Navjot Singh Sidhu Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More


Navjot Singh Sidhu

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BIRTHDAY 20 October, 1963
BIRTH PLACE Patiala , Punjab
COUNTRY India
AGE (in 2018) 55 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Libra
HEIGHT in centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 2”
WEIGHT in Kilograms- 82 kg
in Pounds- 180.78 lbs
Last Updated on : November 3, 2018

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55 years, 0 month, 26 days old age. Navjot Singh Sidhu will turn 56 on 20 October, 2019. Only 11 months, 4 days, 8 hours, 25 minutes has left for his next birthday.



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Biography   Edit

Navjot Singh Sidhu was born on 20-10-1963 in Patiala in the state of Punjab, India. He is an Indian Politician, Former Cricket Player, Television Actor, Columnist, Cricket Commentator, Television Commentator & Television Personality.

Career

Sidhu did his preliminary education from the Javendra School ( Patiala) and he did his graduation from Mohindra College, Chandigarh and also he is a graduate in Law from Panjab University. He played his first Test match in 1983 against the West Indies in Ahmedabad in which he scored only 19 runs. In the next match, he was unable to score more runs. He had to sit out of the team after playing the first two Test matches. After struggling in cricket for almost 5 years, his fate came when he was selected for the 1987 World Cup. He played four out of five matches and scored a half-century in each match. Playing in Sharjah against Pakistan, he made his first century in 1989. Navjot Singh Sidhu Navjot Singh Sidhu had scored more than 500 Test runs in the consecutive two years in 1993 and 1994.
 
At the West Indies tour in 1997, he scored a double hundred. During the 1996 tour of England between Sidhu and Mohammad Azharuddin, there was a difference, due to which he was out of the team. Then he returned to the team and the second Test match that happened in Queen Park Oval, in which he had scored two centuries. Then he scored 201 runs in a match that was his highest score. He scored 124 runs against Sri Lanka, including his 8 sixes. Then he scored 415 runs in five innings in Australia.
 
Navjot Singh Sidhu has scored 3212 runs at an average of 42.13 in 51 test matches for India, including his 9 centuries and 14 half-centuries, while in his 136 one-dayers, Navjot scored 4413 runs at an average of 37.08 with 6 centuries and 33 fifties. On December 1999, and he announced his retirement in all formats of cricket.  In 2001 Indian team tour of Sri Lanka he was appointed as a commentator. After that, he was engaged with Ten Sports for covering the cricket matches as a commentator. In 2012, he resumed his working once again for the ESPN Star Sports. On Tv, he began his journey from The-Great-Indian-Laughter-Challenge, on Star One, where he was a judge with Shekhar Suman. After this, he participated as a contestant for the sixth season of the most popular reality show Bigg Boss, he had to leave the show midway due to political controversies.
 
Navjot Singh Sidhu Navjot Singh Sidhu won the Lok Sabha-seat from Amritsar in the general elections of 2004. After some time he had to leave his post due to the court case, but with the majority, he would remain in his seat. In the general elections of 2009, he defeated his rival by the 6858 votes who was (Om Prakash Soni of Congress) and remained in Amritsar seat. In the general elections of 2014, he did not get Amritsar seat, but he did a lot of publicity for the Bharatiya Janata Party. Sidhu joined the Indian National Congress in January 2017, expressing resentment with the Bharatiya Janata Party, and contested the eastern region of Amritsar in the Punjab assembly elections and won the elections with a large margin of the majority. The difference was 42,809 votes. After that, he was sworn in as the minister.


Family Relatives and Relation

See given below celebrity profiles about Navjot Singh Sidhu's family, relatives;

His father, Sardar Bhagwant Singh was a decent cricket player.  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.

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Navjot Singh Sidhu

  • He participated as a contestant for the sixth season of the most popular reality show Bigg Boss
  • On Tv, he began his journey in 2008 from The-Great Indian Laughter Challenge, on Star One, where he was a judge with Shekhar Suman.
  • He made his acting journey in Sidhu in the 2004 Hindi film Mujhse Shaadi Karogi as a commentator during a cricket match.
  • He made his Test debut in 1983 against the West Indies in Ahmedabad
  • Navjot Singh Sidhu was invited on the occasion of the oath-taking ceremony of the newly elected Pakistan, PM Imran Khan. After this touring, he was criticised over his decision and also his act of hugging, the Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army Qamar Javed Bajwa
  • He is also famous for his nicknames in the cricket world by "Sixer Sidhu" and "Jonty Singh".
  • Sidhu joined the Indian National Congress in January 2017, and contested the eastern region of Amritsar in the Punjab assembly elections and won the elections by 42,809 votes. After that, he was sworn in as the minister.
  • Sidhu has scored more than 500 Test runs per year during 1993, 1994 and 1997.
  • At the time of West Indies tour in 1994, he scored 884 runs in ODIs and also got the distinction of becoming the first Indian to score five hundreds.
  • Sidhu won the 2004 Lok Sabha election from the Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency on the ticket of Bharatiya Janata Party.

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