Jigna Vora (Journalist)- Wiki/Bio, Age, Husband, Bigg Boss 17, Family, Career, Education, Net Worth, Biography 2023

Jigna Vora was born on 1974 is a Indian Journalist, Crime Reporter and News Anchor. she began her career as a reporter. she made headlines in 2011 when she was arrested for his akkeged involvement in the murder of Journalist Jyotirmoy Dey. She was acquitted of all charges in 2018. She is also a Professional tarot card reader. She was a Popular Writer. Jigna Vora’s journey from talented writer to a suspect in a crime was both unexpected and sensational.

Who Is Jigna Vora..?

Jigna Vora was born on 1974 at Ghatkopar, Mumbai. Jigna Vora is a Indian journalist and crime reporter and New Anchor. she worked for Various media houses like Mumbai Mirror, Mid-Day, Asian Age, Free Press Journal. Jigna Vora Popular Writer. She practices tarot reading and astrology now.

Jigna Vora Biography:-

Jigna vora born on 1974 in Mumbai, India. her Schooling at St. Xavier’s High School in ,Mumbai. After that she enrolled a bachelor’s degree in Law at DG Ruparel College with the University of Mumbai. She also a diploma in Mass communications from the K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai. After Completing her graduation, she pursue a Post Graduation Diploma in Jounalism. She is a Crime Reporter, News Anchor and Journalist. She worpked various Media Houses. In 2011 when she was arrested for his alleged involvement in the murder of Journalist Jyotirmoy Day.

Full NameJigna Jitendra Vora
Nick NameJV
ProfessionCrime Reporter, Aatmic Awareness Teacher
Tarot Card Reader, Astrologist
Date of BirthYear, 1974
Age (2023)50 years
BirthPlaceGhatkopar, Mumbai
Zodiac SignTaurus
Food HabitVegetarian
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Physical Stats of Jigna Vora:-

Height5’5” feet
Weight55 kg
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack

Jigna Vora’s Education & Qualification:-

Her Schooling at St. Xavier school at Mumbai. After that she enrolled for Graduation DG Ruparel College, University of Mumbai. She also obtained a diploma in mass communications from K. J. Somaiya institute of Management. her faculty, and a well-known crime reporter working for the Times of India. She Interested in Crime reporter. She pursue a Post-graduation in a Journalism.

SchoolSt. Xavier School, Mumbai
CollegeGD Ruparel College, Mumbai
K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai
Bachelor degree in Law from DG Ruparel College, Mumbai
– One year diploma in mass communication from K. J. Somaiya
Institute of Management, Mumbai

Jigna Vora’s Family, Husband:-

Jigna Vora from a Gujarati Family. Her Father name not know. Her Father worked in Dubai. Her Mother Name is Harshaben. she passed away on 9 June 2015 after suffering a heart attack. Her grandfather’s name is Tulsidas hargovindas.

Husband & Children:-

Jigna Vora married on 4 December 1998 after Completing her graduation from Ruparel College. It was an arranged marriage at the behest of her parents for which he had left an internship with a reputed law firm. Her Husband is an Engineer and runs a printing press in Bharuch, Gujarat. Later, she claimed to be false leading to a marriage and then separating her husband. and then she returned to her maternal home along with her four-year old son in 2004. while solely raising her son as a single mother, she decided to pursue a career in media. In 2009 her son was eight years old.

Jigna Vora’s Career:-

After Completing her study, she earned her first job as a court reporter at the (Free Press Junrnal) in November 2005. she worked for 10 months. her first assignment was to cover gangster Abu Salem’s case at the TADA court situated inside Arthur Road Jail.She made a name for herself in crime reporting over the next six years where she went from rookie reporter to Deputy bureau chief at the English broadsheet.

In 2006 Jigna joined Mumbai Mirror as a court reporter where her assignment was at the sessions court in Kala Ghoda, Mumbai. She covered her first underworld story when Sujata Nikalje, dreaded gangster Chhota Rajan’s wife, was arrested for extortion threats against a builder under the MCOCA.After that Jigna Vora worked started working for Mid-Day as a senoir reporter for the sessions court. She worked with J Dey.

