Journalist & Author
Journalist who has traveled over hundred countries in pursuit of his work and authored many books.
Saeed Naqvi- Biography
Man born for journalism
Saeed Naqvi is a well known Indian journalist. Besides being a reporter and columnist on domestic politics, he has simultaneously set a bar for foreign coverage. That is the exceptional quality of his work. He is the flag bearer of journalism on international relations in India. First of all, who started TV interviews and documentaries on global leaders and issues.
Interviews with global leaders
As an Indian journalist he is one of the first journalist who started looking into outside the homeland to bring the world’s news to India. He did first interview with Nelson Mandela which later extended the horizon of journalism.
His long-format TV interviews with world statesmen like Fidel Castro, Mikhail Gorbachev, Saddam Hussain, Muammar Qaddafi, Benazir Bhutto, Henry Kissinger, Yitzhak Rabin, Shimon Peres, Benjamin Netanyahu, Hashemi Rafsanjani, Hosni Mubarak, Mahathir Mohammad and a string of British, European and Asian Foreign Ministers. Some of these interviews were world scoops as the western media at the time did not have access to leaders like Fidel Castro and Muammar Qaddaffi.
He covered the 1971 war with Pakistan, which resulted in the creation of Bangladesh. Subsequently, covered the Sir Lanka Civil War, 1971, Sino-Vietnam war, 1979, US bombing of Libya, 1986, the first coupin Fiji, 1987, Nicaragua war, 1989, Operation Desert Storm, 1991, US occupation of Afghanistan 2002 and Iraq, 2003, Syrian civil war, 2011.