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Sagarika Ghose Height, Weight, Age, Education, Family

Sagarika Ghose Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 58 kg
Date of Birth November 8, 1964
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Eye Color Dark Brown

Sagarika Ghose is an Indian journalist, columnist, anchor, and author who has worked at The Times of India, Outlook, and The Indian Express. In addition to that, she has also served as a prime-time anchor for BBC World as well as on the news network CNN-IBN.

Born Name

Sagarika Ghose

Nick Name


Sagarika Ghose as seen while smiling in a picture in December 2005
Sagarika Ghose as seen while smiling in a picture in December 2005 (Email / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED)

Sun Sign


Born Place

New Delhi, India


New Delhi, India





Sagarika Ghose studied at Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram (often referred to as DPS R. K. Puram or RKP) located in the South Delhi district of New Delhi. After that, she enrolled at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi (a constituent college of the University of Delhi) and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in history.

She received the Rhodes Scholarship (an international postgraduate award for students to study at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom) in 1987 and earned a Bachelor’s in Modern History from Magdalen College and an M.Phil. from St Antony’s College, Oxford.


Journalist, Columnist, Author, Anchor


  • Father – Bhaskar Ghose (A retired Indian, former Secretary at the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting 1993–1995, Former Director General of Doordarshan 1986–1988, Writer, Theatre Actor, Director)
  • Mother – Alarmel Valli (Indian Classical Dancer and choreographer who is known as the foremost exponent of the Pandanallur style in the Indian classical dance form Bharatanatyam, Recipient of Padma Shri and Sangeet Natak Akademi Award)
  • Others – Arundhati Ghose (November 25, 1939 – July 25, 2016, Aunt) (Former ambassador and diplomat who served as the Permanent Representative of India to the UN Offices in Geneva and headed the Indian delegation that participated in the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) negotiations at the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva in 1996), Ruma Pal (Aunt) (Former judge of the Supreme Court of India), Dilip Narayan Sardesai (Father-In-Law) (International cricketer who played Tests for the Indian national team as a batsman), Nandini Pant (Mother-In-Law) (An activist in Mumbai and former head of the Department of Sociology at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai), Shonali (Sister-In-Law) (Has served as a senior social scientist with the World Bank in Washington, D.C.)



Sagarika Ghose as seen while posing for a picture in Delhi, India in November 2023
Sagarika Ghose as seen while posing for a picture in Delhi, India in November 2023 (Sagarika Ghose / Instagram)


5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm


58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Sagarika Ghose has dated –

  1. Rajdeep Sardesai (1994-Present) – She got married to news anchor, reporter, author, and journalist Rajdeep Sardesai in 1994 and the duo has been blessed with 2 children – a son named Ishan and a daughter named Tarini.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

High cheekbones

Sagarika Ghose as seen in December 2005
Sagarika Ghose as seen in December 2005 (Email / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED)

Sagarika Ghose Facts

  1. She started working as a journalist in 1991 and has been employed at The Times Of India, Outlook magazine, and The Indian Express as well as has served as deputy editor and prime-time anchor on the news network CNN-IBN, a position she resigned from on July 5, 2014, following the network’s acquisition by the Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries ltd.
  2. Sagarika Ghose became the first woman to host Question Time India in 2004.
  3. She was honored with an Excellence in Journalism Award (Aparajita Award) from the FICCI Ladies Organisation in 2005.
  4. In 2009, she received the Gr8-ITA award for Excellence in Journalism.
  5. Sagarika Ghose became a recipient of the CF Andrews Award for Distinguished Alumnus from St Stephen’s College in the year 2012. The following year, the Indian Television Academy (ITA) honored her with the ITA Best Anchor Award.
  6. Her 2013 Twitter interview with politician Arvind Kejriwal of the Aam Aadmi Party reportedly marked the first instance of an Indian politician giving a social media interview before the polls.
  7. She received the C.H. Mohammed Koya National Award for journalism in 2017.
  8. Sagarika Ghose’s bibliography includes The Gin Drinkers (1998), Blind Faith (2004), Indira: India’s Most Powerful Prime Minister (2017), Why I Am A Liberal: A Manifesto For Indians Who Believe in Individual Freedom (2018), and Atal Bihari Vajpayee – India’s Most Loved Prime Minister (2022).

Featured Image by Email / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED

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