Salma Sultan is famous Indian television journalist who worked as a news anchor in Doordarshan, and later worked as director. She worked as an anchor in Doordarshan for three decades. Salma had initiated a trend-wearing a signature rose tucked under her left ear in her hair, and draping the border of her sari around her neck in a modern yet traditional way. It was later picked up by almost all the women newsreaders. People really admired news readers during Doordarshan era.