Rahul Chaudhari Wiki / Biography
Rahul Chaudhari is an Indian professional Kabaddi player.
He is also known as the Poster boy of Indian kabaddi and raid machine.
Rahul Chaudhari date of birth is 16th June 1993. He was born in Bijnore, Uttar Pradesh, Rahul Chaudhari age is 28 years(as in 2021).
He belongs to a Jat family. He completed his studies and his interest for kabaddi was since childhood.
Rahul Chaudhari Wife / Girlfriend / Family
His father name is Rampal Singh. His mother name is not available.
He has one elder brother named Rohit Chaudhari.
There is no information available about his sister.
Rahul Chaudhari wife name is not available as he is unmarried. There are no details available about his girlfriend.
- Height :- 6’0″ inches
- Weight :- 80 kg
- Body Measurements:- 42-34-16
- Eye color :- Brown
- Hair color :- Black
‘Rahul Chaudhari’ Career
Rahul had a propensity for Kabaddi since childhood.
His elder brother played kabaddi for his village team as a raider. That is how Rahul got introduced and attracted towards this sport.
At a mere age of 13 years he started playing Kabaddi. Initially his talent was not recognised and his parents did not support him for the same. They would scold him to focus on his studies and he would also get beaten.
A major challenge he faced was of being overweight. It was so severe that doctors declared he would short live with this unusual weight.
His parents provided special attention on his diet which resulted him to be the fittest athlete today apart from being quick and agile.
He secretly attended the trial held by Sports Authority of India (SAI) in the year 2007.
He got selected and was offered a training camp in Gandhinagar. Moving ahead to attend the training inspite of family opposition was a bitter decision for him at an young age.
An unusual situation was when he got an offer to play for Indian Army. He had to reject it because it was too early for him to take that decision.
Rahul played kabaddi and practiced to become successful.
Later he was fortunate enough to get an opportunity to play for Air India, which was readily accepted by him.
Rahul Chaudhari kabaddi craze gave him a place in Indian kabaddi team. He played many matches from team India which includes South Asian games, Asian beach games, etc.
His coach Uday Kumar had noticed his talent and hence recruited Rahul for Pro Kabbadi. Uday Kumar was the coach of the Team Telugu Titans.
In season 1 Telugu Titans Rahul Chaudhari was successful in getting 161 points from 14 games. He was ranked second in raiding chart post Anup Kumar, U Mumba’s captain.
Initially, Rahul started playing as a defender but later on became a raider. His graph reached the peak in season 4 of PKL where he scored 400 raid points. He holds the record of scoring highest raid points till date in history of PKL.
His Jersey no was 9 in Telugu Titans.
Indian National Team
He became the Indian senior team captain in 2014 at the Asian beach games in Phuket, Thailand. Team won gold medal.
In the year 2015 he won Gold for his state Uttar Pradesh at National Kabaddi Championship.
Later in 2016 again there was gold at Kabaddi World Cup.
- He was buyed by Telugu Titans in the year 2014 at 8.20 lacs. In 2018 the team bid an amount of 1.29 crore to ensure his retention in team. Recently Tamil Thalaivas buyed him at 94 lacs in 2019 season of Pro Kabaddi.
Records and Awards
- Rahul Chaudhari kabaddi player holds the record of highest raids in Pro Kabaddi history.
- He was captain of Telugu Titans in season 5.
- His quick action and skills are always dangerous for the opponents.
- He won gold at 2014 Asian Beach Games, Phuket. The team got gold at 2015 senior National Kabaddi Championship for Uttar Pradesh.
- India got gold in 2016 Kabaddi World Cup.
- He was a part of South Asian games 2016 which won gold.
Car And Bike Collection
- He owns Royal Enfield.
- He owns Audi Car.
- His favourite movie is Bahubali 2.
- Favourite colors are Blue and White.
- Favourite destination is London.
- His favorite Actors are Hrithik Roshan, Aamir Khan, Tom Hanks and Russell Crowe.
- Favourite actresses are Vidya Balan, Parineeti Chopra and Kajol.
- Favourite food is cakes and tandoori.
- His hobbies are doing yoga and traveling.
- He was the captain of Indian Kabaddi team in 2014 Asian Beach games in Phuket, Thailand.
- He loves Horse Riding.
- His biggest goal as a Kabaddi player is to win Arjuna Award.
- Rahul Chaudhari hopes to include Kabaddi in Olympic games.
- Recently he acted in a music video Dil Mera by Raj Lamba.
- Does he smoke? :- Not Known