Puja Sharma (Yashpal Sharma’s Daughter) Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Husband: Gaurav Anand
Hometown: New Delhi
Age: 35 Years

Puja Sharma

Famous ForBeing the daughter of the famous Indian cricketer Yashpal Sharma
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 161 cm
in meters- 1.61 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 3”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBrown
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 1986
Age (as of 2021)35 Years
BirthplaceNew Delhi, India
HometownNew Delhi, India
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date19 January 2012
Marriage PlaceEros Hilton Hotel in Delhi
Husband/SpouseGaurav Anand (businessman)
Puja Sharma's wedding picture
ParentsFather- Yashpal Sharma (former cricketer)
Mother- Renu Sharma
Puja Sharma's parents
SiblingsBrother- Chirag Sharma (younger)
Puja Sharma's brother, Chirag Sharma
Sister- Preeti Sharma (elder)
Puja Sharma's sister, Preeti Sharma, and brother-in-law, Vaibhav Tyagi

Some Lesser Known Facts About Puja Sharma

  • Puja Sharma is an Indian doctor who is known for being the daughter of Yashpal Sharma, a former Indian cricketer. Yashpal was a middle-order batsman who played for the Indian cricket team during the 1970s and 1980s.
  • She grew up in Delhi.
  • Puja’s sister, Preeti Sharma, resides with her family in the US.
  • Her younger brother, Chirag Sharma, is studying in London (as of 2021).
  • Puja got married to a businessman named Gaurav Anand on 19 January 2012. Many of the cricketers from the 1983 Cricket World Cup attended their wedding. Among the ones who attended the wedding include Kapil Dev, Chetan Sharma, Bishan Singh Bedi, and CK Khanna. Besides cricketers, many who’s who of the Indian society like Arun Jaitley (Indian politician) and Rajat Sharma (journalist) were also present at her wedding.
    Bishan Singh Bedi attending the wedding of Puja Sharma

    Bishan Singh Bedi attending the wedding of Puja Sharma

    Arun Jaitley and Rajat Sharma at Puja Sharma's wedding

    Arun Jaitley and Rajat Sharma at Puja Sharma’s wedding

  • Puja’s father Yashpal Sharma died of a heart attack on 13 July 2021. He was 66 years old at the time of his death. His funeral took place the same day at the Lodhi cremation ground in New Delhi. His last rites were attended by his former teammates like Madan Lal and Chetan Sharma. [1]News18
  • Her father, Yashpal Sharma, was an important part of the 1983 World Cup-winning Indian cricket team. He played all eight matches in the Indian campaign during the 1983 World Cup.

    1983 World Cup winning team

    1983 World Cup-winning team

  • In 2021, a film directed by Kabir Khan ’83’ was released in India that was based on the incredible Cricket World Cup victory of India that happened in 1983. The theatre actor Jatin Sarna appeared in the role of Yashpal in the film.

    Jatin Sarna as Yashpal Sharma in the Bollywood film 83

    Jatin Sarna as Yashpal Sharma in the Bollywood film 83

  • Puja’s father was also a part of the national selection committee which selected the 2011 Indian cricket team that won the 2011 Cricket World Cup.