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Abhinandan Varthaman (Abhi)

Last Updated: 07 Jun, 2022 | Views: 42

Age: 39

Profession: Defence

Other Profession(s): Fighter Pilot, Naval Aviator

Higher Education: Graduated

Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details

Date of Birth
21 Jun, 1983
Birth Country
India
Birth State/Province
Tamil Nadu
Birth District
Tiruvannamalai
Birth Place
Thirupanamoor
Birth Sign
Cancer
Religion
Hinduism
Nationalities
Indian

About Abhinandan Varthaman

About (Profile/ Biography):

Abhinandan Varthaman is a fighter pilot in an Indian Airforce. He did his schooling at Sainik School, Amaravathinagar. Abhinandan completed his graduation from the National Defence Academy NDA. His father is a retired IAF officer, and mother is a doctor. The Pakistani Army detained Abhinandan as a prisoner of war for 60 hours when the aircraft of Abhinandan was shot down in an aerial dogfight. Abhinandan is the only soldier detained by the Pakistani Army, and he came back alive to India.

Career: 
• In 2004: Initially, Abhinandan was designated to the position of a fighter pilot.
• In 2010: Abhinandan became the squadron leader from the fighter lieutenant.
• In 2017: The soldier was promoted to a Wing commander from the squadron leader.
• In 2019: Abhinandan was flying MIG-21 as a sortie confused to intercept an intervention into Indian administered Kashmir by Pakistani aircraft.
• In 2021: He promoted as a Group captain from the Wing commander.

Awards and Achievement:

• In 2019: Abhinandan honored the Param Vir Chakra by the government of India.
• Abhinanadan received the Special Service Medal and nine years Long Service Medal.

Unknown Facts:

• Abhinandan has become popular in India because of his moustache style and is called the "Abhinandan cut."
• Abhinandan is one of the pilots of India who destructed an advanced PAK F-16 fighter with an IAF MiG21. 

Physical Stats

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 170 cm
In Meters 1.70 m
In feet Inches 5'7"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 75 Kg
In Pounds 165 lbs
Body Measurements (Approx.)
Chest 39 inches
Waist 32 inches
Biceps 12 inches
Eye Color
Black
Hair Color
Black

Family Details

Father's Name
Simhakutty Varthaman
Mother's Name
Shobha Varthaman
Spouse
Tanvi Marwaha
Sister(s)
Aditi Varthaman
Son(s)
Tavish