Karishma Tanna, Jaideep Ahlawat (PC: YouTube screengrab)
Karishma Tanna garnered immense praise for portraying real-life crime journalist Jigna Vora in Netflix's Scoop, while Jaideep Ahlawat gathered fame with his character as a news representative in The Broken News.
Here's a list of actors, who have aced the role of a journalist on-screen:
Karishma Tanna - Scoop (Netflix)
In the riveting thriller Scoop, Karishma Tanna steps into the shoes of crime journalist Jigna Vora, who was unjustly imprisoned for a murder she didn't commit. Tanna's spectacular performance breathes life into the 2023 series, which is based on the real-life story of a Mumbai-based journalist.
Vidya Balan - Jalsa (Prime Video)
Vidya Balan takes on the role of Maya Menon, a TV journalist relentlessly seeking the truth with shades of complexity. Drawing inspiration from top journalists, Balan skillfully embodies her character's professional demeanour and delivers a compelling performance.
Kartik Aaryan - Dhamaka (Netflix)
Kartik Aaryan gathered great appreciation with his portrayal of a serious TV reporter in Dhamaka. This hard-hitting drama unveils a whole new side of media and journalism in the country.
Shriya Pilgaonkar - The Broken News (ZEE5)
Shriya, a popular face on OTT, portrays the role of a spirited journalist in The Broken News. Her great performance in the hard-hitting series garnered her immense praise as well as accolades.
Shreya Dhanwanthary - Scam 1992 (SonyLIV)
In Scam 1992, Shreya Dhanwanthary adds to the list of remarkably portrayed journalist roles. Her impeccable acting skills shine through as she embodies the character of Sucheta Dalal, impressing audiences with her authentic and convincing portrayal.
Jaideep Ahlawat - The Broken News (ZEE5)
Jaideep Ahlawat's portrayal of a ruthless journalist, Dipankar, in The Broken News, was praised widely. The ZEE5 original series is now making a comeback with its second season.
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