Robin Uthappa Wedding: Cricket, Tennis And Love

Robin Uthappa Wedding; Robin Uthappa is often referred as the ‘The Swashbuckler’ for his ability to charge any ball of any bowler on the field. In the real world, Robin was bowled over by a tennis player who left him completely charmed. Robin Uthappa’s wedding came after a long courtship, and his beaming face on the wedding day said it all about his happiness. Let’s take a closer look at Robin Uthappa and Sheetal Gautam’s love story and their subsequent marriage.

Introduction To Robin

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Robin Uthappa was born on 11th November, 1985 at Kodagu in Karnataka to a Christian mother, Rosy Uthappa, and a Hindu father, Venu Uthappa. Robin’s father worked as an international hockey referee, and therefore Robin always had an inclination towards sports. He developed an interest towards cricket from his childhood itself and strived to work towards being part of the national cricket team. He was first noticed in the year 2005 when he scored 66 runs in the Challenger trophy tournament. He eventually went on to be the part of the Indian cricket squad for the 2007 cricket World Cup. Since then, Robin has reached great heights in his career, and today is one of the most sought after Indian cricketer.

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Courting The Tennis Player

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It is said that Sheetal and Robin met much before he made his début in the Indian cricket team. Sheetal Gautam was born 28th June 1987, and is from Karnataka. Just like Robin she too is a sports-person (a tennis player). Not much is known about the couple’s first meeting, but it is widely believed that Sheetal and Robin started dating each other somewhere around 2006. Sheetal is said to have been a strong influencer in maintaining Robin’s form and shape during the 2007 World Cup, which brought Robin Uthappa quite a great deal of recognition. During IPL matches, she would be commonly seen as one of the individuals in the VIP section, which mostly had close associates and family members of the players. In spite of their strong affiliation, Robin and Sheetal quite effectively managed to keep their relationship away from the media glare. It is said that they were waiting for the right moment to make an announcement, and that day came on Robin’s 30th birthday in 2015.

The Swift Proposal And Quick Engagement

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On 11th November 2015, Robin planned out a surprise for Sheetal, and it was an affectionate proposal to the lady who stood by his side for nearly a decade. It was something Sheetal had been waiting for some time now, and she cheerfully agreed to be his life partner. The couple went on to have their engagement the very same day since 11th November also happens to be Robin’s birthday. The elated couple even took to social media to express their joy, and they surely seemed to be on top of the world.

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The Wedding Bells Ring!

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The couple eventually tied the knot on 3rd March, 2016, in a Christian wedding ceremony held in Bangalore. Sheetal and Robin looked their resplendent best with Sheetal donning a gorgeous white wedding gown, while Robin looked dapper in a navy blue suit. Robin’s close friend and buddy from the Indian cricket team, Irfan Pathan was one of the groomsmen for the wedding. Most of the attendees were close friends and acquaintances with Juhi Chawla being the only Bollywood celebrity present. The newly-weds looked every bit happy and they threw a wedding reception the same night. But that was not the end of the festivities.

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On 13th March, 2016, the couple had another wedding ceremony, and this time it was in traditional Coorg (Kodagu) style wedding. This could be because Robin’s father is from Coorg. The Kodava style wedding was held in Bangalore, and was a totally family affair. The couple were dressed in traditional Kodava wedding attire, which had a wonderfully captivating look to it. It was surely one of the happiest moment for this doting couple.

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Life Beyond

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Robin and Sheetal went to have a romantic getaway in Europe two months after the wedding. The couple surely love to spend some great time with each other, and certainly love each other’s company. We wish this pair a happy married life and all the best.

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