Abhinandan Varthaman is an Indian Airforce Personnel from Chennai, India. He is 34 years old. His father is Air Marshal Simhakutty Varthaman (retired). Abhinandan is married and has two children.
Abhinandan’s father worked as a consultant for a movie ‘Kaatru Veliyidai’ in which the pilot hero was captured by Pakistan. This movie was directed by Mani Ratnam.
Wing Commander V Abhinandan is a third-generation officer. His family members have served in the Indian armed forces for long period. His grandfather also served in the IAF. Abhinandan’s wife was an officer with the Indian Air Force who got retired as a squadron leader.
Abhinandan’s name is going viral as he is in Pakistan’s Army custody. Pakistan has released a video in which Abhinandan was asked several questions. The brave Abhinandan answered quite strongly.
The entire nation wants him back safely. Earlier he was physically tortured by Pakistan Army
The Pakistan Spokesperson of armed forces said ” Two Indian Pilots were taken into custody and they are being treated well. One is injured and provided proper medical care.”
The sequence of incidents happened starting with Pulwama attack. Later Indian Airforce crossed the line of control and attacked with bombs in Balakot, Pakistan. 12 Mirage Jets were used. This attack was on the training camp of Jaish-e Mohammed. (on 26th feb 2019)
Post this, Abhinandan name got viral in social media. Entire India is in pain. Tweets are pouring on his safe return.
Huge relief for Indians as IAF Pilot Abhinandan is releasing tomorrow. Pakistan Prime Minister Mr. Imran Khan Said in their parliament that they will release Abhinandan tomorrow. According to the sources IAF Wing Commander will be handed at Wagah Border.
Imran Khan on 28th Feb 2019, in his Parliament speech, declared that they would release Abhinandan on 1st
Due to the capture of the Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman number of Tweets and posts started crawling on the Social media. Indian eagerly waited for the wing commander Abhinandan.
At last Abhinandan was handed over to Indian Army via Wagah Border on 1st March 2019.
On 2nd March 2019 Wing commander Abhinandan met with Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman.
He also met with IAF cheif BS Dhanoa.
Abhinandan Varthaman Bio, Wiki, Age
|Name||Abhinandan Varthaman (IAF)|
|Profession||Indian Air Force Personnel (Fighter Pilot)|
|Date of birth||21 June 1983|
|Birth place||Tambaram, Chennai|
|Zodiac Sign/ Sun Sign||Gemini|
|Home Town||Tambaram, Chennai( Ancestarl background from Kancheepuram, Tamil|
|Famous For||Being a war prisoner in Pakistan in February 2019|
|Height||170cm, 1.70m, 5’7’’ inces|
|Weight||75 kg, 165 lbs|
Abhinandan Varthaman belongs to the family of the Indian force. His father is Simhakutty Varthaman, who s retired Air Marshal of the Indian Air Force. His mother is Shobha and she is a Doctor.
Abhinandan’s wife is Tanvi Marwaha, a retired Squadron leader of the Indian Air Force. She served for 15 years. Her service number is 28800. She has also done the Armed Forces executive Course from IIM Ahmadabad and is working as the DGM of Reliance Jio in Bengaluru.
Tanvi and Abhinandan is blessed with son, name Tavish.
Facts about Abhinandan Varthaman
Abhinandan graduated from the National Defence Academy.
Abhinandan’s father Simhakutty has also served as the Air officer Commanding in cheif in the Eastern Air command. His service number is 13606.
Simhakutty assisted Mani Ratnam as an advisor as his for the film Kaatru Veliyidai in 2017. The story of the film is based on Indian Pilot, who is kept as a prisoner of war at a jail in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Just like a case of his son Abhinandan.
When Abhinandan was interrogated by the Pakistani Army, in the video Abhinandan was seen saying-
“My name is Wing Commander Abhinandan. My Service number is 27981. Iam a Flying Pilot. My Religion is Hindu”.
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