Who Is Jigna Vora aka Jagruti Pathak? Journalist Behind Played By Karishma Tanna Scoop

Here’s everything you need to know about the journalist, Jagruti Pathak, played by Karishma Tanna in Netflix’s Scoop. You are required to read the article and continue reading for more details. Follow us around for all the insights. Before you watch Hansal Mehta and Karishma Tanna’s series Scoop, here’s everything you need to know about Mumbai-based journalist Jigna Vora. Karishma Tanna, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Harman Baweja, and Prosenjit Chatterjee starrer Scoop are all set to release on Netflix today. The series is directed by Hansal Mehta, it is one of the most exciting series of 2023. In the past, Mehta impressed everyone with his series Scam 1992, and hence netizens were curious to watch Scoop. What makes it even more interesting is that the series is based on the real-life story of Mumbai-based journalist Jigna Vohra, who was arrested for reportedly conspiring with gangster Chhota Rajan in the killing of veteran crime reporter J Dey in 2011.

Jigna Vora Jagruti Pathak

Who Is Jigna Vora aka Jagruti Pathak?

Jigna was a crime reporter who worked for a renowned newspaper in Mumbai. She completed her studies in law at Mumbai’s Ruparel College and went on to do a diploma course. She was influenced to take up crime reporting by one of the faculty members. While she was working as an intern with a law firm, her parents forced her to leave the opportunity to marry a man who was supposedly an engineer and ran a printing press in Gujarat. Later, when she realized that none of it was true, their marriage ended on a bad note. In 2004, she returned to Mumbai with her four-year-old son and decided to pursue her career in media. She started her journey in media in 2005 as a court reporter.

Jigna Vora Jagruti Pathak

In December 2005, Jigna covered her first underworld story when gangster Chhota Rajan’s wife Sujata Nikhalje was arrested for extortion threats against a builder. But it was in 2011 when Jigna came into the limelight as she was one of the suspects in the murder conspiracy of crime journalist Jyotirmoy Dey. Hansal Mehta’s, Scoop is currently streaming on Netflix. Karishma is essaying the role of journalist Jagruti Pathak, who is accused of helping Rajan kill her colleague Jaideb Sen. The names of most of the people have been changed but Chhota Rajan’s name is used as is.

Jigna Vora Jagruti Pathak

Moreover, Her memoir has details about her horrifying experience in jail. She has also written about court hearings and the time when she worked as a crime reporter breaking front-page stories. Jigna revealed that she was asked to strip by lady constables while she was on her period, and also opened up about her friendship with Pragya Thakur in jail.

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