The ace journalist of the Media Industry Rohit Sardana passed away on Friday. He had tested positive for the Coronavirus on Friday morning.
The news was confirmed from the Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary who tweeted about his untimely demise.
Sudhir Chaudhary wrote that he never thought the virus would take away someone so close to him. He said he was not prepared for this.
अब से थोड़ी पहले @capt_ivane का फ़ोन आया।उसने जो कहा सुनकर मेरे हाथ काँपने लगे।हमारे मित्र और सहयोगी रोहित सरदाना की मृत्यु की ख़बर थी।ये वाइरस हमारे इतने क़रीब से किसी को उठा ले जाएगा ये कल्पना नहीं की थी।इसके लिए मैं तैयार नहीं था।ये भगवान की नाइंसाफ़ी है..
— Sudhir Chaudhary (@sudhirchaudhary) April 30, 2021
Rohit Sardana had long been associated with Zee Media. He used to host the popular show – ‘Taal Thok Ke’, a debate program that discusses contemporary issues in India on Zee News.
Presently Rohit Sardana, who has been the face of TV media for a long time, used to anchor the show ‘Dangal’, which aired on ‘Aaj Tak’ news channel.
In 2018, Rohit Sardana was awarded the Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Award, and in 2019 he was awarded the Best Anchor in the BCS Ratna Awards.
Paying tribute on Twitter, senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai wrote, “Friends, this is very sad news. Famous TV news anchor Rohit Sardana has passed away. He had a heart attack this morning. Deepest condolences to his family.”
More terrible news friends. Well known Tv news anchor Rohit Sardana has passed away. Had a heart attack this morning. Deep condolences to his family. RIP
— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) April 30, 2021
Condolence has been pouring in from across the board over the passing away of Rohit Sardana. People are shocked upon hearing the sad news. Rohit was hugely popular with the masses for his good debating skills.
His death has come as a shock to his friends and colleagues.