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Deepak Niwas Hooda Biography: Records, Wife, Net worth and more

Most people live such a good life that we cannot imagine the setbacks that people are facing. Everyone has only two options in life either to accept fate or to aim for more.


Of course, there isn't anything wrong with either option, but when inevitable obstacles surround us, there seems no option other than giving up on dreams, but sometimes our goals are so mighty we find a way to fulfill them.

 

Such has been the situation of kabaddi player Deepak Niwas Hooda, who, at a young age, defeated all the odds that came in the way of his dream, which was to play kabaddi. 


Deepak Niwas Hooda Biography

Deepak Hooda's journey to the top of kabaddi is full of misfortunes and personal losses, and everyone knows, handling personal losses is way harder than anything else in the world. However, still, Deepak managed it well, as he was determined.


This youth from Rohtak is a motivation for all other aspiring kabaddi players. Let's check out Deepak Niwas Hooda's biography.



Deepak Niwas Hooda's Biography

Dossier:


Details

Full Name

Deepak Niwas Hooda

Nickname

Deepu

Favorite Kabaddi Move

Running Hand Touch

Age

25 years

Sport Category

Kabaddi (All-rounder)

Date of Birth

10 June 1994

Hometown

Rohtak, Haryana

Religion

Hindu

Caste

Jaat

Height

5.9 ft

Weight

80 kg

Parent

Ram Niwas

Girlfriend (Rumours) 

Saweety Boora

Wife

N/A

Marital Status

Not married

Nationality    

Indian

Years playing

2014-present

Eye colour 

Black

Hair colour

Black

Figure

Chest 42"

Waist 32"

Biceps 14"

Teams Played for

Indian National Kabaddi Team, Telugu Titans, Puneri Paltan, Jaipur Pink Panthers

Net Worth 

10-15 Cr

Awards

Arjuna Award

Social Media Handles

Facebook

Instagram

Twitter

 



Family and Early Life:


Deepak Nivas Hooda was born on 10 June 1994 and was brought up in Chamaria town in Rohtak, Haryana. 


He lost his mom when he was only four years of age in 1998. Deepak's dad and sister raised him. 


Deepak Hooda and his sister (Family)


Misfortune struck him again when he had barely become a teenager. Deepak Niwas Hooda lost his dad too just four years after his mom died in 2002. 


Coming from a middle-class family, Deepak Hooda didn't have money to help himself and his sister to sustain, and he needed to begin attempting to help himself. 


He was forced to drop his schooling and work as a teacher to earn bread for himself and his sister. 


He played kabaddi in the evening. Those years were hard, yet the young chap was determined.


Relationship:


There are rumours that Deepak Hooda and Saweety Boora (Indian Boxer) are in a relationship and both are spotted quite a few times together by paparazzi.


Deepak Hooda and Saweety Boora Relationship (Girlfriend)


Struggle Story:


Deepak Nivas Hooda's father was a farmer; after his death, young Deepak had no choice left except to abandon farming.


He wanted to make his career in kabaddi. He was in 12th class at the time when his father expired. 


Due to financial issues, Deepak left his studies and started playing kabaddi.


Deepak Hooda used to play kabaddi in his village, but only 2-3 kabaddi players were there in his village; hence he didn't get much support from his village. So, he decided to go out of his village to play kabaddi and practice.


Financial Issues:


Deepak Nivas Hooda used to work in a private school as a part-time teacher to meet financial needs. 


After that, Deepak Hooda used to go to other villages for practice on his cycle. Deepak did this village to village up-down for one and a half years, which immensely helped him improve his game.


Gameplay:


Although Deepak Niwas Hooda is an all-rounder when he plays for Jaipur pink panthers or the Indian team, he says he likes to raid rather than defend in an interview.


Career in Indian Team:


Deepak Nivas Hooda made an outstanding debut for India, which every young aspiring athlete would want. 


He made his debut for the Indian team in South Asian Games 2016, and coincidentally India went on to win gold in that championship.


Indian Kabaddi team celebration South Asian Games 2016 Gold


Due to excellent performance at the national level, Deepak Hooda was also added to the Asian Games squad in 2018. 


Unfortunately this time, the Indian team was forced to settle for bronze with Pakistan combined. Iran went on winning Asian games gold in kabaddi.



Career in Pro Kabaddi League:


When the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) started in 2014, Deepak Hooda received the second-highest bid of 12.65 lakh rupees through Telugu Titans. 


Hooda played two seasons with Telugu Titans. 


In 2016 he joined Puneri Paltan, and finally, he won the PKL title with Puneri Paltan.


Then Deepak Hooda was signed by Jaipur Pink Panthers for a lucrative amount of 1.15 crore.


Signature Move:


Deepak's Signature move is Running Hand Touch.

In this move, the raider enters the opponent's court to raid, and quickly he touches the defender by stretching his hand while running and cleverly escapes to safety.

Statistics of Deepak Hooda:


Jaipur Panthers

Matches Played

Points

Career Best Points

Not Out Percentage

103 

 

785 

 

20 

 

81.24

 




 

2016 Kabaddi World Cup

Year

 

Place

 

Event

 

Medal

 

2016

 

Ahmedabad, India

 

Team

 

Gold

 


 

2018 Asian Games

Year

 

 

Place

 

Event

 

Medal

 

2018

 

Jakarta, Indonesia

 

Team

 

Bronze

 

 

Deepak Hooda Arjuna Award

 

Asian Kabaddi Championships

Year

 

 

Place

 

Event

 

Medal

 

2017

 

Gorgan, Iran

 

Team

 

Gold

 

 


 

2018 Dubai Kabaddi Masters

Year

 

 

Place

 

Event

 

Medal

 

2018

 

Dubai, UAE

 

Team

 

Gold

 

 


 

South Asian Games

Year

 

 

Place

 

Event

 

Medal

 

2016

Guwahati, India

 

Team

 

Gold

 


Net Worth:

Deepak Hooda's estimated net worth would be around 10-15 Cr.

Conclusion:


Deepak Nivas Hooda is a perfect example of the proverb, "where there is a will, there is a way."


A person who didn't have his mother when he was emotionally weak, a person who didn't have a father to get motivation from, became one of the most successful kabaddi players in India's history.


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