Rahul Kanwal

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Rahul Kanwal
Born Patna, Bihar
Education University of Delhi
Occupation News Anchor and Editor-At-Large of Aaj Tak and Headlines Today
Spouse(s) Jasleen Dhanota

Rahul Kanwal is an anchor of an Indian news channel Headlines Today and Aaj Tak.[1] In 2007, he became the youngest person to head a news channel in India when he replaced outgoing director S. Srinivasan.

Early life and education[edit]

Rahul at the age of 5 used to see his uncle's program on Doordarshan and from there got the aim of becoming a Journalist. He studied from Delhi College of Arts and Commerce of Delhi University in the B.A (hons) Journalism programme.Rahul holds a degree from Cardiff University and is a Chevening Scholar[2]


He began his career with Zee News, and was the youngest correspondent for that channel.Rahul Kanwal has keen interest in political and strategic affairs.


  1. Rahul was given The Best Anchor of the year award in ENBA Awards 2012.[3][4]
  2. He has won ITA awards this year for best anchor for Center stage episode on Sri Lanka.


  1. ^ "Rahul Kanwal appointed new channel head for Headlines Today". Exchange4media. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Rahul Kanwal". India's Greatest. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Headlines Today adds four eNBA awards to kitty". mediamughals.com. Sept 14, 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-14. 
  4. ^ http://www.exchange4media.com/47895_enba-2012-ndtv-sweeps-awards-times-now-is-news-channel-of-the-year.html