Personal and Professional Life :
Nidhi Razdan is NDTV’s Senior Editor and News Anchor who anchors the daily news programme ‘Left, Right and Centre’.
Born in a Kashmiri Pandit Family, she has spent some of her childhood days in USA. For her education, she went to the Lady Shri Ram College for Women in Delhi.
She also has a degree in in Radio and TV Journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication. Her father Maharaj Krishan Razdan was also a journalist, which inspired her to take this path from the young age of 21.
She joined NDTV in 1999, and mainly covers Indian politics and foreign affairs. Other shows that she has anchored include –
India Decides at 9
Left Right Centre (her signature programme)
Controversies, Interesting Facts & Awards :
She also regularly interviews important National and international political leaders. One of her interviews with the British Member of Parliament Barry Gardiner was particularly controversial. The MP seemed really interested in meeting Modi, but she interrupted him multiple times saying Modi is “controversial”.
Some of her other work includes work in documentaries related to Tibet, Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, Iran post-bombing Britain.
Nidhi is also a recipient of the prestigious Ramnath Goenka award and Teacher’s Achievement Awards in Journalism in 2011.