Mohit Chhillar (Kabaddi) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography & More

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Mohit Chhillar is an Indian professional kabaddi player. He has played for U Mumba, Bengaluru Bulls, Haryana Steelers, and Tamil Thalaivas.


Mohit Chhillar, also known as Tackle King, was born on Tuesday, 13 July 1993 (age 30 years; as of 2023) in Nizampur, Haryana, India. His zodiac sign is Cancer. His journey in kabaddi began at a young age, as he started playing the sport during his childhood and even participated in the School Games Federation of India. He is a graduate of the National Kabaddi Academy in Sonepat, Haryana.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 9”

Weight (approx.): 75kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

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Parents & Siblings

His father, Vijay Singh Chhillar is a former Kabaddi player. The specific details about his other family members are not available publicly.

Mohit's grandmother posing with a gun in her hand

Mohit’s grandmother posing with a gun in her hand

Mohit's father holding his daughter in arms

Mohit’s father with his granddaughter

Mohit Chhillar with her mother

Mohit Chhillar with her mother

Wife & Children

Mohit has a wife and daughter.

Mohit with his wife

Mohit with his wife

Mohit with his daughter

Mohit with his daughter


He follows Hinduism.


Pro Kabaddi League

Mohit Chhillar maintained his exceptional defensive skills right from the first season of the Pro Kabaddi League. Playing for the Bengaluru Bulls, he established himself as one of the league’s best defenders. During that season, he scored an impressive 35 tackle points with a tackle strike rate of 39.32%. His remarkable performances included five Super Tackles and two High 5s. Despite Bengaluru Bulls finishing as runners-up, Mohit’s contributions were pivotal in their strong campaign. The following season saw Mohit as part of the U Mumba team, and his impact was significant as they secured the prestigious league title. He continued to excel as a defender, concluding the season with 42 tackle points, three Super Tackles, and three High 5s. His partnership with Surender Nada in the defense was effective in U Mumba’s title triumph, solidifying their dominance in the league.

Mohit in the Pro Kabaddi League

Mohit in the Pro Kabaddi League

In the third season, although U Mumba could not retain their title, Mohit’s performances remained consistently outstanding. He achieved an impressive tally of 46 tackle points with a tackle strike rate of 62.16%. Moreover, he registered six High 5s, a personal best for a single season. His contributions in defense continued to make him one of the standout defenders in the Pro Kabaddi League, earning him accolades and admiration from fans and fellow players alike.

Ahead of the fourth season of the Pro Kabaddi League, Bengaluru Bulls acquired Mohit Chhillar for a price of Rs. 53 lakhs. The versatile defender proved to be a valuable addition to his new team, impressing with his performances throughout the campaign. He achieved a total of 47 tackle points with a tackle strike rate of 54.02%. Notably, he achieved three Super Tackles and recorded four High 5s, further enhancing his reputation as a top defender in the league. In the fifth season, Mohit represented Haryana Steelers, and once again, he stood out as one of the best defenders for his team. He contributed 39 tackle points and even made three raid points.

Following his successful season with Haryana Steelers, Mohit moved on to join the Jaipur Pink Panthers. However, he had a slightly limited role with the team, featuring in 14 matches during the season. Nonetheless, he managed to secure 31 tackle points, maintaining a tackle strike rate of 44.92%. His performance included three Super Tackles. In the seventh season of the Pro Kabaddi League, Mohit played for Tamil Thalaivas. During the season, he scored 37 tackle points.

Mohit in PKL season 6

Mohit in PKL season 6

Internation Career

His outstanding performances and dedication to the sport have earned him recognition not only in the Pro Kabaddi League but also in representing his country at the international level.

