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List of notable or famous journalists from India, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in India and even some popular journalists who immigrated to India. Make sure to also check famous Indian editors and famous cartoonists from India. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Indian journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from India is included when available.

These people, like Barkha Dutt and Ravish Kumar include images when available. Featuring the most popular names of Indian fashion journalism and more, this list has it all. 

This historic journalists from India list can help answer the questions "Who are some Indian journalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous journalists from India?" These prominent journalists of India may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Indian journalists.

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Fareed Zakaria is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Journalists from India
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Fareed Rafiq Zakaria is an Indian-born American journalist and author. He is the host of CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS and writes a weekly column for The Washington Post. He has been a columnist for Newsweek, editor of Newsweek International, and an editor-at-large of Time. He is the author of four ...more

Age: 53

Birthplace: Mumbai, India

Profession: Editor, Commentator, Journalist, Television producer, Author, + more

Schools: Yale University, The Cathedral & John Connon School, Harvard University

Credits: Fareed Zakaria GPS, Foreign Exchange

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Parvez Sharma is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Journalists from India
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Parvez Sharma is a New York-based Indian writer and documentary filmmaker. Sharma is best known for the 2007 film A Jihad for Love which documented the lives of gay and lesbian Muslims, and for which he received the 2009 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary. In 2009, Sharma was named as one ...more

Birthplace: India

Profession: Journalist, Film Producer, Cinematographer, Writer, Film Director

Schools: Jamia Millia Islamia, Presidency College, Kolkata, University of Calcutta, Cardiff University, + more

Credits: A Jihad for Love

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Zafarul Islam Khan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Journalists from India
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Zafarul Islam Khan is an Indian Muslim author and journalist based in New Delhi. He is currently editor and publisher of The Milli Gazette fortnightly focusing on issues concerning the Muslim community, which is a minority in India. He is also the founder and chairman of Charity Alliance, an ...more

Age: 69

Birthplace: Azamgarh, India

Profession: Editor, Journalist

Schools: University of Manchester

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Dilip Hiro is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Journalists from India
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Born in the Indian sub-continent, Dilip Hiro was educated in India, Britain and America, where he received a Master's degree at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He then settled in London in the mid-1960s, and became a full-time writer, journalist and commentator. He has published ...more

Birthplace: Larkana, Pakistan

Profession: Journalist, Author, Writer, Playwright

Schools: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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