Gauri Lankesh

Profession: Journalist, Activist

Brother of Gauri Lankesh

Inderjit Lankesh (Younger, Filmmaker)

Father of Gauri Lankesh

Late Paalyada Lankesh (Litterateur, Poet, and Filmmaker)

Husband/Spouse of Gauri Lankesh

Chidanand Rajghatta (Ex-husband - Columnist)

Mother of Gauri Lankesh

Indira Lankesh (Businesswomen)

Sister of Gauri Lankesh

Kavitha Lankesh (Younger, Filmmaker)

Favourite Actor of Gauri Lankesh

Mahesh Babu

Favourite Actress of Gauri Lankesh

Harshika Poonacha

Favourite Books of Gauri Lankesh

The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Favourite Films of Gauri Lankesh

Bollywood- Omkara
Hollywood- Citizen Kane

Favourite Food of Gauri Lankesh

Grilled chicken

Favourite Journalist of Gauri Lankesh

Shivam Vij

Favourite Politicians of Gauri Lankesh

Rahul Gandhi, Jayaprakash Hegde, Justin Trudeau

Favourite TV Show of Gauri Lankesh

Boston Legal

Favourite Writers of Gauri Lankesh

Vaidehi, Lalitha Nayak, Banu Ustad

Controversies of Gauri Lankesh

In November 2016, she was found guilty of defamation in a case involving BJP MP Prahlad Joshi and had been sentenced to 6 months in jail and received bail the same day.  

Information about Gauri Lankesh

she had spent 16 years of her life as a journalist  She worked as an editor in Lankesh Patrike, a Kannada weekly started by her father P. Lankesh  Did Gauri Lankesh drink alcohol?: Yes  She was honored with Anna Politkovskaya Award for speaking against right-wing Hindu extremism, campaigning for women's rights and opposing caste based discrimination  Did Gauri Lankesh smoke?: Yes  Gauri started her career as a journalist with The Times of India in Bangalore.  She was shot to death by assailants outside her home in Rajarajeshwari Nagar on 5 September 2017  Gauri Lankesh was born in a Kannada Lingayat family on 29 January 1962  Her father is the poet-journalist P. Lankesh, who established the Kannada-language weekly tabloid Lankesh Patrike  Gauri Lankesh was an Indian journalist-turned-activist from Bangalore, Karnataka  Gauri and her brother Indrajit visited Mani, the publisher of Lankesh Patrike, and told him that they wanted to cease the publication 

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