Whether you are from India or from a different nation. If you love to watch and play cricket, then you must know the Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid(the wall on the field). He has a huge fan following all over the world. In fact, he is one of the greatest players in his era. It could be easy to know his professional life, but he loves to keep his personal life private. Respectively, his life partner is also cut off from the limelight world. We are here to know everything about Rahul Dravid’s wife Vijeta Pendharkar and their love story.
Who is Rahul Dravid Wife?
Vijeta Pendharkar was born in 1976 to an Indian army family. She is a surgeon by profession. She is also from the Deshastha Brahmin(a Hindu Brahmin subcaste) community. Her father is a retired Wing Commander while her mother is a dietician. She is the wife of the most lovable and legendary cricketer Rahul Dravid. Vijeta faced the problem during her school time because she need to regularly change her school after some period of time. Her family had to move a lot because of her job.
After the retirement of her father, the family was moved to Nagpur permanently where she completed her Medical Surgeon (General) degree in November 2002.
Vijeta Pendharkar And Rahul Dravid Love Story – How They Met
During the late 1960 and early 1970, Vijeta’s father was staying in Banglore with his family, where they met Rahul’s family. With continuous and regular meting the friendship between the two families had begun. Vijeta and Rahul started liking each other and realized their feeling for each other. Even, Rahul Dravid visited Nagpur to meet his future wife Vijeta Pendharkar.
As we know, both families were very close to each other, they accepted the relationship between Rahul and Vijeta immediately as soon they know what their children wanted from us. Their families understood that Rahul and Vijita wanted to convert their friendship into a husband-wife relationship.
Rahul Dravid Marriage With Vijeta Pendharkar
Vijeta’s marriage to Rahul was planned just after she completed her post-graduation in 2002. But the world cup was coming in 2003, so the marriage was postponed to a further date to Rahul concentrate on his play. Later on, On 4 May 2003, Rahul Dravid tied the knot with Vijeta Pendharkar in a traditional Maharashtrian way.
The couple has two beautiful children. They welcome their first child Samit, who was born in 2005 and their second child Anvay was born in 2009.