About Yasser Usman

Yasser Usman is a television journalist and film commentator. He has bagged the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism in the Film & Television (Broadcast) category. He has also been a recipient of the NT (News Television) Awards three years in a row. A Masters in environmental science, he remembers more films & songs than classroom theories.

He has worked for over a decade in leading News television like BAG films, Channel7 (IBN7) and currently in ABP News (formerly Star News). He has also directed a documentary series on Sufism and has been a founder member of India’s first Iranian Film Club. As a Media Professional in television news industry he has donned many hats. Work profile has included anchoring, conceptualization, scripting and production/direction of Non-Fiction & News-Based daily and weekly shows. The shows cover a wide range of genres from Cinema, Political Satires, Investigative & Crime Shows, News Based Documentaries, Automobile Show and Reality Shows

He is a bilingual author of two bestselling books on Indian Cinema- Rekha: The Untold Story and Rajesh Khanna: The Untold Story of India’s First Superstar

He has also been a columnist for Dearcinema.com and News Today.

An IIMC New Delhi alumnus, he lives in Delhi NCR and is ever available on yasserusman@gmail.com


Know more about the two books written by Yasser Usman: Biographies of Rajesh Khanna and Rekha

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