Dinesh Karthik’s wife Dipika Pallikal is a beautiful and gorgeous model, who was born on September 21, 1991. She is a lovely lady, a professional model, a professional squash player, and a celebrity wife. In spite of being a successful squash player, she is famously known as Wife of Dinesh Karthik who is a renowned name in cricket and a legendary Indian Cricketer who is considered to be one of the best batsmen ever in Twenty20 Cricket and has numerous records over all the three formats of cricket he is playing. he is currently playing in the International Indian Cricket team and smashing runs overtime in an aggressive manner.
Dinesh Karthik’s wife Dipika Pallikal Biography
This lovely lady was born on September 21, 1991, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Chennai, on the Bay of Bengal in eastern India, is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu. The city is home to Fort St. George, built-in 1644 and now a museum showcasing the city’s roots as a British military garrison and East India Company trading outpost, when it was called Madras. Religious sites include Kapaleeshwarar Temple, adorned with carved and painted gods, and St. Mary’s, a 17th-century Anglican church. Her hometown is also Chennai and she is currently living with her husband Dinesh Karthik in his residence.
|Full Name||Dipika Rebecca Pallikal|
|Profession||Squash Player (Right-handed), Model|
|Date Of Birth||September 21, 1991|
|Famous Role||Dinesh Karthik’s wife|
|Horoscope / Zodiac Sign||Virgo|
|Brother||Name Not Known|
|Sister||Dia Pallikal, Divya Pallikal|
|Languages Known||Hindi, English|
Personal Life & Career
She is 5’5” inch tall and at the time of writing this article, she weighs 55 Kgs. Her religion is Christianity but right now, her bio didn’t give information about whether she changed her religion after marriage or not. She loves eating Non-vegetarian food and loves traveling a lot. She is a fitness freak and loves doing beach sprinting, gymming a lot and always wants to look fit and good.
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Hometown||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
Dipika belongs to Malayali-Christian parents with Syrian Origin. Her father’s name is Sanjiv Pallikal who is a successful businessman and her mother’s name is Susan Itticheria who is a former Indian Cricketer and also played in the Indian Women’s Cricket team and served as the captain of International Indian Women Team. She has two sisters as well, Divya Pallikal and Dia Pallikal. They are all Indian by nationality and follow Christianity as their religion.
She did her schooling from Good Shepherd Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai and later joined Ethiraj College For Women, Chennai for pursuing a degree in Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in English Honours. As you people know her mother is a renowned cricketer but she dislikes cricket since childhood as she thought cricket overshadows other sports, she started playing squash when she was just ten years old.
At the age of just 15 years, she turned into a professional squash player and went to Egypt in 2011 for improving her skills in the same field. She won the three ‘Women’s International Squash Players Association’ (WISPA) world tour titles. The first one in Irvine CA where she won the Orange County Open, the second in the US, and the third in Hong Kong where she won the Crocodile Challenge Cup the same year. Dipika also represented India at “World International Doubles Squash Championships“.
Dipika Pallikal’s Marriage Life & Affairs
She first met Dinesh Karthik in the year 2008 at Chennai Marathon but they became friends in 2013 when they again met in Chennai’s ‘Maverick Gym’ where they got training under the guidance of Mr. Shankar Basu who introduced them. She fell in love with Dinesh when she was in Leeds, England for seven days of physical training and he went there only to met her.
|Dipika Pallikal Hobbies||Traveling|
|Music||Rock & Jazz|
After dating for a few years, they decided to get married. They were married as per Christian rituals first as Dipika follows Christianity, on August 18, 2015, at The Leela Place Hotel in Chennai and married as per Hindu Rituals, on August 20, 2015, at ITC Grand Chola in Chennai and from that day, they are living a happy married life. They often post photos of each other on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Dipika Pallikal is the second wife of Dinesh Karthik as his first wife was Nikita Vijay whom she divorced in the year 2012.
As you people already know, Dinesh Karthik is a famous cricketer so she loves to watch her husband playing cricket. She plays a vital and significant role in the successful life of Dinesh Karthik and always try to attend every match her Husband is playing in the stadium and always support her husband in every moment he needs her support. She accompanies her husband on almost every tour and cheers for him too.
Lesser-known facts of Dipika Pallikal Karthik
- Dipika Pallikal is the second wife of Dinesh Karthik.
- Dipika belongs to Malayali-Christian parents with Syrian Origin.
- Her mother’s name is Susan Itticheria who is a former Indian Cricketer and also played in the Indian Women’s Cricket team and served as the captain of the International Indian Women Team.
- Dipika holds a huge fan following of 418.7k on Twitter and 417k on Instagram.
- They were married twice as per Hindu Rituals and Christian Rituals.
- In 2014, she walked the ramp for ‘Lakme Fashion Week’ for the designer ‘Arpita Mehta.’
- Dipika Pallikal is also the brand ambassador of ‘sports365.in’ that sells sports goods online.
- She is an avid dog lover.
- She has been awarded by Arjuna Award in the year 2013.