Prabhu Chawla is the Editor of India Today, India’s leading weekly newsmagazine India Today Group.He was awarded Padma Bhushan by the Indian government in 2003.
Prabhu Chawla has also been the president of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, the student wing of Bharatiya Janata Party. He was also jailed during the Emergency. Although some people say that he was interested to get a Rajya Sabha ticket from BJP, but he straightforwardly denies.
He says he is misfit for politics. He believes that to become a successful politician in India ‘one should be born in the correct family, with a lot of money’. There are also rumors that Prabhu Chawla may quit India Today, for Anil Ambani’s upcoming TV channel.
Prabhu Chawla is also a close friend of Narendra Modi.