹100 crores worth of advertisements from his company in return of an offer to drop the stories linking the Jindal group with Colgate.
  • On 19 December 2016, Sudhir Chaudhary along with Zee News West Bengal correspondent and camera person Tanmay Mukherjee were booked by the Police for the coverage of Dhulagarh riots. A non-bailable charge was registered against the trio under section 153A of IPC (promoting enmity between different groups on basis of religion, caste, creed, language or place of birth).
  • In May 2020, Adv P Gavas, the state joint secretary of the All India Youth Federation (AIYF) of the CPI in Kerala filed an F.I.R. against Chaudhary under non-bailable section 295 A of the IPC at the Kozhikode Kasaba Police Station in Kerala; accusing him of hurting religious sentiments of the Muslim community in his programme aired on Zee News on 11 March 2020; in which he allegedly targeted the country’s Muslims through the ‘jihad flow-chart.’ [2]Indian Express
  • On 13 September 2023, an FIR was lodged against Sudhir Chaudhary at the Seshadripuram Police Station in Bengaluru, Karnataka. He was accused of conspiring to disrupt communal harmony and spreading misinformation during a show he hosted on the Aaj Tak channel. The controversy started on 11 September 2023 from the show in which Sudhir discussed the Karnataka state government’s commercial vehicle subsidy scheme for minority communities. During the show, he alleged that the Karnataka government was providing this scheme to minorities while neglecting non-minority Hindus, accusing the government of minority appeasement in the state. Following this, a complaint was filed by an official from the Karnataka Minorities Development Corporation, leading to Sudhir’s booking under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). [3]The New Indian Express Sudhir, however, later addressed the matter through a post on X and wrote,

    Got information about an FIR against me by the Congress government in Karnataka. The answer to the question is FIR? That too with non-bailable sections. That means complete preparation for arrest. My question was why the Hindu community is not included in the self-reliant Sarathi scheme? I am ready for this fight also. Now meet in court.”


Sudhir earns a salary of ₹25 lakh per month.


  • Politician: Narendra Modi

    Sudhir Chaudhary with narendra Modi

    Sudhir Chaudhary with PM Narendra Modi


  • His hobbies include travelling and reading.
  • Sudhir aimed to crack the Civil Services Examination. However, he couldn’t crack the UPSC CSE even after appearing for the Interview thrice.


  1. Priya
    • Sheetal maheshwari
      • Sheetal maheshwari
  2. Kanhayalal Bhat Gul
  3. Vishv Ranjan Kumar
  4. Nitigya Jha
  5. Nitigya Jha
  6. anupama
  7. Prakash
  8. Rajender Kumar
  9. sujeet jha
  10. Mrs sudesh vohra
  11. Vinod Sharma
  12. Larry Shah
  13. Sachin Chauhan
  14. Iris Gusain
  15. Robin Parashar
  16. Pema Khandu
  17. J.C.Kapoor
  18. Vinod Beniwal
  19. Gurdeep Singh
  20. Arush
  21. Prem Sagar Nagpal
  22. Shruti Mishra
    • Savita bhatia
  23. santosh pathak
  24. ल9दु राम
  25. Dr. Deepak Kumar
  26. Sharda tewari
  27. Shailesh kumar
  28. Pratibha R Gauda
  29. Seema jangra
  31. Saral Chawrekar
  32. R Seenivasagan Tamilnadu
  33. Devendra
  34. Rajkumar Neeraj
    • Sudesh Bishnoi
  35. Kajal Chandra das
  36. Shallu
  37. योगी दीक्षित
  39. Amit Mondal
  40. sanjay jaiswal
  41. sanjay jaiswal
  42. sanjay jaiswal
  44. Meha Tiwari
  45. Rajnandini Laxman Babhalkar
  46. Dinesh
  47. Sudesh Bishnoi
  48. Manoj Kumar
  49. Mohini Aswani
  50. Bal Mukand Gupta, Journalist from USA
  51. Shakti
  52. Anju
  53. Shakti
  54. r k mishra
  55. Vijay Kumar Tiwari
  56. dr.usa

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