Aarathy Kasturi Raj was born on Sunday, 22 May 1994 (age 29 years; as of 2023) in Chennai. Her zodiac sign is Gemini. She did her schooling at Bhavans Rajaji Vidyashram in Chennai. Later, she completed her MBBS at Sri Ramachandra Medical College in Chennai and earned a master’s degree in Clinical Embryology.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Weight (approx.): 50 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Aarathy’s father’s name is C. Kasturi Raj, who is a businessman, and her mother is Mala Raj, a gynaecologist. She has a younger sister named Aaradhana Kasturi Raj.
Aarathy got married to her long-time boyfriend Sandeep Warrier, an Indian cricketer on 25 August 2019 in a glorious ceremony.
Aarathy Kasturi Raj and Sandeep Warrier dated for a long time before they got married.
In 2001, Aarathy Kasturi Raj started skating at the age of seven and took training from Satya Speed Skating Academy in Tamil Nadu, under the directions of her coach, Satya Moorthy.
She has participated in many national and international championships and won more than 100 medals. Aarathy Kasturi represented India for the first time at the Asian Games (2018) held in Indonesia, where she participated in a 20 km elimination race and finished in seventh place. In 2023, Aarathy Kasturi Raj represented India at the 19th Asian Games (2022) held in Hangzhou, China, in October 2023. She won a bronze medal for roller skating in the women’s speed skating 3000 m relay race event along with her teammates Karthika Jagadeeswaran and Heeral Sadhu. Sanjana Bathula was the fourth member of the women’s team in the event but didn’t compete.
The Indian women’s trio finished in third place with a time of 4 minutes 34.861 seconds, while Chinese Taipei earned the gold medal with a time of 4 minutes 19.447 seconds, and South Korea drew silver with a time of 4 minutes 21.146 seconds. Earlier, Aarathy finished in fifth place in the women’s speed skating 10000 m point-elimination race. In an interview, Aarathy talked about the opportunities that would open in India after the win of the bronze medal. She said,
Winning bronze will definitely open up a lot of opportunities for us because we are not on the priority list in India. Sadly, this isn’t an Olympic sport.”