Corporate Leadership

Dr. Prannoy Roy

Executive Co-Chairperson, NDTV Group

Dr. Prannoy Roy, Co-Chairperson of the NDTV Group, joined his wife Radhika Roy at NDTV shortly after she founded the company in 1988.

Since then, Prannoy has been an on-the-ground reporter and anchor for numerous programmes, starting with “The World This Week”, all Lok Sabha and State Elections, the annual Central Government Budget – as well as a large variety of other shows from the nightly news to interviews with experts and Nobel Prize-winners from India and around the world (including the prime ministers and presidents from/of Europe, the UK and the USA). He has also interviewed a series of superstars including Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Matt Damon, Shakira, among many others.

Prannoy is a Psephologist, an Economist and a Chartered Accountant. After graduating with First Class Honours from London University, Prannoy Roy did a PhD from the Delhi School of Economics before he taught there. He has been an Economic Adviser in the Ministry of Finance.

His academic awards include the Leverhulme Trust (UK) Fellowship, the Queen Mary College Prize for results at BSc and an OPOS Scholarship at the Doon School to study at Haileybury (UK).

Anchoring Success

NDTV was the brainchild of its Executive Co-Chairpersons, Radhika and Prannoy Roy. Prannoy Roy brought a country to the edge of its seat with his innate knack of translating the complicated facts of election politics and...

From the Reel to the Real

Commercial and critical success aside, what the corporation is most proud of is how its work works in the real world. Using its powerful reach to campaign for and with the people of India.