Navjot Singh Sidhu is an Indian politician, television personality and former cricketer. He was the Minister of Local Government, Tourism & Cultural Affairs of the State of Punjab.
Navjot Singh Sidhu
Patiala, Punjab, India
Patiala, Punjab, India
Body Measurements, Height, & Weight:
In centimeters – 188 cm
In Meters – 1.88 m
In Inches – 6′ 2″
In Kilograms – 84 kg
In Pounds – 185 lbs
Friends, Family, And Relatives :
Father :- Sardar Bhagwant Singh
Mother :- Late Nirmal Sidhu
Brother (s) :- N/A
Sister (s) :- Suman Toor, /Late Neelam Mahajan
Daughter :- Rabia Sidhu
Son :- Karan Sidhu
Wife :- Navjot Kaur Sindhu
Girlfriend/Boyfriend :- N/A
Test : 12 November 1983 vs West Indies at AhmedabadODI : 9 October 1987 vs Australia at Chennai
School :- Yadavindra Public School, Patiala
College :- Mohindra College, Punjab University, Chandigarh
Qualification :- Graduate
Sidhu had a career spanning over 19 years after his first-class debut in 1981–82.
After losing his place in the national team following his international debut in 1983–84, he returned to score four half-centuries in the 1987 World Cup.
Sidhu Played mostly as a top-order batsman.
Sidhu went on to play in 51 Tests and 136 One Day Internationals for the country.
Sidhu came to be known for his six-hitting ability and earned the sobriquet “Sixer Sidhu”.
After retirement, he turned to commentary and television, most notably as a judge of comedy shows, and as a permanent guest in Comedy Nights with Kapil (2013–2015) and later The Kapil Sharma Show (2016–2019).
He was a contestant in the reality television show Bigg Boss (2012) and was seen in the show Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa.
Early Life of Navjot Singh Sidhu:
Sidhu was born in Patiala, Punjab, India.
His father is a Jat Sikh and mother is a Hindu.
His father Sardar Bhagwant Singh was a decent cricket player.
His father wanted to see his son Navjot as a top-class cricketer.
Sidhu is an alumnus of Yadavindra Public School, Patiala.
He studied in Mumbai at HR College of Commerce and Economics.
He is also the present president of World Jat Aryan Foundation.
He is a vegetarian.
He is married to Navjot Kaur Sidhu, a doctor and a former member of Punjab Legislative Assembly.
The couple has two children: daughter Rabia and son Karan.
To complete his further studies Navjot grew up in Patiala before moving to Mumbai.
His Father dream was to see his son join the national team and perform incredibly. He too was a well-versed cricketer.
in November 1981, against the “Services cricket team” Sidhu played his debut first-class match.
Sidhu played 51 “Test” matches from 1983 to 1999 and 136 “One Day International” matches from 1987 to 1998.When he was chosen by the Indian national cricket team in 1983.
During his 3rd test match against in Ahmedabad, Navjot fell victim to act of booing after he had only managed to make 20 runs in 90 minutes.
In 2013 Sidhu joined the popular show Comedy Nights with Kapil as a guest member of the cast until 2016.
In 2019 Navjot fell victim to trolling on social media after he was interpreted to have been supporting Pakistan after the terrorist attack on Pulwama. Due to that, Navjot was asked to resign from the show and was replaced by Archana Puran Singh.
Navjot’s political stint began in 2004 after he won a ticket on the Bhartiya Janata Party from Amritsar.
He was given a 3-year prison term In December 2006 after being involved in the terms of culpable homicide during a road rage incident. However, his order was put at ease by the Supreme Court.
How much does Navjot Singh Sidhu earn per episode from the Kapil Sharma show? Navjot Singh Sidhu used to earn around Rs 8-10 lakhs per episod from the Kapil Sharma show.
Is Sidhu coming back? There is no update with us about it!
When did Navjot Singh Sidhu announced for retirement from cricket? In December 1999 he announced for his retirement.
Who is Navjot Singh Sidhu wife? Navjot Kaur Sidhu is his wife.