Raid Machine, Poster Boy of Indian Kabaddi, Rahul Chaudhari Age, Wife, Family, Height, Bio & 21 Interesting Facts

Rahul Chaudhari born 16 June 1993, He is an Indian Kabaddi player, who has played as a defender and later became a magnificent raider. In the Pro Kabaddi League, he became the first player to ever score 500, 700, and 800 raid points. He was a member of the Indian National Kabaddi team that won a gold medal in the 2016 South Asian Games. Rahul currently plays for the Jaipur Pink Panthers after spending six seasons with the Telugu Titans and one with the Tamil Thalaivas & Puneri Paltans.

Early Career

Chaudhari has an elder brother, Rohit inspired him to take up Kabaddi. Rahul and Rohit began their Kabaddi training when Rahul was thirteen years old. The brothers continued to play Kabaddi despite their parents’ disapproval. He recollects how his parents would chastise his siblings for playing kabaddi instead of paying attention to their studies.

In his early career, he was a defender. The young man was chosen to receive training at the Sports Authority of India (SAI), Gandhinagar, where he honed his abilities and became an experienced raider. As he started performing well in the national tournaments, He was approached to join the Indian Army, but he declined the offer as he felt he was not ready and needed more practice.

Pro Kabaddi

Before the inaugural Pro Kabaddi season, Rahul was noticed by J Udayakumar, the Telugu Titans’ coach at the time. The Hyderabad-based team subsequently purchased Rahul at the PKL 1 auctions. He did not disappoint his team and went on to score 161 points (which included seven Super 10s) in the season, the second-highest by any player. Telugu Titans signed a contract worth 1 Crore with Chaudhari over ten seasons of Pro Kabaddi. Due to the league’s annual auctions, the contract was declared void.

In addition to being the highest scoring player in PKL Season 4, he was named Best Raider of the Season. Rahul had scored 150 points in the season, and had seven Super 10s to his name, and also was the first player to reach the 400-raid point mark. The following season, he was named the team’s captain.

After Pardeep Narwal, he is the second player in the PKL to score a thousand points. While representing the Tamil Thalaivas in the PKL 2019, he accomplished the feat. In his seven seasons of the league, Chaudhari has scored 1014 points (955 raid points) and stands second in the list of most Super 10s with 40 to his name.

Telugu Titans

Chaudhari scored 151 raid points in Season 1. In the second season, he scored 98 raid points and 9 tackle points, and the third season saw him score 87 raid points and with 12 tackle points with a 41.37% tackle success rate.

Chaudhari scored 14 raid points during the game as the Telugu Titans reached to the semi-finals, where they were defeated. He was made captain of the Telugu Titans in Season 5, and finished the campaign with 193 points – 184 raid points and 9 tackle points.

For Season 6, Chaudhari was again bought by Telugu Titans for Rs 1,29,00,000, ending the season with 159 raid points and 7 tackle points.

Tamil Thalaivas

For Season 7, the Tamil Thalaivas placed a bid of Rs 94,00,000 to purchase Chaudhari.

Puneri Paltan

The Puneri Paltan bought Chaudhari for Season 8, bidding Rs 40,00,000 for him in the auction.

Jaipur Pink Panthers

The Jaipur Pink Panthers bought Chaudhari for Season 9, bidding Rs 10,00,000 for him in the auction. For Season 10, Jaipur Pink Panthers Baought him in bidding Rs 13,00,000 for the auction.

Indian Kabaddi Team

Rahul was able to join the Indian men’s Kabaddi team following his valiant performances in Pro Kabaddi. He was a member of the Indian team that won gold at the 2016 South Asian Games and led the country to victory at the 2014 Asian Games.

When Rahul was selected to play in the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup in Ahmedabad, he was a rising star in the Indian Kabaddi team. He seized the chance to demonstrate his abilities and earn a spot on the team for the long run. Subsequently, he was a member of the 2017 Asian Kabaddi Championships team, the 2018 Kabaddi Masters team, and the bronze medal winning Asian Games team in 2018.

Uttar Pradesh Team

at 23 Rahul plays for his native state of Uttar Pradesh on the national circuit. In 2015, he helped the squad win the Senior National Kabaddi Championships. It was the state’s first senior championship title. In March 2020, in Jaipur, he guided the team at the 67th Senior National Kabaddi Championships.


Chaudhari loves automobiles, with a Ferrari being his top pick. In 2016, he appeared in a music video and shared his love of dancing. Ajay Thakur, his Tamil Thalaivas teammate, is close to him.

Other activities

In July 2020, Chaudhary was made the brand ambassador of the Uttar Pradesh Dairy Department.

