Shardul Thakur

Shardul Thakur Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 18, 2023

Date of Birth

16 / October / 1991


33 Years


Indian Cricketer (Bowler)

Shardul Thakur Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Shardul Thakur, the Indian cricket sensation, is a prominent figure in the realm of first-class cricket, representing Mumbai in the IPL. His IPL journey has seen him don the jerseys of various teams, including the Mumbai Cricket team, Kings XI Punjab, Rising Pune Supergiants (in 2017), Chennai Super Kings, and the India cricket team. Known for his audacious fast bowling, Shardul primarily relies on his ability to hit the deck with thunderous force. However, his most lethal weapon is undoubtedly his mastery of swinging the new ball. Over the years, Shardul has solidified his position as the spearhead bowler in the star-studded Mumbai lineup.

Birth and Early Life

He is the cricket prodigy, who came into this world on the 16th of October, 1991, in Palghar, Maharashtra. His passion for cricket ignited at a tender age, leading him to embark on a remarkable journey. Shardul’s dedication to the sport was evident in his daily routine, as he undertook an arduous journey of approximately ninety kilometers from his home in Palghar to access the cricketing facilities needed for practice. Such unwavering commitment earned him the affectionate moniker “Palghar” among his circle of friends.


He hails from a Rajputana family based in Palghar. Deeply rooted in Hinduism, his entire family devoutly worships Hindu deities. In this familial context, Shardul’s father is Narendra Thakur, and his mother goes by the name of Hansha Thakur. Alongside his parents, Shardul also has the company of an elder sister within his household.

In terms of his marital status, Shardul Thakur is engaged. He exchanged engagement vows with his longtime girlfriend, Mittali Parulkar, in a heartwarming ceremony that took place on the 29th of November, 2021, in the vibrant city of Mumbai. Mittal Parulkar, Shardul’s fiancée, is an enterprising entrepreneur who operates a startup venture called “All the Bakes” in Thane, Mumbai.

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Shardul Thakur Childhood Pic

School Anand Ashram Convent English High School, Palghar, Mumbai
Swami Vivekanand International School, Palghar, Mumbai
College/ University University of Mumbai

Personal life

His father is named Narendra Thakur, and his mother goes by the name of Hansa Thakur. In addition to his parents, Shardul also has an elder sister as part of his family.


He embarked on his first-class cricket journey on November 9, 2012, representing the Mumbai cricket team in a Ranji Trophy match against Rajasthan. His introduction to this prestigious format marked the beginning of a promising career in the sport.

The 2014-15 seasons proved to be a breakthrough for Shardul, where he delivered outstanding performances in six matches during the tournament. Impressively, he emerged as the joint-most wicket-taker, sharing this honor with R Vinay Kumar, further solidifying his reputation as a formidable force in domestic cricket.

Shardul Thakur IPL

In 2015, Shardul Thakur marked his debut in the Indian Premier League (IPL) by representing Kings XI Punjab. Subsequently, he went on to feature for the Rising Pune Supergiant and later joined the ranks of the Chennai Super Kings, enriching his IPL journey.

Net Worth

Mr. Shardul Thakur boasts an estimated net worth of around 3.5 million USD, which translates to a substantial sum of 26 crores rupees in Indian currency.

Narendra Thakur

Narendra Thakur is recognized as a writer, notably contributing to the film “Munnabhai S.S.C.” released in 2005. Additionally, he is associated with “The Hatted Room,” a project from 2016.

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Food Sea Food

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Body Measurements Chest: 40
Waist: 30
Birth Place Palghar Maharashtra India
Children Not Yet Update
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 175 CM
Height In Meter 1.75 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Narendra Thakur
Mother: Name Not Known
Profession Indian Cricketer (Bowler)
Siblings Not Yet Update
Spous Not Yet Update
Weight 67 Kg
148 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Libra


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