Jigna Vora Biography, Age, Net Worth, Birthday, Education, Parents, Hobbies, Cases, Husband, Son, Daughter, Family, Parents, Controversies, Bigg Boss 17, & More.
Jigna Vora is a former Indian crime reporter who made headlines in 2011 when she was arrested for her alleged involvement in the murder of renowned journalist Jytirmoy Dey. She is a recipient of the Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism and the Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Women Journalist. She is a passionate advocate for human rights and social justice. She is a member of the International Women’s Media Foundation and the South Asian Journalists Association.
Jigna Vora Biography
|Former Indian crime reporter
|Date of birth
|22 February 1974
|Ghatkopar, Mumbai India
|49 years as of 2023
|Ghatkopar, Mumbai, India
|Reading, traveling, etc.
|Diploma in mass communications
Who is Jigna Vora?
Jigna Vora is a former Indian crime reporter, who is a recipient of the Ramnath Goenka Award and Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Woman Journalist. She is also a member of the International Women’s Media Foundation and the South Asian Journalists Association.
Jigna Vora Wikipedia
Famous Indian reporter Jigna Vora was born on 22 February 1971, in Ghatkopar, Mumbai, India. She belongs to a Gujarati family and there is not much information about her parents. Despite her interest in law, her parents pressured her into marrying a man who claimed to be an engineer running a printing press in Gujarat.
She started her media career as a court reporter at the Free Press Journal in 2005. Over the year, she worked for media houses like Mumbai Mirror, Mid-day, and the Asian Age. She covered high-profile cases, including gangster Abu Salem’s trial.
|k. j. somaiya Institute
|Bachelor’s degree in law Diploma in mass communications
Jigna Vora Family
Jigna Vora Age
According to Jigna Vora’s birth date, she is 49 years old as of 2023. She belongs to a Hindu Gujarati family and her nationality is Indian.
|49 years (2023)
Jigna Vora Husband
Jigna Vora Height, Weight
|In feet and inches – 5’ 4”
|A.R. Rahman, sheraya Ghoshal
Jigna Vora Controversy
Jigna Vora was charged with arranging the journalist’s murder alongside gangster Chhota Rajan. She was arrested, and she spent nine months in prison. She was released on bail in 2012 from Byculla Jail in Mumbai.
But she was only cleared of all the accusations after seven years in the 2018 special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act court due to lack of evidence.
Jigna Vora Bogg Boss 17
Fans are ecstatic as journalist Jigna whose true story served as the inspiration for the much-discussed Netfilx series Scoop has moved into the Bigg Boss 17 house.
Jigna Vora Net Worth
|Net worth – 2023
|Net worth in Indian rupees
|Salary, business, etc.
Some Lesser Facts About Jigna Vora
- She was born and grew up in a Hindu Gujarati family.
- Her father’s alcoholism had a significant impact on her childhood and family.
- She does not smoke or drink alcohol and follows a vegetarian diet.
- She practices healing, Tarot card reading, and astrology.
- Her colleagues used to call her ‘JV’.
- Jigna published the book ‘Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days in Prison’ in 2019.
- She has a nose piercing and wears a Trishul-shaped nose ring.
- In 2023, Netflix released a gripping crime drama series titled ‘Scoop’ which was adapted from Jigna Vora’s autobiography.
- In 2023 she appeared in the reality show Bigg Boss 17 as a contestant.
- She is an adherent follower of the spiritual guru Satish Kaku, the founder and trustee of the Swarg Foundation.
How long was Jigna Vora in jail?
Why was Jigna in jail?
Falsely accused of having a connection in the murder of journalist Jyotimory Dey.
What happened with Jigna Vora?
She was accused of being involved in the J. Dey murder in 2011 but, She was later found not guilty.
Where is Jigna Vora now?
Reality TV Show Bigg Boss Season 17.
Is Jigna Vora still a journalist?
She did not return to journalism after her acquittal.
How old is Jigna Vora now?
49 years as of 2023.
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