Saurabh Dwivedi is an Indian journalist, who is primarily known for being the founder of Lallantop, a popular news outlet that later was acquired by IndiaToday group. Before founding Lallantop, he worked for media outlets like Aajtak, Dainik Bhaskar, and Navbharat Times in various positions.

Early Life, Family & Life Partner

He was born to Ravikant Tripathi on 22nd April 1983. He completed his 10th in a boarding school from Kanpur and did his 12th Jugal Devi Saraswati Vidya Mandir from Kanpur. His sister name is Kiran Joshi who got married in 2019.

Saurabh Dwivedi is married to Gunjan. His wife was the only girl he dated in his life. In an interview, he said that he learned about good clothing styles after falling in love. His wife is currently a teacher in a university. He rarely posts his pic along with his wife on Instagram. You can see some of them below.

Saurabh Dwivedi with his wife Gunjan Dwivedi
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Interesting facts about Saurabh Dwivedi

He has a cousin’s brother who is a doctor and a professor. His sister-in-law is a doctor too.

He is fond of dogs and has two of them named as Bakhtavar and Jhumri.

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Before opening Lallantop along with Aajtak, Saurabh had worked for Aajtak. During a video, he stated that he was good at typing the full speech of the famous politicians from live television.

His father served in the army. Talking about his father, he jokingly revealed that he is good at making tea with a pathetic taste that could even bring the dead to life. (29:11 minute)

Dwivedi wanted to pursue Arts but was forced to Mathematics. He hated maths and would try to remember the solutions to the problems. His favorite subjects were history, Hindi, and political science.

Dwivedi once stated that JNU is truly cosmopolitan and isn’t exactly like what is portrayed in the media.

He lost his uncle in the first wave of Covid. His brother barely survived Covid after being in the hospital for two months.

He opines that education and medical facilities should be available for everyone irrespective of socio-economic status.

He loves to play badminton.

He wants his employees to express their desires honestly even if that means asking for a leave to go on a date or simply stating that they are not wanting to work on a given day.

He believes that people are extremely cruel to themselves as they always find faults instead of thinking about the good things happening in their lives.