Rohit Kumar Chillar (Kabaddi) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Rohit Kumar

Rohit Kumar Chillar is a professional Indian Kabaddi player who plays as a raider and defender in the Kabaddi team of Bengaluru Bulls. Rohit Kumar, lauded as one of the finest players in kabaddi, led the Bengaluru Bulls as their captain to triumph in the Pro Kabaddi League’s Season 6. His accomplishments extend to the international stage as well, having been an integral part of the Indian team at the Asian Kabaddi Championship 2017, the Kabaddi Masters Dubai 2018, and the 2018 Asian Games. He also works as a member of the Indian Navy since 2009.


Rohit Kumar Chillar, also known as Akki, was born on Friday, 19 January 1990 (33 years old; as of 2023), in Nizampur village, District Panipat, Haryana. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. Rohit Kumar got himself a college degree, and he began making significant strides in kabaddi from his school days onwards. His outstanding accomplishments in the sport paved the way for him to join the Indian Navy in 2009 under the sports quota. Following this opportunity, he relocated to the naval base in Mumbai and he trained under his coach Balwan Singh.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 11″

Weight (approx.): 75 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 42″, Waist: 32″, Biceps: 15″

Rohit Kumar Kabaddi


Rohit Kumar was born into a Hindu family in the Nizampur Village, in the Patna District of Harayan.

Parents & Siblings

His father’s name is Vijay Kumar Chillar. He worked as a sub-inspector in Delhi Police, but due to a case, he was dismissed from his position when he was allegedly charged with the death of his daughter-in-law.

Rohit Kumar and his mother

Rohit Kumar and his mother

Wife & Children

Rohit married his first wife, Lalita Dabas on 11th March 2012. But she committed suicide after 7 months of their marriage. In February 2020, he got married for the second time to Priya.

Rohit Kumar and his first wife, Lalita Dabas

Rohit Kumar and his first wife, Lalita Dabas

Rohit Kumar's current wife, Priya

Rohit Kumar’s current wife, Priya

In 2021, Akki and Priya were blessed with a baby girl, Nitara.

Rohit Kumar's baby

Rohit Kumar’s baby


Position: Right Raider

League: Pro Kabbadi League

Debut: Asian Games (2016), Season 3- Patna Pirates

Coached By: Balwan Singh and Randhir Singh

Teams Played For: Patna Pirates (2016), Bengaluru Bulls (2017-2019), Telugu Titans (2021 – Present)


Rohit Kumar first graced the international kabaddi stage at the 2016 South Asian Games, proudly representing India. His team clinched a gold medal after a resounding victory over Pakistan in the finals.

Rohit Kumar in 2016 South Asian Games

Rohit Kumar in the 2016 South Asian Games

Rohit continued to bolster his international career with his participation in the 2018 Dubai Kabaddi Masters, where he played a crucial role in securing another win for team India.

Rohit Kumar in the 2018 Dubai Kabaddi Masters

Rohit Kumar in the 2018 Dubai Kabaddi Masters

Pro Kabaddi League

During his tenure as a navy officer, Rohit Kumar was selected to participate in the inaugural season of the Pro Kabaddi League, and the season that followed. However, he was unfortunately unable to compete due to restrictions imposed by the Services Sports Control Board. Rohit eventually made his Pro Kabaddi League debut in the third season, playing for Patna Pirates. Out of 178 raids, he achieved 80 successful ones, amassing a total of 109 points from 12 matches. Alongside Pardeep Narwal, Rohit delivered an outstanding performance that led the team to their first-ever championship title. His remarkable contributions earned him the title of Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the season.

Rohit Kumar in Patna Pirates season 3

Rohit Kumar in Patna Pirates season 3

Rohit Kumar was signed by Bengaluru Bulls for the 4th season of the Pro Kabaddi League. That season, he secured 75 successful raids out of 234, racking up a total of 100 points from 14 matches. However, the team did not progress to the knockout stage.

Rohit Kumar in Bengaluru Bulls for the 4th season

Rohit Kumar in Bengaluru Bulls for the 4th season

Season 5 proved to be an exceptional one for Rohit. The Bengaluru Bulls once again secured his services, this time for Rs 81 lakhs. Rohit maintained his excellent performance, achieving the remarkable feat of scoring 32 points in a single match against UP Yoddha. This record made him the first player to score 30 points in one match. He also ranked as the 2nd highest point scorer of the season, accumulating 231 points from 22 matches. He achieved 192 successful raids from 418 attempts. Despite his stellar performance, the Bengaluru Bulls narrowly missed out on the knockout stage by just 3 points.

Rohit makes a record in season 5

Rohit makes a record in season 5

Rohit trained under Randhir Singh at the Bengaluru Bulls. Recognizing Rohit’s leadership potential and team spirit, Randhir saw in him a future team leader. This foresight came to fruition in the 6th season of the Pro Kabaddi League, when Rohit was not only retained by the Bengaluru Bulls for Rs 89.1 lakhs but also appointed as the team’s captain.

The Bengaluru Bulls, under Rohit Kumar’s leadership, qualified for the championship match against the Gujarat Fortune Giants. Rohit’s efforts were instrumental in not just reaching the finals, but also securing the championship title. In this season, he achieved 129 successful raids out of 341 and accumulated a total of 17 points from 24 matches played.

