Rohit Kumar Wiki, Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Rohit Kumar is an Indian Kabaddi player. He is known for playing in the Pro Kabaddi League. In season 6 of the Pro Kabaddi League, he was the captain of the Bengaluru Bulls and is known to be one of the best Kabaddi players in India.

Wiki/Biography

Rohit Kumar Chillar was born on Friday, 19 January 1990 (age 33 years; as of 2024) in Nizampur, Delhi. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. Rohit Kumar grew up playing Kabaddi and was inspired to become a professional Kabaddi player.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 6′ 0″

Weight (approx.): 80 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 42 inches, Waist: 35 inches, Biceps: 15 inches

Rohit Kumar

Family

Parents & Siblings

Rohit’s father, Vijay Singh, was in Delhi Police and has been a national-level Kabaddi player, and his mother is a homemaker. Rohit has two siblings, a sister, and a brother.

Rohit Kumar with his sister

Rohit Kumar with his sister

Rohit Kumar with his mother

Rohit Kumar with his mother

Wife & Children

In March 2015, Rohit Kumar got married to Lalita Dabbas at a traditional Hindu wedding in Delhi. In October 2016, Lalita Dabbas committed suicide.

Rohit Kumar's wedding picture

Rohit Kumar’s wedding picture

In 2020, Rohit married got married to Priya. The couple has two children, a daughter named Nitara (born in December 2020), and a son (born in June 2022).

Rohit Kumar with his wife and daughter

Rohit Kumar with his wife and daughter

Religion

Rohit Kumar follows Hinduism.

Career

Navy

In 2009, Rohit Kumar joined the Indian Navy and was posted in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

Pro Kabaddi League

In 2016, Rohit Kumar made his debut in season 3 of the Pro Kabaddi League with Patna Pirates. He played a total of 12 matches during the tournament. He maintained a raid strike rate of 57 per cent and a tackle strike rate of 50 per cent. He earned 109 points overall in the tournament. During season 4, Patna Pirates won the tournament. During his debut season in the Pro Kabaddi League, he won the title of Most Valuable Player (MVP).

Rohit Kumar during season 3 of the Pro Kabaddi League

Rohit Kumar during season 3 of the Pro Kabaddi League

In June 2016, Rohit Kumar was brought by Bengaluru Bulls to ply in season 4 of the Pro Kabaddi League. He played a total of 14 matches during the tournament. He maintained a raid strike rate of 40 per cent and a tackle strike rate of 44 per cent. He earned 100 points overall in the tournament. During the first match for Bengaluru Bulls, he won the title of “Raider of the Match.”

See also  Naresh Tikait Wiki, Age, Caste, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Rohit Kumar while receiving hi9s certificate for the title of Raider of the Match at season 4 of the Pro Kabaddi League

Rohit Kumar while receiving his certificate for the title of Raider of the Match at season 4 of the Pro Kabaddi League

In 2017, Rohit Kumar was retained by Bengaluru Bulls as a raider to play in season 5 of the Pro Kabaddi League. He played a total of 22 matches during the tournament. He maintained a raid strike rate of 52 per cent and a tackle strike rate of 44 per cent. He earned 231 points overall in the tournament. During the tournament, he won many accolades including Player of the Match and Telugu Titans Moment of the Match.

Rohit Kumar (extreme left) during season 5 of the Pro Kabaddi League

Rohit Kumar (extreme left) during season 5 of the Pro Kabaddi League

In 2018, Rohit Kumar was retained by Bengaluru Bulls as a raider to play in season 6 of the Pro Kabaddi League. He was also appointed as the captain of the Bengaluru Bulls. He played a total of 24 matches during the tournament. He maintained a raid strike rate of 47 per cent and a tackle strike rate of 30 per cent. He earned 171 points overall in the tournament.

Rohit Kumar at season 6 of the Pro Kabaddi League

Rohit Kumar (right) in season 6 of the Pro Kabaddi League

In 2019, Rohit Kumar was retained by Bengaluru Bulls as a raider to play in season 7 of the Pro Kabaddi League. He played a total of 19 matches during the tournament. He maintained a raid strike rate of 38 per cent and a tackle strike rate of 30 per cent. He earned 100 points overall in the tournament.

Rohit Kumar in season 8 of the Pro Kabaddi League

Rohit Kumar in season 8 of the Pro Kabaddi League

In 2021, Rohit Kumar was brought by Telugu Titans for Rs. 36 Lakhs to play in season 8 of the Pro Kabaddi League. He played a total of 8 matches during the tournament. He maintained a raid strike rate of 24 per cent and a tackle strike rate of 29 per cent. He earned 18 points overall in the tournament. During the tournament, he won the title of “Gamechanger of the Match.”

Rohit Kumar in season 9 of the Pro Kabaddi League

Rohit Kumar in season 9 of the Pro Kabaddi League

In 2022, Rohit Kumar was brought by Gujarat Giants to play in season 9 of the Pro Kabaddi League. He played a total of 2 matches during the tournament. He maintained a raid strike rate of 25 per cent. He earned 1 point overall in the tournament.