Personal information

NicknameRaid Machine, Show Man & Poster Boy of Indian Kabaddi
Born16 June 1993 (age 30)
BirthplaceJalalpur Choiya, Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac signGemini
TattooHe has got God lard Hanuman tattoo inked on his right arm
Rahul Chaudhari got a tattoo inked on his right arm, His Favorite God lard Hanuman
OccupationKabaddi Player
Years active2010-present
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack

Relationships & More

Marital StatusMarried
Rahul Caudhari With hois Wife Hetali Brahmanbhatt
Marriage date8 December 2020
Wife/SpouseHetali Brahmbhatt (pilot)
Rahul Chaudhari Wife Hetali Brahmbhatt (pilot)
ParentsFather- Rampal Singh
Mother – Mrs. Rampal Singh
Rahul Chaudhari Mother Mrs. Rampal Singh
SiblingsBrother-Rohit Chaudhari

Style Quotient

Car CollectionThar
Bike CollectionRoyal Enfield

Social Media

InstagramRahul Chaudhari
FacebookRahul Chaudhari
TwitterRahul Chaudhari
YouTubeRahul Chaudhari


KabaddiPro Kabaddi League
Club’sTelugu Titans, Tamil Thalaivas, Puneri Paltan & Jaipur Pink Panthers
TeamIndia national kabaddi team

Pro Kabaddi Career

DebutPro Kabaddi League: Season 1 (2014)
Jersey Number#9 (Telugu Titans)
Career Turning PointIn 2010, when he was selected for a Sports Authority of India (SAI) trial.
CoachUday Kumar
Raiding CareerTackling Career
Matches Played143
Total Raids2221
Raid Points1046
Avg. Time on Mat (%)47.08
Avg. Out Rate (%)23.19
Avg. Strike Rate (%)45.84
Effective Points602

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rahul Chaudhari

  • Rahul Chaudhari was raised in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh’s Jalalpur Choiya. A childhood picture of Chaudhari with his mother.
  • He is well-known as the Poster Boy of indian Kabaddi.
  • In 2006, He started playing Kabaddi when he was 13 years old. A young Rahul.
  • Initially, his family did not support him for playing Kabaddi and even his parents used to beat him for playing Kabaddi.
  • He scored 151 raid points and was picked by the Telugu Titans for the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in season 1.
  • He served as the Indian National Kabaddi Team’s captain in 2014 while they competed in the Beach Asian Games in Phuket, Thailand.
  • He scored nine tackle points and 98 raid points during the 2015 PKL season. He had 12 tackle points and 87 raid points in the third season, with a 41.37% tackle success rate. Chaudhari (far left) during a Pro Kabaddi League game of kabaddi.
  • At the 2016 South Asian Games, he later participated in kabaddi for the Indian national team.
  • In 2016, Rahul was selected to represent the Indian Team in the Kabaddi World Cup.
  • He won the Pro Kabaddi League’s Best Raider of Season 4 award in 2016 with 146 raid points. Rahul in the Pro Kabaddi League during a kabaddi match in 2016.
  • In 2017, He was selected as the captain of the Telugu Titans in season 5 of the Pro Kabaddi League. With nine tackle points and 184 raid points at the end of the campaign, he finished with a total of 193 points.
  • He started working at the Income Tax Department in New Delhi in July 2018 as an Income Tax Inspector.
  • In 2018, He participated in the Asian Games organized in Jakarta and won a bronze medal in the team in the men’s Kabaddi championships. Iran defeated the Indian Kabaddi team in the semifinals.
  • He was once more acquired by the Telugu Titans in 2018 for season 6 for Rs. 1,29,00,000. He had 7 tackle points and 159 raid points at the end of the season. Chaudhari was purchased by the Tamil Thalaivas for Rs. 94,00,000 during the season 7 auction.
  • He has a dog as a pet and is a devoted dog lover. He frequently posts images of his pet to social media. Chaudhari holding his pet in a pose.
  • Apart from kabaddi, he likes playing other sports, including volleyball and cricket. Chaudhari while playing cricket.
  • He is frequently observed on a variety of occasions, sipping alcoholic beverages. Chaudhari sipping a beer.
  • In his free time, he enjoys dancing, riding, and travelling to far-off locations. Rahul Chaudhari having fun on a journey.
  • In July 2020, He was named the brand ambassador for the Uttar Pradesh Dairy Department.
  • In addition to being an athlete, he gives inspirational speeches. He frequently gives motivational talks on public speaking platforms like TEDx. Chaudhari during a speech intended to inspire.
  • He enjoys working out and frequently visits the gym. He frequently posts images from his training sessions on social media. Chaudhari striking a pose while working out.

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