Mohit Chhillar’s journey with the Indian national kabaddi team began with a remarkable achievement, winning the gold medal at the 2016 South Asian Games. Following this early success, he continued to shine on the international stage, making significant contributions to India’s triumph in the Kabaddi World Cup held in the same year. His success with the national team continued in 2017 when India secured gold at the prestigious 2017 Asian Kabaddi Championship. Further adding to his impressive medal haul, Mohit Chhillar also played a crucial role in India’s victory at the 2018 Dubai Kabaddi Masters, clinching the gold medal for the nation. In addition to his gold medal achievements, Mohit also contributed to India’s success at the 2018 Asian Games, where the team secured the bronze medal.

Mohit in the Kabaddi word cup

Mohit in the Kabaddi world cup

Awards, Honours, Achievements


  • Gold at the 2016 South Asian Games

    Mohit Chhillar recieved Gold at 12th South Asian Games 2016

    Mohit Chhillar received Gold at the 12th South Asian Games 2016

  • Gold at the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup
  • Gold at the 2017 Asian Kabaddi Championship
  • Gold at the 2018 Dubai Kabaddi Masters
  • Bronze at the 2018 Asian Games


  • Best Defender of the Year by the Kabaddi World Cup in 2016
  • Best Defender of the Season by the Pro Kabaddi League in 2016
  • Most Valuable Player by the Pro Kabaddi League in 2016
  • Arjuna Award by the Government of India in 2018
A picture of Mohit Chhillar's achievments

A picture of Mohit Chhillar showcasing his achievements


In the following Auctions, Mohit was sold at high figures.

  • Pro Kabaddi Season 7 – Tamil Thalaivas – 45.00 L – SOLD
  • Pro Kabaddi Season 6 – Jaipur Pink Panthers – 58.00 L – SOLD
  • Pro Kabaddi Season 5 – Haryana Steelers – 46.50 L – SOLD
  • Pro Kabaddi Season 4 – Bengaluru Bulls – 53.00 L – SOLD

Total Amount: Rs. 2,02,50,000


Actors: Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan

Cricketer: Sachin Tendulkar

Activity: Travelling, Exercise


  • Interestingly, Mohit’s father was a former kabaddi player, but it was his uncle who introduced him to the game and played a crucial role in nurturing his interest in kabaddi. Living in a town without proper training facilities, Mohit relied on guidance and support from his seniors to develop his skills. He progressed through various levels, playing for his village club, then in junior competitions, and eventually making his mark in the Pro Kabaddi League, earning him a place in the national team.
  • Apart from his passion for kabaddi, Mohit also holds a job with the North West Railway in Jodhpur. Outside of sports, he is an ardent admirer of actors Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan. Among his kabaddi idols are Rakesh Kumar and Manjeet Chhillar, while cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar serves as his sporting idol away from kabaddi.
  • Despite his love for travelling, Mohit cherishes the food prepared by his mother the most. He eagerly looks forward to returning home after long tournaments to enjoy the comfort of a home-cooked meal. This sense of family and attachment to his roots reflects his grounded and down-to-earth personality, making him a respected and beloved figure in the world of kabaddi.
  • He ranked among the top 20 defenders, effectively pinning down his opponents with brilliant tackles during the league matches. He assumes the role of a defender in the right-corner position. Over the past decade, he has stood out as one of India’s finest defenders. His versatility in defense complements other corner defenders, making successful partnerships on the kabaddi mat.

    Mohit possesses remarkable defense skills

    Mohit possesses remarkable defense skills

  • He is the first Indian Kabaddi player to win the Most Valuable Player award in the Pro Kabaddi League.
  • Mohit Chhillar holds Rakesh Kumar and Manjeet Chhillar in high regard and looks up to them as his idols in the world of kabaddi. Rakesh Kumar is one of the most celebrated kabaddi players in India. Similarly, Manjeet Chhillar, who shares the same last name as Mohit, is another popular kabaddi player. Regarding Rakesh, Mohit once told the Indian Express,

We’re actually not related. But the fact that we both play kabaddi and that we come from the same village creates a bond. That’s why he was often coaching me when I was a junior. It’s watching players like him and Rakesh that inspired me.”

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