See also  Ranjit Naik Wiki, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

National Kabaddi Team 

In 2017, Rohit was selected in the National Kabaddi Team to represent India at the Asian Kabaddi Championship in Gorgan, Iran. India won the tournament by defeating Pakistan in the final by 36–22.

Rohit Kumar with the Indian Kabaddi team representing India at the Asian Kabaddi Championship in Iran

Rohit Kumar with the Indian Kabaddi team representing India at the Asian Kabaddi Championship in Iran

In June 2018, Rohit was selected by the Selection Committee of the Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India to play at the Dubai Kabaddi Masters. He was also a part of the national squad for the 2016 South Asian Games held in Guwahati and Shillong.

Controversies

Rohit Kumar got arrested in Dowry-Death Case

On 21 October 2016, Rohit Kumar was arrested from Colaba in Mumbai three days after his wife Lalita committed suicide. He was taken into police custody, Chillar’s two days in police custody ended on 25 October 2016 when he was brought before a metropolitan magistrate, who placed him under judicial custody until November 8. After the investigation, the police found a two-hour audio message and a 25-minute video that Lalita had made before committing suicide, which claimed that her in-laws harassed her for minor issues. There was also a a suicide note in which she wrote: “I am not strong enough to survive this, I have decided to quit.” After the investigation, a case of dowry death was registered against Rohit Kumar and his parents on a complaint from Karan Singh, Lalita’s father. ) Later, Rohit uploaded a video on his Facebook account claiming that he never hurt his wife and he still could not believe that she was no more. He said,

I can’t imagine she is gone…I couldn’t even see her for the last time, I played for the country, never harmed anybody. I am sure my wife did not say anything like this. My father-in-law knows too that I never asked for dowry, I am alive only to prove my innocence. I never did anything wrong…When I get justice, I will go to (my wife).”

Reportedly, Lalita in her audio recording also claimed that her husband was unhappy with her, which is why she took that step.

Tattoos

  • Rohit Kumar has Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar’s face tattooed on his left forearm.
    Rohit Kumar's tattoo

    Rohit Kumar’s tattoo

  • Rohit Kumar has “Akki” and “Bawri” inked in English tattooed on the nape of his neck.
    Rohit's back tattoo

    Rohit’s back tattoo

Bike Collection

  • Rohit Kumar owns a Royal Enfield Bullet.
  • Rohit Kumar owns a Harley Davidson Bike.
    Rohit Kumar posing with his Harley Davidson

    Rohit Kumar posing with his Harley Davidson

  • He owns a Kawasaki bike.
    Rohit Kumar standing with his Kawasaki bike

    Rohit Kumar standing with his Kawasaki bike

See also  Omkar R. More Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Car Collection

  • He owns a Jeep Compass in a Red colour.
    Rohit Kumar posing with his Jeep Compass

    Rohit Kumar posing with his Jeep Compass

Favourites

  • Travel Destination: Mumbai
  • Sport(s): Volleyball, Football

Facts/Trivia

  • In December 2022, Rohit Kumar appeared in an advertisement for Dream 11.
  • Rohit Kumar is a dog lover and owns a pet dog.
    Rohit Kumar with his dog

    Rohit Kumar with his dog

  • Rohit Kumar is a huge fan of Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar. In 2016, Rohit talked about his love for Akshay Kumar and said that he was not only a favourite actor for him but also an inspiration for him, and he wished to play in front of him so he wanted his post to reach Akshay Kumar. The post read,

    As u all know.. I’m not only fan of Akshay Kumar.. infact he is a grt source of inspiration for me… I m greatly inspired by his personality  and i would also lyk to be like him. Well…. I m a KABADDI player n i olwys put ma best efforts to achieve ma goal. I want all my fans to spread this msg all ovr so tht it can reach to Akshay kumar… n it wud b a pleasure for me if Akshay kumar will devote some tym for me to watch my match…. I have a grt desire to play in front of Akshay Kumar as it wl provide me motivation to a grt extent. So ..guys spread this msg as much as u can so tht it can reach to Akshay Kumar.”

  • In 2018, Rohit Kumar was nominated for the TOI Sports Awards.
  • Rohit’s name on his jersey is also dedicated to his role model Akshay Kumar, it is Akki Chillar.
    Rohit Kumar's jersey

    Rohit Kumar’s jersey

  • In February 2020, Rohit Kumar’s fan named Rancho got a picture of Rohit Kumar’s face tattooed on his right forearm.
    Rohit Kumar with his fan Rancho

    Rohit Kumar with his fan Rancho

  • Rohit has been featured in the music videos of many songs including ”Yaari Da Khayal” and  “Bholeynath” by the Haryanvi singer Harry Dagar.
    Rohit Kumar in a still from the music video of Yaari Da Khayal (2021)

    Rohit Kumar in a still from the music video of Yaari Da Khayal (2021)

Categories: Sports
Source: dienchau2.edu.vn

Leave a Comment