1 R.K Laxman
A cartoonist, illustrator, and humorist. He was best known for his creation The Common Man and for his daily cartoon strip, "You said it" in The Times of India which started in 1951.
2 Shrivardhan Trivedi
Chain se Sona Hai toh Jaag Jao: Who cannot remember this dialogue. He changed the face of crime investigation shows in India. The 6 feet tall anchor’ style and dialogue delivery has been copied many times by stand-up comedians and in movies.
3 Prabhu Chawla
He is the only journalist ever in India whose story had led to the fall of a Government in New Delhi. He scooped the controversial Jain commission report on the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi. Its publication in the magazine led to the Congress withdrawing support to the United Front government, which led to the fall of the Inder Kumar Gujral led regime in 1997. He hosted a popular talk show Seedhi Baat on Aaj tak channel where he grilled prominent personalities.
4 Arnab Goswami
India wants to know: This is the current trend going on in Indian journalism. On Times Now, he anchored The Newshour, a live debate, and a special television programme Frankly speaking with Arnub. On 1 November 2016, Goswami resigned as Editor-in-Chief of Times Now and launched his own news channel Republic TV.
5 Ravish Kumar
He is a senior executive editor at NDTV India nd hosts a number of programmes including the channel's flagship Prime Time, Hum Log and Ravish ki Report. His style too has been copied a number of times.
6 Shoma Chaudhary
She was managing editor and one of the founders of Tehelka, an investigative public interest newsmagazine. Her stories on Irom Sharmila and investigation of the miscarriage of justice against doctors Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in the infamous double murder of their daughter Aarushi and house-help Hemraj exemplied her courage to work against the tide of public opinion.
7 Vinod Dua
A veteran of thousands of hours of telecasting, Vinod Dua is an anchor, political commentator, election analyst, producer and director. He has seen and been associated with Indian television’s transition from a government controlled, black and white, single-channel entity to the present-day multi-channel transnational satellite TV industry.