Puja Sharma (Yashpal Sharma’s Daughter) Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Puja Sharma is an Indian doctor. She is known for being the daughter of Yashpal Sharma, a former Indian cricketer.

Wiki/Biography

Puja Sharma was born in 1986 (age 35 years; as of 2021) in Delhi, India.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 3″

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Black

Family

Parents & Siblings

Puja Sharma is the daughter of Yashpal Sharma, a former Indian cricketer (middle-order batsman) who played for the Indian cricket team in the 1970s and 80s. Yashpal was a member of the Indian cricket team that won the 1983 World Cup. Puja’s mother’s name is Renu Sharma.

Puja Sharma’s parents

She has an elder sister, Preeti Sharma, and a younger brother, Chirag Sharma. Preeti resides in the US and is married to a Delhi-based businessman named Vaibhav Tyagi. Chirag is pursuing his studies in London.

Puja Sharma’s sister, Preeti Sharma, and brother-in-law, Vaibhav Tyagi

Puja Sharma’s brother, Chirag Sharma

Husband

Puja Sharma tied the knot with Gaurav Anand, a businessman, on 19 January 2012 at Eros Hilton Hotel in Delhi.

Puja Sharma’s wedding picture

Their wedding was attended by almost all the cricketers from the 1983 Cricket World Cup. Among those who were spotted at the wedding were Kapil Dev, Chetan Sharma, Bishan Singh Bedi, and CK Khanna.

Bishan Singh Bedi attending the wedding of Puja Sharma

Apart from cricketers, many well-known Indian personalities like Arun Jaitley (Indian politician) and Rajat Sharma (journalist) were also present at their wedding.

Arun Jaitley and Rajat Sharma at Puja Sharma’s wedding

Career

Puja Sharma is a doctor by profession.

Facts/Trivia

  • Puja lost her father, Yashpal Sharma on 13 July 2021. He was 66 years old at the time of his death. His last rites took place at the Lodhi cremation ground in New Delhi. Sharma’s former teammates like Madan Lal and Chetan Sharma attended his funeral. [1]
  • Puja’s father, Yashpal Sharma, was a vital member of the 1983 World Cup-winning Indian cricket team. He was one of the nine cricketers who played in all eight matches in the World Cup. In 2021, a Hindi-language sports film titled ’83’ was released which depicts the story of India’s incredible Cricket World Cup victory that happened in 1983. Yashpal’s role in the film was played by Jatin Sarna (actor).
  • Her father was also a member of the national selection committee that selected the 2011 Indian team that won the World Cup.

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