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Sourabh Raaj Jain will be the new Host of Zee News DNA

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Zee News’ DNA prime-time news show welcomes a fresh perspective with the highly esteemed actor, Sourabh Raj Jain, as the new host. Just a day ago, Zee News unveiled a captivating trailer featuring Sourabh, hinting at a fresh and unique perspective in the analysis of news pieces on the show.

The news of Sourabh Jain becoming the host of Zee News DNA has been a delightful surprise for viewers. As a renowned TV actor with no journalism background, his entry into DNA has sparked excitement among the audience.

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Zee News DNA has embraced a new avatar, now LIVE on screen with Sourabh Raaj Jain as the flagship show’s new face. Known for his impeccable portrayal of Lord Krishna in Mahabharat, Sourabh brings a fresh perspective to the news landscape. With a focus on public interest stories, he customizes news reports and simplifies complex topics, ensuring viewers gain a profound understanding of the news’s implications in their lives. His engaging approach fosters greater civic awareness and encourages active engagement among the audience. Get ready for a news experience like never before, as Sourabh Raaj Jain takes the helm of Zee News DNA

Who Is Sourabh Raaj Jain, The New Host of Zee News DNA

Sourabh Raaj Jain, the new host of Zee News DNA, is a prominent figure in the television industry. He gained widespread recognition for his portrayal of Lord Krishna in the highly acclaimed TV show, Mahabharat (2013). Starting his television career at a young age of 19 with a supporting role in Remix (2004), Sourabh’s talent soon led him to prominent roles in series like Savdhan India and Uttaran.

Sourabh Raaj Jain will be the new Host of Zee News DNA

The role of Lord Krishna in Mahabharat catapulted Sourabh to stardom, making him a household name. However, he didn’t limit himself to divine characters and proved his versatility by taking on the challenging role of Lord Shiva in Mahakali. To the surprise of his audience, he showcased his acting prowess in negative roles as well, as seen in Chandragupta Maurya, captivating viewers with his depth and portrayal.

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Apart from his divine and historical roles, Sourabh displayed his versatility in various domains. From playing a chef in Patiala Babes to enthralling audiences with his dance skills in Nach Baliye, and even fearlessly participating in adrenaline-pumping stunts in Khatron Ke Khiladi, Sourabh has continuously explored diverse and experimental roles, setting himself apart from his previous characters. With such an extensive and dynamic portfolio, viewers are eagerly looking forward to his fresh perspective as the host of Zee News DNA, as he ventures into the domain of news analysis.

What Is Zee News Show DNA ?

Zee News show “DNA” is a renowned news program known for its meticulously researched content and its commitment to “journalism of courage” in the face of challenges. Since its inception, DNA has achieved several milestones and set high TRP benchmarks. The show’s mission is to enhance credibility, trust, and dedication to truth by delivering unbiased and fast-paced reporting and news coverage.

Sourabh Raaj Jain will be the new Host of Zee News DNA

The unique selling point (USP) of DNA lies in its simplicity. It presents every major news as a DNA test, simplifying and breaking down complex issues in a straightforward and uncomplicated manner, ensuring that the nation stays well-informed. With its focus on clear and reliable reporting, DNA continues to garner a loyal audience and maintain its position as a trusted source of news.

Who Were The Hosts of DNA Before Sourabh Jain

Before Sourabh Jain, Zee News’ DNA was used to know by Sudhir Chaudhary, the Editor-in-Chief, and CEO of Zee News. Sudhir Chaudhary had been hosting the show for over 12 years, bringing his expertise and journalistic prowess to the program. However, in July 2022, he departed from Zee News, and the show was taken over by Rohit Ranjan, who rejoined Zee and continued as the host.

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Following Rohit Ranjan’s departure from Zee, the channel decided to take a different approach and selected someone from the entertainment sector with no direct connection to journalism. Sourabh Raaj Jain, a prominent and reliable face in the entertainment industry, was chosen to be the new host of Zee News’ DNA show, marking an interesting and unique transition for the program.

What Do Experts Have To Say About The Host of Zee NEWS DNA

Emphasising the brand philosophy and modern approach, Abhay Ojha, CEO, Zee Media Corporation Limited says, “News credibility is an essential part of journalism as well as a primary element to ensure consistent engagement of target audience. This makes it all the more important to ensure news analyses is presented on a timely basis by individuals who have won the trust of the common man through their incredible work. Sourabh Raaj Jain is one such perfect example and we consider him as the perfect fit for DNA New Avaatar- A common man presenting a common man show.”

Jain adds further, “It is, indeed a great moment of pride to be associated with The DNA. All my apprehensions were cleared once I understood what DNA stands for and how well-researched data reaches the audience. I am blessed to be a host of this magnificent show and look forward to change the perception about the media, by ensuring impactful news narratives and being enabler of change at large.”


In conclusion, the landscape of news channels is witnessing a notable shift, moving from prominent journalists to actors who resonate with the audience. The recent appointment of Sourabh Raj Jain as the host of Zee News’ DNA exemplifies this trend. As an esteemed actor with a significant following, Sourabh represents a relatable face that viewers find trustworthy and credible.

While the traditional approach of seasoned journalists remains essential in news reporting, engaging personalities like Sourabh have the potential to bring a fresh perspective and a unique storytelling style to complex news topics. His ability to break down intricate issues into easily comprehensible narratives empowers viewers to gain a deeper understanding of news events and their relevance to their lives.

With this approach, Zee News aims to encourage greater civic awareness and active engagement among its viewers. The fusion of entertainment and news brings an opportunity to connect with a wider audience, fostering a more informed and socially conscious society. As news channels evolve, they are increasingly embracing diverse talents that resonate with the people they serve, signaling an exciting and dynamic era for the world of news broadcasting.

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