Chandrika Ravi Makes History as First Indian Woman to Host an American Radio Show

Written on 06/04/2024
Asia91 Team

Los Angeles - Australian actress of Indian origin Chandrika Ravi, known for her roles in films like Iruttu Araiyil Murattu Kuththu and Veera Simha Reddy, is set to host an American talk show called The Chandrika Ravi Show. This marks a significant milestone as she becomes the first Indian woman to host an American radio show.

Inspired by Chandrika’s journey and her struggle for identity, Sammy Chand, founder of Rukus Avenue Radio, offered her the opportunity. Excited to share her life and experiences with a broader audience, Chandrika eagerly accepted. “I’ve been working on my own talk show for a couple of years, hoping to bring it to life, and now I finally have,” she revealed. Chandrika is also co-producing the show.


The show will air on iHeart Radio, one of the largest networks in the US, and Chandrika is deeply involved in every aspect, from design to promotions. “Most of the promotions released so far have been edited and produced by me,” she proudly notes.


“It’s been a rewarding experience, albeit a bit stressful. Being behind the camera is a new experience compared to my years of performing. People will get to see the real me,” Chandrika said. Before her film career, she hosted several live shows on radio and television and became the first Indian woman to host a radio show in the US. “I may be the first, but I won’t be the last,” she says with a smile.


The Chandrika Ravi Show airs on iHeart Radio and Rukus Avenue Radio every Thursday at 7:30 AM India time, with full episodes released every Friday on YouTube for an international audience.


  • First Indian Woman to Host an American Radio Show
  • Air Time: Thursdays at 7:30 AM India time on iHeart Radio and Rukus Avenue Radio
  • YouTube Releases: Full episodes every Friday
  • Personal Involvement: Deeply involved in all aspects of the show, including production and promotion


This show not only highlights Chandrika Ravi’s journey and experiences but also sets a precedent for future Indian-origin talents in the media industry.


With The Chandrika Ravi Show, Chandrika is poised to make a significant impact on the American talk show scene, bringing her unique perspective and experiences to a wider audience.