Navjot Singh Sidhu Biography

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Navjot Singh Sidhu Biography 


Navjot Singh Sidhu has categorized himself among the best multi-profession persons in India. He is a politician from Indian National Congress. He played Cricket for his country and took his retirement to serve his nation as a politician after some time. He was a celebrity who worked on Television shows to entertain his fans and people worldwide. Apart from these positions, he held many other responsible positions too. He had been the president of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee. In Punjab, he was minister of cultural affairs and tourism in the state government.

Like many other public figures, he also grabbed attention and love. He got beautiful nicknames and tributes from his fans to mark his existence for them. So let’s know about him.

Childhood And Education


Navjot Singh Sidhu is known to have fulfilled the only dream of his father. After him, his father dreamt of him being a very decent cricketer in the family. Navjot Singh Sidhu gave out his first cry in Patiala, Punjab, India. He was born on 20th October 1963. He was born into a Sikh family, which belonged to Jat Sikhs. His father’s name was Late. Sardar Bhagwat Singh. Sardar Bhagwat Singh was also a very great cricketer. Navjot Singh Sidhu was the only son of his mother Late. Nirmal Sidhu. Navjot Singh Sidhu had two sisters Suman Toor and Late. Neelam Mahajan. Navjot Singh Sidhu was the youngest in his family. Navjot Singh Sidhu liked learning new things every time, and so learning and surfing the Internet were his greatest hobbies since the very beginning. He was very curious during his childhood. He wanted to try out new things every time. He was very good at academics too. His teachers used to appreciate his hard work and consistency. His curiosity and desire to learn something new every time kept him famous among his teachers and batchmates. The best part of his childhood was Cricket. He loved playing Cricket a lot and so during his holidays he used to go to nearby parks and lawns to play Cricket, sometimes with his father and sometimes with his friends. He spent a significant part of his holidays practicing his strokes and bends in the fields. He completed his education at various reputed and prestigious colleges and schools like the College of Commerce and economics, Mohindra College, and Punjab University. After completing his education at these institutes, Navjot Singh Sidhu became a graduate in commerce and economics after getting an education.

Navjot Singh Sidhu Family


Navjot Singh Sidhu got married to Navjot Kaur Sidhu in 2004 after he got elected to Lok Sabha from Amritsar, taking a ticket from BJP. He has two children, Rabia Sidhu and Karan Sidhu. Rabia Sidhu is a fashion designer. Karan Sidhu is a photographer. Navjot Singh Sidhu had been very lenient and supportive towards his children and let them grow as they wanted. This is why his daughter Rabia Sidhu thinks him to be the support behind her successful life, even though she thinks she has to do a lot more.

Navjot Singh Sidhu Cricket Career


In 1981, he successfully debuted in first-class Cricket due to his tremendous on-field cricket skills. He played well and made it to his international debut in 1983. He was a top-order batsman during his cricket career. In 1989, Navjot Singh Sidhu made himself among 5 Indian Cricketers of the Year. In his cricket career, he presented many notable aspects and traits of his skills. People started knowing him for his skill of hitting sixes effortlessly. That is where he earned the name “Sixer Sidhu.” Other nicknames which his fans gave him included “Jonty Singh,” “Sidhu Paaji,” “Sherry,” etc. Navjot Singh Sidhu grabbed the World Cup for India in the 1987 World Cup. He played 51 test matches and around 136 one-day international matches for the country. He played with great endurance in his match against West Indies in 1996-1997, lasting about 11 hours. He was a right-handed batsman and right-armed medium bowler. While he made his first debut in 1981, he played for Punjab. In that match, he alone made 51 runs to open an innings. He also scored a century for North Zone. Navjot Singh Sidhu played multiple matches to make his nation proud. Cricket was the first thing Navjot Singh Sidhu wanted to initiate after completing his graduation.

