Rahul Dravid

Profession: Former Indian Cricketer

Brother of Rahul Dravid

Vijay Dravid

Father of Rahul Dravid

Sharad Dravid

Mother of Rahul Dravid

Pushpa Dravid

Sons of Rahul Dravid

Samit Dravid (born 2005), Anvay Dravid (born 2009)

Wife of Rahul Dravid

Vijeta Pendharkar, Surgeon (married 4 May 2003)

Favourite Actor of Rahul Dravid

Tom Cruise, Aamir Khan

Favourite Actress of Rahul Dravid

Demi Moore, Michelle Pfieffer

Favourite Colour of Rahul Dravid


Favourite Cricketer of Rahul Dravid

Sachin Tendulkar

Favourite Film of Rahul Dravid

Braveheart, Ghost

Favourite Food of Rahul Dravid

Chicken Tikka Masala, Dal and Rice, Mango Milkshake

Favourite Shot of Rahul Dravid

Cover Drive

Controversies of Rahul Dravid

During an ODI with Zimbabwe in January 2004, he was fined half of his match fees for ball-tampering.   He was criticized for declaring the Indian inning during the Multan Test in March 2004, when Sachin Tendulkar was at the crease with 194 runs with 16 overs remaining.  

Information about Rahul Dravid

His other moniker, 'The Wall' came from an advertisement by Reebok which mentioned him as The Wall  In his childhood, he was obsessed with Hockey and was in-fact selected in the Karnataka's junior state hockey team.  Does Rahul Dravid drink alcohol?: No  Though he lives in Karnataka but he belongs to a Marathi family and his mother tongue is also Marathi.  His father worked in a factory that makes jams which resulted in his nickname, Jammy  He started playing Cricket at the age of 12 and scored a century for his school team.  Does Rahul Dravid smoke?: No  In Bangalore, there is a local tournament at the school level named after one of his nickname, 'Jammy Cup' and the Man of the Match gets the title of 'Jammy of the Day'  He is known for his techniques in batting and is considered as the perfect batsman in the world of cricket.  In collaboration with GoSports Foundation he is mentoring India's future Olympians and Paralympians as part of the Rahul Dravid Athlete Mentorship Programme  Although he is considered as a test batsman, he holds the record for the second fastest 50 (in 22 balls) among Indian batsmen in ODI after Ajit Agarkar's 67 runs of 21 balls.  In 2004-2005, Dravid was voted the sexist sports personality in India in an online survey.  In 2014, Rahul Dravid joined the GoSports Foundation, Bangalore as a member of their board of advisors 

Information about Rahul Dravid


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