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Abhinandan Varthaman (IAF) Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 35 Years
Hometown: Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu
Wife: Tanvi Marwaha

Abhinandan Varthaman

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Bio/Wiki
NicknameAbhi
ProfessionIndian Air Force Personnel (Fighter Pilot)
Famous ForBeing a war prisoner in Pakistan in February 2019
Abhinandan Varthaman In The Custody Of Pakistan
Physical Stats & More
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
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Military Service
Service/BranchIndian Air Force
RankWing Commander
Commissioned19 June 2004
Personal Life
Date of Birth21 June 1983
Age (as in 2018)35 Years
BirthplaceTambaram, Chennai
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
NationalityIndian
HometownTambaram, Chennai (Ancestral background from Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu)
SchoolA school in Bengaluru (name not known)
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
ReligionHinduism
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseTanvi Marwaha (Retired Squadron leador of the Indian Air Force)
Abhinandan Varthaman's Wife Tanvi Marwaha
ChildrenSon- Tavish
Abhinandan Varthaman With His Wife Tanvi Marwaha And Son Tavish
Daughter- None
ParentsFather: Simhakutty Varthaman (retired Air Marshal of the Indian Air Force)
Mother: Shobha (Doctor)
Abhinandan Varthaman's Parents

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman With His Fellow Officers

Some Lesser Known Facts About Abhinandan Varthaman

  • Abhinandan Varthaman was born to Simhakutty Varthaman, a retired Air Marshal of the Indian Air Force, and Shobha, a doctor.
  • He came into th eyes of media on 27 February 2019 when he was captured in Pakistan after his fighter plane was crashed in the territory of Pakistan.
  • Following his capture, Pakistan Army released a video of Abhinandan in which he was blindfolded and was being interrogated by the Pakistani Army. In the video, Abhinandan was seen saying-

My name is Wing Commander Abhinandan. My service number is 27981. I’m a flying pilot. My religion is Hindu.”

  • In another video which went viral on social media, Abhinandan was seen getting beaten up by the Pakistani civilians.

  • In another video which was released by Pakistan Army, Abhinandan was seen praising the Pakistan Army for the hospitality provided by them.

  • Abhinandan Varthaman’s father, Simhakutty Varthaman, is a retired Air Marshal of the Indian Air Force who also served as the Air Officer Commanding-in-Cheif in the Eastern Air Command. His service number is 13606.
  • Simhakutty Varthaman has also assisted Mani Ratnam as his advisor in his 2017 film- Kaatru Veliyidai. The film’s story is based on an Indian Pilot who is kept as a prisoner of war at a jail in Rawalpindi, Pakistan; just like in the case of his son, Abhinandan.
    Kaatru Veliyidai 2017
  • Abhinandan’s wife, Tanvi Marwaha, has also served the Indian Air Force as a Squadron leader. After 15 years of her service, Tanvi was retired as a helicopter pilot. Her service number is 28800. Tanvi has also done the Armed Forces Executive Course from IIM Ahmedabad and is working as the DGM of Reliance Jio in Bengaluru.

    Abhinandan Varthaman Wife Tanvi Marwaha As The Squadron leader

    Abhinandan Varthaman Wife Tanvi Marwaha As The Squadron leader

  • On 1 March 2019, Pakistan released Abhinandan in the evening, and he safely returned to India via Wagah Border following a statement by Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan about his release on 28 February 2019.
  • Here’s a detailed video on Abhinandan Varthaman’s biography:

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