Achievement as a cricketer


He was on the national team for four years. He played for the country during this time. His first One Day Innings was against Australia, and he scored 73 balls out of 79 balls. In this match, he had hit five sixes and four fours. He played another match with great passion against New Zealand, and in this match, he gave a match-winning performance by making 75 runs, including four sixes and four fours. Against Australia and Zimbabwe, he scored 50 runs each. This was the match after which Navjot Singh Sidhu became the first player who made four half-centuries in the first instance in One Day Innings. He won Man-of-the-Match while playing against Bangladesh as he scored a half-century. While he was playing against New Zealand, he made a century in the first innings of Bangalore. While playing the match, he amazingly batted for 295 minutes and also made 116 runs in 195 balls. He toured Pakistan from 1989-to 1990. In his fourth test in Sialkot, he gave his best performance. He stood with Sachin Tendulkar and scored 97 runs. Due to injuries, he was ruled out of the series. He made every possible effort to create an achievement for himself.

Navjot Singh Sidhu’s retirement from Cricket


Navjot Singh Sidhu worked very hard during his cricket career and got very famous among his fans, but soon he realized that he needed to work in some other fields, which led to his retirement. In 1999, he decided to take retirement from playing Cricket. His scores over 7,000 lead him to earn the nickname “Jonty Singh.” He was pretty sure about his decision to take retirement as he had his plans ready for his future. He was set to enter the television screen and serve as a commentator for his audience and fans. However, his fans were quite dissatisfied and unhappy when they knew about his retirement. Some of them could not believe the news of his retirement. However, his retirement from playing Cricket did not mean that he had left playing it. He used to play at times with his batchmates even after years of his retirement. In total, he spent his 19 years playing Cricket.


Navjot Singh Sidhu


58 years as of 2021

Birth Place

Patiala, Punjab


Late. Sardar Balwant Singh and Late. Nirmal Sidhu


Cricketer, Commentator, Politician


Navjot Kaur Sidhu


Rabia Sidhu and Karan Sidhu



Political Parties

Indian National Congress and Bhartiya Janta Party


Navjot Singh Sidhu is a Television commentator.


After fulfilling his career in Cricket, Navjot Singh Sidhu had a keen desire to serve his fans as a commentator and entertain them. He already loved trying out new things and was curious enough to learn new things, so he chose to become a commentator and screen himself on television. In 2001 when India toured Sri-lanka, he started his commentary. As a commentator, he was well known for his one-liners. Those one-liners were favorites called “Sidhuisms” by his fans. It was a huge surprise for his fans to see him as a commentator throwing great one-liners as commentating. Ten Sports channel signed him as a commentator. In the 2014 season of IPL. This led to the dispute with Star India, and Navjot Singh Sidhu had to face allegations by the company of breach of contract of 22.5 crores by aligning with their competitor. Some of the programs in which we saw Navjot Singh Sidhu included:

• The great Indian laughter Challenge
• Punjabi Chak De
• Kareena Kareena
• Bigg Boss 6
• Comedy Nights with Kapil
• The Kapil Sharma Show
• Family Time with Kapil Sharma
• Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
• Mera Pind
• ABCD 2
• Extraaa Innings
• Entertainment ke liye kucch bhi karega

2018 was the last year when the audience saw Navjot Singh Sidhu On the television screen. People loved Navjot Singh Sidhu as a commentator and performing on the screens. However, his retirement from performing on television screens was heartbreak for a few of his television fans.

Navjot Singh Sidhu’s Political career


After quitting TV shows in 2019, Navjot Singh Sidhu realized his next fetish to become a politician, and so he participated in Indian General Elections. He won a BJP ticket from Amritsar. Navjot Singh Sidhu had previously won the 2009 Lok Sabha Elections from Amritsar. He had become a member of the Rajya Sabha in 2016, but he resigned from it the same year. He established Awaaz-e-Punjab by collaborating with Pargat Singh and Bains Brothers. Awaaz-e-Punjab was a political front. In 2017 he joined INC. Next, the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee members replaced Sunil Jhakar with Navjot Singh Sidhu in 2021, and Navjot Singh Sidhu became the committee’s president after that. He wanted to resign the same year, but his resignation got rejected due to high command orders.

Controversies with Navjot Singh Sidhu


Navjot Singh Sidhu shared a good friendship with Imran Khan, a former cricketer and prime minister of Pakistan. Many times Navjot Singh had to face criticism due to this reason. Besides this, Navjot Singh Sidhu had hit an older adult nearly 65 years old. He was in dispute with him over parking. The older man died later, and Navjot Singh Sidhu faced the aftermath. The court found him guilty. However, he was released with a fine later

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