Kailash Budhwar

Kailash Budhwar: BBC veteran and legendary broadcaster

Veteran Broadcaster Kailash Budhwar was the first journalist of Indian origin to head the famous BBC Hindi Service in London and took it to new heights. During his leadership, BBC Hindi assumed new heights with an audience figure of 22 million regular listeners.

He also collected a band of highly talented journalists from India who produced some of the legendary programmes. He won many awards in Britain as well as in India. In 2010 in the Bhopal World Hindi Conference he was honoured by the Government of India for Hindi broadcast journalism. Here in a conversation with the editor of Indian Briefings Vijay Rana, he talks about his life and work.

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