Rajnikanth Vellalacheruvu

Managing Editor

V. Rajinikanth is an Indian journalist and the Managing Editor of TV9, the most watched news channel run in Telugu in the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. With over 25 years of experience in media, he is most popularly known for the Big News Big Debate With Rajinikanth, the flagship live debate show on TV9. Rajinikanth leads the discussion on significant news stories of the day with senior most politicians in the ranks of the chief ministers of the Telugu states, cabinet ministers, heads of political parties and important personalities. Rajnikanth is the best political news analyst in the Telugu states. As the managing editor he is responsible for the overall editorial content of the channel.

Over the years he has won many awards and accolades for his journalism :

  • * 2005 – Cini growers television awards
  • * 2006 – Cini growers television awards
  • * 2008 – CMS award for presenting a news debate programme
  • * 2009 – National Television Awards award as the best news presenter
  • * 2010 – TATA DOCOMO Local TV award as the best news presenter