Bhubaneswar: Popular journalist of NDTV news channel, Kamal Khan, passed away after suffering a massive heart attack at his Butler Colony residence in Lucknow of Uttar Pradesh. He was 61.
Khan was working as Executive Editor with NDTV. He was a recipient of Ramnath Goenka Award, and Ganesh Shanker Vidyarthi Award from the President of India.
Colleagues from across the media industry expressed feelings of shock and grief on learning of his demise.
“Sharing this with profound grief , shock and numbness . @kamalkhan_NDTV sir ,our long standing Lucknow bureau chief ,rock solid journalist ,someone we all looked up to for his hard hitting yet poetic report ,passed away this morning . Will share more details as and when available,” stated NDTV’s Alok Pandey.
“No one spoke Hindi like Kamal bhai. Devastating,” said India Today TV Consulting Editor Rajdeep Sardesai.
Here is Khan’s last piece to camera (PTC):
चुनाव में नेताओं की एक पार्टी से दूसरी पार्टी में भागमभाग के क्या हैं मायने? बता रहे हैं कमाल खान… pic.twitter.com/D4kyIuis3K
— NDTV India (@ndtvindia) January 13, 2022