Shahla Nigar is an Indian journalist who works as a senior journalist-cum-anchor at DD News.
Shahla Nigar was born in 1988 (age 33 years; as of 2021) in Budaun, Uttar Pradesh. She pursued a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B, 2011 to 2014) at M.J.P. Rohilkhand University, Bareilly. Later, she pursued a Master of Journalism at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Family & Caste
The bio of her Twitter account reads, “Humanity is my religion”
Parents & Siblings
Shahla Nigar’s father’s name is Nafees Ahmed.
Relationships, Husband & Children
On Sunday, 24 November 2019, Shahla Nigar got married to Raza Tousif who works as a journalist at DD News.
In 2009, she started working as a journalist at DD News for 2000/- Rs per bulletin. Later, she got promoted to the position of the senior news anchor. She is known for hosting ‘Good News Jazba India Ka,’ a show which features inspirational stories of courageous Indians who have worked towards the betterment of the society.She is also known for hosting ‘Jal Shakti Samachar,’ a show which enlightens its viewers about various water conservation techniques, and ‘DD Delights’ a weekly guide to television serials of Doordarshan channel.
Another show hosted by Shahla Nigar is ‘Khas Mulakat Sitaro Ke Sath,’ a show in which she interviews several famous personalities.
- Best Anchor Award (2018)
- DR Q.H KHAN AWARD (2018) in the category of Best Anchor
- IMWA Awards (2018) in the category of Best Anchor
- In 2015, Shahla Nigar filed a suit against the Vice-Chancellor, Provost, and Warden of Jamia Milia Islamia University for forcefully expelling her from the possession of the premises of Mirdula Sarabai Hostel for Working Women Okhla, New Delhi.
- She has received five Best Anchor Awards by Union Ministers.