Priya Ramani (born 1976) is an Indian Journalist and Writer from Mumbai, Maharashtra. In October 2018, she accused Union Minister M.J. Akbar of sexual misconduct with #MeToo movement. Furthermore, the 37-year-old journalist said the incident took place in a hotel room when she was an editor in a newspaper agency. Ramani told that the minister made sexual advances toward her in that hotel room.
Moreover, the writer also said that the politician called her in his room to take the interview. Priya told that Mr. Akbar then started to sing old romantic Hindi songs. He also asked her to drink alcohol.
Later, when the writer came out with her story, many other journalists also speak out about their harassment stories. The senior journalist Karishma Upadhyay also accused Sajid Khan (Director) for sexual harassment happened back in 2000.
In addition, MJ Akbar‘s Accuser has worked in various companies like the Juggernaut Books, Elle, Cosmopolitan, and the Mint. She even writes for Scroll.in website. The 42-year-old journalist currently works with the Juggernaut Books.
Bio, Age, Parents, Early Life & Education
The journalist was born in 1981 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. As of 2018, Priya Ramani’s age is Thirty-seven (37) years old. We have no information about her father and mother. But her family belongs to Sindhi caste.
Furthermore, she attended Convent of Jesus and Mary and The Cathedral & John Connon School for education. Later, she enrolled in St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. The journalist received her degree in journalism from here.
Personal Affairs, Husband & Children
Priya is married her husband “Samar Halarnkar”. He is working as an Editor at present and originally from Bangalore. The couple also shares one daughter together (name not available).
Currently, the family resides in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
|Personal Life Information|
|Full Birth Name||Priya Ramani.|
|Working As||1. Journalist.
|Age||Thirty-seven (37) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1981.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Not available.|
|Current Residence||Bangalore, Karnataka, India.|
|Famous for||Accused Union minister MJ Akbar for sexual harassment.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 6".
Centimeters: 168 cm.
Meters: 1.68 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 65 Kg.
Pounds: 143 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-29-37.|
|Shoe Size (US)||6.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Will update.
|Famous Relatives||Not Known|
|Priya Ramani Husband & Relationship|
|Boyfriend||Name not Available.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Samar Halarnkar (Editor).|
|School||1. Convent of Jesus and Mary.
2. The Cathedral & John Connon School, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
|College/ University||St. Xavier's College, Mumbai.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Salman Khan.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Favorite Color||White and Red.|
|Love to do||Reading, Writing, and Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Food.|
|Priya Ramani Net worth|
|Net Asset||Under Revision (As of 2018).|
|Salary Per Episode||Will Update.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Priya Ramani (Journalist)
- She is one of the crucial editors that helped to established The Mint.
- Priya is a brave woman who actually started the #MeToo movement.
- Furthermore, the writer also won the award as an editor.
- In 2017, she wrote an article in Vogue about sexual harassment but then she didn’t take the name of M.J. Akbar.
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- Moreover, in that article, she told that her boss also tried to make her feel uncomfortable in the workplace.
- The politician apparently filed a case against her.
- The 37-year-old journalist also said that she is ready to fight the case.