Dinesh Karthik Wife- (Dipika Pallikal) | Family | Career | Marriage

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Dinesh Karthik is one of the prominent names in the history of Indian Cricket fraternity, he is the one who single-handedly takes team India to the victory against the neighboring country Bangladesh in the Nidhas trophy final by hitting a six in the final delivery and caught the limelight of the Indian fans.

The Wicket Keeper batsman has also played some crucial role for the Men in Blue jersey in the 2007 T20 World cup tournaments for team India and in the ICC Champions trophy 2013.

Dinesh Karthik Family:

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On June 1st in the year 1985, Dinesh Karthik was born in Tiruchendur in Tamil Nadu, after that in his childhood Dinesh Karthik spent a couple of years in Kuwait as his father was there for his work purpose, then he returns back in Indian and did his schooling from the Carmel School.

Dinesh Karthik Father Krishna Kumar was a System Analyst and he is the one who coached Dinesh Karthik in his early days of Cricket and his father was a first division cricketer from Chennai, and his mother Padma Devi was an employee of ONGC and the Wicket Keeper batsman has also got one brother named Vinesh Karthik.

In the year 2007 Dinesh Karthik got married to Nikita Vanjara and later the couple part away and after that Dinesh Karthik Second wife Dipika Pallikal, the famous  Indian Squash Player came in her life.

Dinesh Karthik and Nikita Vanjara Controversies:


Nikita Vanjara is the former wife of Indian Wicket Keeper batsman Dinesh Kartik and she is known for Nikita Karthik and also now she is known for Nikita Vijaya after marrying Murli Vijay,

Dinesh Karthik first wife Nikita Vanjara was born in the year 6th December 1984 at Manor, Palghara district, in Maharasthra, Wife of Dinesh Karthik Nikita Vanjara is an Indian casting artist and also she came to public knowledge after marrying Dinesh Karthik.

Cricketer Dinesh Karthik Wife Nikita Vanjara’s father Deepak Vanjara and Dinesh Karthik’s father were friends and though their friendship Dinesh Karthik and Nikita Vanajra met, and at the beginning, both of them were friends.

Later on, they develop feelings for each other and in the year 2007, May 2nd Dinesh Karthik marriage took place with Nikita Vanjara at the suburban hotel in Mumbai, and at the time of Marriage Dinesh Karthik was 21 years old, their marriage was a private affair only their close friends and families were present at the ceremony.

The couple was married for five years and after that, they got divorced in the year 2012, and they do not have any children but there were some rumors that at the point of divorce Nikita Vanjara was pregnant.

After divorcing with Dinesh Karthik, later in the same year, Nikita Vanjara married Dinesh Karthik’s national and Tamil Nadu teammate Murli Vijay.

There were some rumors that there was a love triangle between Dinesh Karthik and Nikita Vanjara and Murli Vijay and believed that Nikita Vanjara Cheated on Dinesh Karthik with Murli Vijay, and after this incident, both Murli Vijay and Dinesh Karthik were not in good terms.

After her marriage with Murli Vijay in the next year, she gave birth of a boy named Vijay and later in the year 2017 Murli Vijay and Nikita Vanjara welcome their daughter named Iva and after that, they welcome their third children whom, Murli Vijay Introduced in the world from his social media account.

Key Points:

  • Dinesh Karthik and Nikita Vanjara Controversy:
  • Nikita Vanjara is the first wife of Dinesh Karthik.
  •  Dinesh Karthik’s father and Nikita’s father were friends.
  •  Dinesh Karthik and Nikita Vanjara were family friends since childhood.
  • 2007, May 2nd, Nikita Vanjara, and Dinesh Karthik married each other.
  • In 2012, Dinesh Karthik and Nikita Vanjara divorced each other.
  • Later Nikita Married Dinesh’s teammate Murli Vijay.

Dinesh Karthik Wife- Dipika Pallikal Biography:

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Dinesh Karthik Wife Name Dipika Pllikal was born in the year 21st September 1991, In Chennai, Tamil Nadu, but she actually belongs from Keralite Malayali Family, Dipika is the daughter of Sanjiv and Susan Pallikal, her mother was a part of the Indian Woman’s cricket team and she inspired to play sports.

But somehow, Dinesh Karthik’s Wife Dipika was never that much interested to play Cricket and since her childhood, she was a bit inclined with the game Squash and in the beginning, she faced a lot of hurdles in her path to becoming the Champions but with the support of her mother, she conquers all and became what she is today.

Dinesh Karthik Wife Dipika Pallikal did her studies from Ethiraj College and English was her major subject in College.

