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Tilak Varma (IPL) Wiki, Height, Age, Relationship, Family, Biography & More

 Tilak Varma

Namboori Thakur Tilak Varma popularly known as Tilak Varma is an Indian professional cricketer. He was born in Hyderabad on 8th November 2002. He is turning heads because of his outstanding performance in the Indian Premier League (IPL). So grab your pillow and popcorn and let’s dive into the personal bio of our star all-rounder.

Tilak Varma

Tilak Varma Personal Information

Namboori Thakur Tilak Varma aka Tilak Varma was born in Hyderabad (Telangana State) on the 8th of November 2002 in a middle-class Hindu family. His father Namboori Nagarju is an electrician and his mother is a homemaker. During his school days, he developed an immense interest in cricket and whenever he gets time from his studies, he starts playing cricket for fun and recreation. He is a good batsman as well as outstanding bowler in his school days.

Tilak Varma in school days
Tilak During His School Days

When his father saw his cricket playing skills, he enrolled Namboori Thakur in Legala Sports academy for his cricket training. In the academy, Cricket coach Salam Bayash carved an outstanding cricketer from Tilak Varma. During his training days, his father was not able to cover his coaching and cricket training expenses due to his low income but his coach played a vital role in shaping his career as a cricketer, his coach took care of all his training expenses.

parents of Namboori Thakur
Parents of Tilak Varma

Tilak Varma Personal Details

NameNamboori Thakur Tilak Varma
Popularly Known AsTilak Varma
Birthdate8th Nov 2002
Place of BirthHyderabad (Telangana)
ParentsMother- Gayatri Father- Namboori Nagaraju
Salary/EarningINR 1.9 Crore ( Bought by Mumbai Indians in 2022)
Net WorthINR 3 Crore
GirlfriendNot Known
Best Known ForBatting
Favorite BrandCalvin Klein, Puma, Adidas, Super Dry
Dietary HabitsVegetarian
Car CollectionNot known
Fav ActorRanbir Kapoor, Salman Khan, Junior NTR
Fav ActressAlia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone

Professional Life of Tilak Varma

Tilak Varma was an excellent cricket player since his younger age, when he enrolled in the cricket academy his coach Salam Bayash saw talent in him and starts giving him training, he provide Tilak with everything which is necessary for a cricketer during training.

Coach Of Tilak
  • In the year 2018-2019, his hard work paid off when Namboori Thakur got selected for the Telangana Ranji cricket team. Tilak played for Hyderabad against Andhra. He made 215 runs in 7 matches with a strike rate of 147.6
  • Tilak Varma made his A-List debut for Vijay Hazare Trophy on 28 September 2019. In this tournament, his excellent performance grabs him 180 runs and 4 wickets in a total of 5 matches.
  • The most awaited day comes in December 2019 when he got selected to represent team India for the under-19 tri-series in England.
  • In 2020, Namboori Tilak got selected for the Indian team for the Under-19 cricket world cup held in South Africa
  • Tilak Namboori was bought by Mumbai Indians at whooping 1.9 Crore rupees for 2022 IPL matches. His base price is 20 lakhs but because of his outstanding talent his bid close at INR 1.9 crores
Tilak Varma

Physical Appearance

Height180 cm/ 5 feet 11 inches
Weight71 k.g
Eye colorBlack
Hair colorBlack

Lesser Known Facts about Tilak Varma

Tilak revealed that in his childhood days he had to wait even for basic things because of the low income of his father. He further added that once he broke his cricket bat and his father was not able to buy him a new bat, he continued to play with the same broken bat and score the highest run in the under-16 tournament with that broken bat.

  • He was very emotional at the time of IPL bidding, and his parents start crying when his bids gets higher.
  • In an interview, Tilak said that he will buy a house for his parents from the money he earns from IPL.
Under-19 player
Coach Salam Bayash
  • Junior Thakur respects his coach Salam Bayash very much; he says “Whatever I am today is due to my coach Salam sir’
  • He is a very religious person and his idol is Lord Ganesha.
With dog trigger
  • Namboori Thakur is very fond of pets, current he owns a pet dog named trigger.
  • He is followed by 69.5k followers on Instagram (as of April 2022)

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