Rajeev Shukla is a renowned Indian statesman donning multiple hats in various fields for more than four decades now. He has earned great success as one of India’s top sports administrators, and as a journalist, respected politician and popular television host. He is currently serving as the vice president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). He served as the chairman of the Indian Premier League (IPL) multiple times as well.
He is a former minister and member of the Rajya Sabha, and a minister of state for planning and parliamentary affairs. He presently serves as member, Congress Working Committee, and state-in-charge for Himachal Pradesh.
As the host of the distinguished popular talk show Ru-ba-ru, he interviewed eminent personalities, including political leaders, film stars, cricketers, as well as international figures. His journey in the print media as editor and contributor of various English and Hindi dailies gave voice to his in-depth analysis of national and international political scenarios.