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Abhinandan Varthaman (IAF) Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Images & More



Abhinandan Varthaman

Abhinandan Varthaman is a Experienced Wing Commander of Indian Air Force from Tamil Nadu. He has been captured by Pakistani Army on 27th February when Pakistan troops shoot down his MiG – 21 Bison Jet. He ejected himself to land using a parachute but unfortunately landed to the wrong side of LoC. A video was released by the Pakistan social media where Abhinandan seems to have sustained a head injury and is blindfolded. He was first brutally thrashed by local people and Pakistan Army officials took him under custody. MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar confirmed that a MiG 21 Bison jet was shot down and an IAF pilot was missing in action. And as per Geneva convention, on March 1, 2019, he was handed over to India at Wagah. Fariha Bugti accompanied him during his return to India.

Abhinandan was born and brought up in a family known for its association with the IAF. Sources said that he is from Tambaram, Chennai. Abhinandan was commissioned into the Indian Air Force on 19 June 2004. He is the son of retired Air Marshal Simhakutty Varathaman from Tamil Nadu. His brother also works with the Indian Air Force. Abhinandan going to get Vir Chakra award on 73rd Indian Independence day.

Abhinandan Varthaman’s Parents

His wife Tanvi Marwaha is a retired squadron leader. Abhinandan’s son name is Tavish.

Abhinandan Family
Abhinandan’s Wife Tanvi Marwaha and son Tavish

Abhinandan Varthaman Wiki

Real NameAbhinandan Varthaman
Service Number27981
Battles/wars 2019 India–Pakistan standoff
ProfessionWing Commander in Indian Air Force, MiG – 21 Bison Pilot
Date of Birth21 June 1984
Age34 (as of 2019)
Zodiac signYet to be updated
FamilyFather: Simhakutty Varthaman (Air Marshal, IAF)
Mother: Dr Shobha Varthaman
Marital StatusMarried
WifeTanvi Marwaha (Retd. Squadron Leader)
ChildrenSon: Tavish
Educational QualificationSchool: Yet to be updated
College: Yet to be updated
HobbiesYet to be updated
Birth PlaceYet to be updated
HometownYet to be updated
Current CityYet to be updated

Abhinandan Varthaman’s Official Social Profiles

Facebook: Yet to be updated

Twitter: Yet to be updated

Instagram: Yet to be updated

Abhinandan Varthaman under Pakistan Custody

In the video, a pilot seems to have sustained a head injury and is blindfolded. He was saying that he is Wing Commander Abhinandan and also gives out his service number as 27981 to the Pakistan Army officials. The Indian commander then asks if he is in the custody of the Pakistan military, saying he has the right to know this. Later, Abhinandan Varthaman refuses to answer further questions. The video was released after a press conference held by the spokesperson of the Pakistan Major General Asif Ghafoor.

Abhinandan was first brutally thrashed by Local peoples and Pakistan Army officials are trying to save him.

Later, he has been given a proper treatment and Pakistan offcials are investigating him.

Interesting facts about Abhinandan Varthaman

  • In order to make pride for him, government declared to give Vir Chakra award to Abhinandan Varthaman on 15th August 2019.
  • On 31st July 2019, Indian air force launched a mobile game called Indian Air Force: A Cut Above where Abhinandan’s look a like character included. The main target of this game is to create awareness regarding Indian air force and motivate users to serve for Indian Air Force (IAF).
  • A saloon worker from Ahmedabad, designed Abhinandan style mustache on more than 500 youths even without expecting any service charge.
  • ICC World cup 2019, between India and Pakistan declared on June 16 2019, An advertisement regarding this match telecasted on Pakistan television which trolls Abhinandan’s statement while he is under the custody of Pakistan government by the tag #LetsBringTheCupHome.

Abhinandan Varthaman Images

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Abhinandan Varthaman with Subhash Bhamre
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