In May 2008, she joined Asian Age, the publishing division of Deccan Chronicle. As a journalist, she filled in the stories of various accused such as a Fahmeeda (accused of the bomb blast), Maria Susairaj (Accused in the sensational Neeraj Grover murder case), Jaya Chheda (accused of killing her husband ) etc. Among the stories that garnered her praise were a series of reports on the killing of gang member Fareed Tanasha in Tilaknagar. articles on the activities of right-wing terror groups from Gujarat, and a land scam in Andheri which had at its Centre a landlord who had been declared dead several times despite being alive and kicking all along.

In 2011, before being arrested for his alleged involvement in J Dey’s murder, she worked as the Deputy Head of Zaman Asia Bureau. she arrest for alleged involvement in J Dey’s Murder. After undergoing a Spiritual transformation in prison, she became a consiousness healer and teacher of Aatmic Consciousness. She holds home meditation classes and offers personal consultations on healing techniques. She is also a professional tarot card reader who holds sessions at home.

Jigna Vora Relations to J Dey murder Case:-

On 11 June 2011, J Dey was killed in a shooting by unknown assailants in Hiranandani gardens, Powai, Mumbai. Later the assailants were identified as hitman of the underworld Don Chotta Rajan. On 25 November 2011, Jigna who was working as the Deputy Head of Zaman Asian Age, was taken into police custody for her alleged role in the murder. Police alleged that vora gave Rajan important details about Dey, including his residence and his motorcycle’s No. plate, to plan the murder. Investigating officer Himanshu Roy cited telephonic records ph. calls between Rajan and Vora to level the murder allegations against her. The Police also claimed that Vora’s professional rivalry was the reason for Dey’s murder. the police did not have a piece of strong evidence to implicate her. She remained in Jail for 9 months.

On 27 July 2012, Jigna Vora was granted bail by a special court observing that she had a child to look after and was a single parent. Special MCOCA court judge S M Modak also noted that she had no previous criminal record.

In 2018 the Maharashtra Control of Organized Crime Act court convicted Chotta Rajan and 8 others accused in the case and acquitted, while Vora was acquitted for lack of evidence.

Jigna Vora’s Awards:-

2010The Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award
for Investigative Reporting.
2011The Laadli Media Award for Gender Sensitivity
2012The Redink Award for crime Reporting
2018The Sahitya Akademi award for English Non-Fictio

Jigna Vora’s Net Worth:-

Jigna Vora has a Net Worth of INR 6-7 crores (approx) in 2023. In an interview, she revelead that she was earning over Rs 1 Lakh as the Deputy Chief of the Bureau of Asian Age before her arrest.

Documentry of Jigna Vora:-

Jigna Vora’s life story inspired a Netflix original series titled Scoop. directed by Hansal Mehta. The series based on Vora’s Memoir Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days in Prison. In this Documentry llead role Karishma Tanna as a Vora and features Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Harman Baweja, and Prosenjit Chatterjee in supporting role. The Series is released on 4 June 2023.

Jigna Vora’s Book:-

Jigna Vora is a crime reporter who was accused of being involved in the murder of her colleage Jyotirmoy Dey in 2011. She was arrested and spent seven years in prison.

She wrote a book about her experience titled Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days in Prison, which was published in 2019.

Some Facts of Jigna Vora:-

  • She is fluent in Hindi, English, Marathi.
  • Jigna Vora is a trained classical dancer.
  • Jigna also practised healing, Tarot card reading, and astrology.
  • In 2023, Netflix released a drama series, Scoop based on Jigna vora biographical memoir Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days in Prison. the series is directed by filmmaker Hansal Mehta and Karishma Tanna in the lead role.
  • Jigna Vora has a deep intrest in investigative journalism and has worked on several high-profile cases.
  • Jigna Vora is an advocate for women’s right and empowerment, often using her platform to highlight gender inequality and advocate for change.
  • She is a vegetarian.
  • She has a nose piercing and wears Trishul shaped nose ring.

Some FAQ of Jigna Vora:-

What is Jigna Vora’s Profession.?

Jigna Vora is a journalist, Crime reporter.

What happend to Jigna Vora.?

she was falsely accused of having a connection in the murder of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey and was booked under MCOCA.

Who is the editor of Jigna Vora..?

S Hussain Zaidi.

Who is the Mentor of Jigna Vora..?

Hussain Zaidi.

What is the age of Jigna Vora in 2023..?

49 years.

What is the Date of Birth of Jigna Vora..?

22 February 1974.

What is the Name of Jigna Vora’s Book..?

Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days in Prison.

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