Sunil Chhetri Wife- Sonam Bhattacharya Profession, Photos, Instagram, Love Story and More

Everything about Sonam Bhattacharya- Sunil Chhetri's Wife

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Sonam Bhattacharya, an Indian entrepreneur, is the wife of the most famous Indian footballer Sunil Chhetri. Her husband captains the Indian National Football Team and represents the Bengaluru FC in Indian Super League. There is a huge age gap of 5 years between Sunil Chhetri and his wife, Sonam Bhattacharya. There is a sweet story behind that as well, which is explored later in the article. Here we have covered everything you need to know about the wife of Sunil Chhetri in detail.

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1- Sonam Bhattacharya, the wife of Sunil Chhetri, was born in 1988 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. She studied at Gokhale Memorial Girls School. Sonam completed her graduation from Heramba Chandra College in Kolkata. She then went to Scotland to pursue further education at Robert Gorden University in Aberdeen.

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2- Sonam’a father is Subrata Bhattacharya, the football coach of Sunil Chhetri in his teens. Her mother is Lata Bhattacharya, a homemaker. She also has a brother named Shaheb Bhattacharya.

3- Sonam Bhattacharya is an independent entrepreneur who has served as the director of Blue Orchid Private Limited since 2013.

4- Sunil Chhetri’s wife, Sonam Bhattacharya, is an avid reader and book lover. She once posted a photo of her book collection on her Instagram page. Sonam also loves to party with panache.

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5- Ironically, the favourite footballer of Sonam Bhattacharya is not her husband, Sunil Chhetri. Instead, she loves Cristiano Ronaldo when it comes to soccer. She once uploaded a photo with CR7’s mannequin on her social media account.

6- Before finally getting married in 2017, Sonam Bhattacharya and Sunil Chhetri were in a relationship for 13 long years. Sonam’s father was the coach of Sunil Chhetri and often recounted the heroics of Chhetri in practice. This fascinated Sonam as she loved football and great footballers. Her deep admiration for Chhetri compelled her to take the number of Chhetri and secretly message him. In the beginning, Sunil thought that she was just a fangirl and that their relationship would not last long.

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7- Sunil Chhetri realised that he was talking to his coach’s daughter on the phone when one day, she called on her father’s cell when Chhetri was assisting him with cellphone settings. Chhetri realised he could be in deep trouble and told Sonam to delete her number and never call him again. However, he could not resist the urge to talk to Sonam and in the end, the two decided to continue their relationship without telling anyone.

8- Sunil Chhetri and Sonam Bhattacharya used to meet twice a year due to the busy schedule of Sunil Chhetri. The Indian captain used to buy two movie tickets, and they always used to go on movie dates.

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9- One day, Sunil and Sonam mustered the courage to announce their relationship. Sunil managed to convince Sonam’s father, and finally, the two tied the knot in 2017.

10- Sonam Bhattacharya, the wife of Sunil Chhetri, is also a supporter of the Indian army and a true patriot. She donated a huge amount to the Bharat Ke Veer fund in 2019.

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11- Indian captain Sunil Chhetri scored the winning goal in the Intercontinental Cup game against Vanuatu on Monday and celebrated the goal with an ode to his wife Sonam Bhattacharya, who was watching from the stands. Sunil later revealed that it was Sonam’s idea to announce their pregnancy this way.

12- Sunil Chhetri’s wife, Sonam Bhattacharya, gave birth to a child in August 2023.


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