Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Abhinandan Varthaman is a Wing commander in Indian Air Force. He is a MIG-21 Bison Pilot and was commissioned into the Indian Air Force on 19 June 2004. On 27 Feb 2019 his name came into limelight in media and social media platform, after he shot down by the Pakistan Army.

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Video has been shared by the Pakistan army in which a person is wearing a flight suit. In the video, a person identifies himself as Abhinandan Varthaman, the Wing commander. He was blindfolded and Pakistan army asked him some questions:

Abhinandan Varthaman answered:

“My Name is Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman and my service number is 27981. I am a Fighter Pilot & My religion is Hindu.”

Later Pakistan Army asked him “what else” then he replied politely:

Abhinandan Varthaman answered:

“I am sorry sir as per that I am not supposed to tell you that”

Then Pakistan army officer says ok ok

There are many videos have been booming right now on social media platform where you can see he is tied from behind and he was also bleeding from his nose.

In one video, he was beaten by the mob in Pakistan:

Major General Asif Ghafoor, the spokesperson of Pakistan armed forces, confirmed about the capture of Indian wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman. He said:-

“Two Indian Pilots was taken in to custody and they are being treated well: One is injured and is being provided proper medical care” Later the Indian government also confirmed this news in media that Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot was gone missing and acknowledge that Pakistan had claimed that the pilot was in their captivity.

On 28 February 2019, Pakistan Government decided to release Abhinandan Varthaman on 1 March 2019 as per the Geneva Conventions Norms.

On 1 March 2019, Abhinandan Varthaman has crossed over India at the Attari-Wagah Border after spending two days in Pakistan’s captivity.

Related: Kambampati Nachiketa(Indian Air Force Personnel)

Abhinandan Varthaman Wiki/Bio

Name:Abhinandan Varthaman
Nick Name:Abhi
Date of Birth:21-Jun-83
Zodiac Sign:Gemini
Nationality:Indian
Religion:Hinduism
Birth Place:Tambaram, Chennai
Marital Status:Married
Profession:Indian Air Force Personnel

Abhinandan Varthaman Family:

His father “Simhakutty Varthaman” is a retired Air Marshal of IAF (Indian Air Force) Personnel and also served as Air Officer Commanding-in-chief in the Eastern Air Command while his mother “Shobha Varthaman” is a Doctor by profession.

Abhinandan Varthaman Wife:

He married to “Tanvi Marwaha”, is a retired Squadron Leader of the Indian Air Force (IAF). They have a son named “Tavish”.

Abhinandan Varthaman Age, Height, Weight:

He is 35 Years Old (As of 2018). He is 5 Feet 8 Inches Tall while his weight is on around 78 Kgs.