Rohit Kumar as the Leader of squad in season 8

Rohit Kumar as the Leader of the squad in season 8

In just four seasons in the Pro Kabaddi League, Rohit proved his remarkable skills and passion for the sport. He was ranked 5th in the top 5 raiders list and secured the 4th spot in the list of players with the most Super 10s in the league. Rohit is especially recognized for his signature move, the Frog Jump, where he leaps off the ground, makes contact with one or more defenders in mid-air, and lands beyond their reach before darting to safety. His dazzling moves never cease to thrill his fans. On the field, Rohit can be identified by his jersey number 22, and his net worth reportedly lies between Rs. 8-15 crores.


  • Most Valuable Player of the Tournament (PKL)– season 3rd (2016)
  • 2016 South Asian Games– Gold
  • 2018 Dubai Kabaddi Masters– Gold

    Award from playing in the Bengaluru Bulls squad

    Award from playing in the Bengaluru Bulls squad

  • Pro Kabaddi League Title (2016)– Patna Pirates

    Pro Kabaddi League Title to Patna Pirates in 2016

    Pro Kabaddi League Title to Patna Pirates in 2016


  • Pro Kabaddi Season 8– Telugu Titans 36 Lakh, SOLD
  • Pro Kabaddi Season 7– Bengaluru Bulls 98 Lakh, RETAINED
  • Pro Kabaddi Season 6– Bengaluru Bulls 89 Lakh, RETAINED
  • Pro Kabaddi Season 5– Bengaluru Bulls 81 Lakh, SOLD

Net Worth

Rohit Kumar has a net worth of 8-15 Crores.

Bike Collection

He owns a black colored Harley Davidson Fatboy bike.

Rohit Kumar's bike

Rohit Kumar’s bike

Car Collection

He loves riding his Red colored Jeep Compass and often posts about it on social media.

Rohit Kumar with his car

Rohit Kumar with his car


Suicide of Kabaddi player’s wife: Rohit Kumar arrested, father surrenders

Rohit Kumar Chillar, a national-level kabaddi player, was arrested by a Delhi Police team from a naval base in Mumbai, four days following the suicide of his 27-year-old wife, Lalita Dabas, in her Nangloi, west Delhi apartment. Chillar, who joined the Navy in 2009, had asserted his innocence and willingness to assist in the police investigation through a social media video, just a day before his arrest.

Chillar and his family were implicated in a dowry death case following the discovery of a suicide note and two audio recordings from Lalita, who accused her husband and in-laws of physical abuse. According to the police, Lalita’s mobile phone contained two voice messages, one lasting two hours and the other 22 minutes, detailing the alleged “torture” she endured and the dowry demands that drove her to suicide. 1


  • Actor: Akshay Kumar
  • Hobby: Travelling


  • During his tenure with the Pirates, Rohit Kumar played 12 matches and amassed an impressive 102 raid points, scoring 10 or more points in five of these games. In the 4th season of the Pro Kabaddi League, while representing the Bengaluru Bulls, he managed to accumulate 93 raid points over the course of 14 appearances.
  • Rohit Kumar made history in the VIVO Pro Kabaddi League’s 5th season by becoming the first player to score 30 points in a single match, an achievement he accomplished with a stunning 32-point performance against U.P. Yoddha. This season proved to be his most successful one yet, as he racked up a total of 231 points across 22 matches, marking the second-highest score for that season.
  • Rohit enjoys training in the gym and often posts it online to inspire other people and keep his health on point.

    Rohit Kumar working out in the gym

    Rohit Kumar working out in the gym

  • He enjoys swimming and spending time in the water with his friends. He is also brave enough to jump into a swimming pool and has done it from a height of over 10 meters.

    Rohit making a drive into swimming pool

    Rohit making a drive into a swimming pool

  • Rohit and his friends sometimes also play basketball and he enjoys it and plays it well.

    Rohit playing basketball

    Rohit playing basketball

  • Rohit was extremely excited when he moved to Mumbai as he thought that he would meet his idol, Akshay Kumar. Eventually, he got a chance to meet him personally and he cherished every moment of spending time with his favorite star.

    Rohit Kumar and Akshay Kumar

    Rohit Kumar and Akshay Kumar

  • He is a big fan of Bollywood celebrities and loves to watch movies and dance to various songs and dance move challenges.
  • The tragic passing of Rohit Kumar’s wife caused a significant emotional upheaval in his life. However, with immense strength and perseverance, he managed to navigate through this challenging period.
  • Rohit Kumar is a big admirer of Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar. His admiration extends beyond just fandom; he has chosen to express it in a more personal way. Rohit has a tattoo on his shoulder, and another one, a testament to his fondness for Akshay Kumar, etched on his neck. This tattoo reads “Akki”, which is both a nickname for Rohit himself and a common moniker for his favorite star, creating a unique, personal connection between his own identity and his admiration for the actor.
    Rohit's shoulder tattoo

    Rohit’s shoulder tattoo

    Rohit Kumar's neck tattoo

    Rohit Kumar’s neck tattoo

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