While anchoring in India – be it Corporate, Entertainment or Sports presentation on television – has traditionally been seen as a male domain, now women too are making their mark in this field. These women not only bring their unique insights but also considerably raise the glamour quotient at the event.
We have listed down the top 7 Anchors/Presenters who are currently ruling the setup:
1. Kubra Sait – Winner of India’s Best Female Emcee Award, Kubra Sait is one of the most admired and celebrated anchors’ we have in the live entertainment business. Kubra is not just an anchor, but also an actor, TV Host and an Influencer on Social Media. She is undoubtedly a prolific speaker who has performed and enthralled audiences in more than 30 countries.
2. Kavea R Chavali – Kavea is an award-winning television and event anchor/presenter. Her electrifying enthusiasm coupled with experience makes her a natural choice for various national and international events and conferences. A born performer, Kavea has hosted over 1000 shows around the globe in just a few years. Her affinity with the mic and camera, along with her natural charm and grace, make her a huge hit on the stage, whether it be for hosting a show or setting the ramp on fire with her modelling skills.
3. Shonali Nagrani – Shonali Nagrani has hosted several cricket shows. The former Miss India International got the chance to host the first season of the Indian Premier League. She was also one of the top 5 participants at the Femina Miss India Pageant in 2004.
4. Eisha Acton – Eisha Acton is a British born model and TV anchor. Coming from a culturally diverse background (Indian/Irish) she has worked on various international modelling projects and more recently made her mark on the Indian market since re-locating to Mumbai. Recent projects include anchoring for the Indian Super League on Star Sports, numerous TV commercials such as for Dabur with Priyanka Chopra, a lead role on MTV India’s ‘Big F’, various magazine publications such as Femina, a national campaign for Enrich salons and anchoring for internationally broadcasted travel channel ‘Travel XP hd’ top 5 participants at the Femina Miss India Pageant in 2004.
- Archana Vijaya – Archana Vijaya is a VJ, model and TV presenter. Archana has featured on Channel V and also hosted season 2 of Get Gorgeous in 2005. She has also hosted shows on the Neo Cricket channel. She was an anchor for Extraa Innings in IPL 2011.
6. Roshni Chopra – Roshni Chopra is an Indian actress, television presenter and the winner of NDTV Imagine’s reality show, Dil Jeetegi Desi Girl. Roshni was also the presenter of the cricket show on Doordarshan known as ‘Fourth Umpire’.
- Lekha Washington – During the maiden season of the Indian Premier League, Lekha was signed on to anchor an analysis and interview show which provided coverage of the cricket played. She has also appeared in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu and Kannada films.