Key Points:

  • Dipika Pllikal was born in the year 21st September 1991, In Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • Dipika is the daughter of Sanjiv and Susan Pallikal.
  • Dipika Pallikal did her studies from Ethiraj College.

Dipika Pallikal Career:


Dipika Pallikal tuned professional in Squash in the year 2006, at the early stage in her career there was a lot of ups and downs but after her brief training at Egypt, she got the consistency in her career.

In the beginning, Dinesh Karthik Wife Dipika was handed suspension notice from the federation because of her playing with her juniors, but as she was stubborn by nature flew to Egypt to complete her training along with her mother.

After working ward there in the year 2011 she managed to claim her first off three WISPA titles by winning the orange county open in California, later that year she came third in the Crocodile Challenge cup in Hong Kong which help her to get the Number 17th spot all over the world.

In the year 2012, Dinesh Karthik Wife Dipika Pallikal become the first Indian player to reach to the summit clash of the silver event when she entered in the final of the tournament of Champions squash meet in NEW York, on the same year she reached to the semi-final of the Australian Open and claimed another milestone in her career.

In the year 2012, Dinesh Karthik Wife Dipika Pallikal broke into the top 10 players rank and in that year she became the first-ever Squash player to bestow with the Arjuna Award.

In the year 2014 at Commonwealth games, Dinesh Karthik Spouse Dipika Pallikal was partnered Joshna Chinappa for the doubles and won the gold medal for India, in the year 2016 South Asian games she was a member of the gold medal-winning Indian Woman’s team part.

Key Points:

  • Dipika Pallikal is a professional Squash player.
  • She has taken a brief training in Egypt.
  • In the year 2011, she managed to claim her first off three WISPA titles.
  • In the year 2012, Dinesh Karthik Wife Dipika Pallikal broke into the top 10 players rank.
  •  She has also won a gold medal in the  2014 Commonwealth games.
  • She has also received the Arjuna Award.

Dinesh Karthik and Dipika Pallikal Marriage:


Dinesh Karthik Wife Dipika Pallikal always hated Indian Cricket players as she had the notion of the kind of fame and limelight Indian cricketers caught that will dwarf the other sportsmen’s.

Dinesh Karthik with his wife met for the first time at the gym as both of them were taking fitness sessions under their coach Basu, and in the gym, both of them formally met.

After a couple of interaction with Dinesh Karthik, he able to clear her misconception, and soon they develop a healthy relationship and, talking about their relationship Dipika Conveyed:

“We got to know each other at the gym, but there was nothing more, contrary to what most media reports seem to suggest.”

“In fact, the first time we met was at a marathon some five years ago. After that, we met at the gym and, if I remember, I left for practice without even saying bye to him. Slowly we got to know each other.”

After meeting with Dinesh Karthik, Dipika found him as a gentle and humble person, during an interview she stated:


“It was February 2013, and I had just won a tournament in Canada while Dinesh was playing domestic cricket in India. I went to Leeds (England) to train for a week and I found him there, coming all the way to see me. That was when I fell for him, realizing not many would do something like that. He used to watch me train at the academy and even tried his hand at squash. He played much better than I thought.”

In the year 2013, after claiming the Champions trophy with the team Dinesh Karthik officially proposed Dipika Pallikal in England, and in the same year, they did their engagement as well in Chennai, in front of their close family members and friends.

Both Dinesh Karthik and his wife after getting engaged they planned for marriage in the year 2014 but because of their busy schedule they postpone their marriage in the year 2015 and about this the couple voiced:

“It always helps when you understand each other’s needs as a sportsperson but we generally don’t talk at length about our sports. Both of us are close to our families and like spending time with them. We are not really party people and like to hang around with close friends.”

After a long wait in the year 2015,18th August Dinesh Karthik weds Deepika Pallikal in Chennai in a grand Christian way, their wedding ceremony was held in a church in Chennai.

Two days later on August 20th, 2015, Dipika and Dinesh Karthik got married in holy HinduTelegu traditions, and since then they are happily married after for six years.

Key Points:

  • Dinesh Karthik and Dipika Pallikal first met in the gym.
  • In 2013, Dinesh Karthik officially proposed Dipika Pallikal.
  •  In the year 2015,18th August, the marriage took place in Chennai in a Christian way.

Dipika Pallikal Social Media Handles:

Dipika Pallikal Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/dipikapallikal/

Dipika Pallikal Twitter:https://twitter.com/dipikapallikal

Dipika Pallikal Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/Dipika.Rebecca.Pallikal/

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