Vir Sanghvi is the best-known Indian journalist of his generation. His career straddles print, television, books and now, new media.
He has won many awards during his career for both TV and print including the Rajiv Gandhi Award, the Lokmanya Tilak Award, the Cointreau Award for Best Food Literature Book in the world for Rude Food) and innumerable TV prizes. In 1993, he was declared A Global Leader of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum at Davos.
He has been a member of many professional, academic and government bodies including the National Integration Council. Currently, he is a member of the Broadcast Content Complaint Council (BCCC), a body that regulates content on entertainment TV channels.