The inspiring story of Deepak Ram Niwas Hooda

By Playspots Jun 1, 2023

Kabaddi, a game deeply linked to India’s culture, shares a special bond with the country. It is a cherished tradition played in open fields and village squares, fostering unity and a sense of community. With the emergence of leagues like the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), Kabaddi’s popularity has skyrocketed, make fans with thrilling matches and exceptional players. These talented athletes serve as an inspiration to young minds. Together, Kabaddi, its players, and the nation of India weave a thrilling story of passion, strength, and an unbreakable bond between sport and national identity.

Deepak Ram Niwas Hooda is a professional Indian kabaddi player known for his great skills and strength on the field. Born on April 10, 1994, in Rohtak, Haryana, Deepak began his kabaddi journey at a young age. He is fondly and popularly called the “Dubki King”. He is India’s professional  Kabaddi player and the captain of Indian national kabaddi team. Notably, Deepak serves as the captain of the India national kabaddi team, demonstrating his leadership abilities and dedication to the sport at the highest level. He played a crucial role in India’s triumph, securing the gold medal at the 2016 South Asian Games. He also featured in all the of the Pro Kabaddi League. Deepak is regarded as one of the best all-rounders in the Pro Kabaddi League history.

Deepak Hooda has played kabaddi for many clubs in the Pro Kabaddi League, that includes the Telugu Titans, Puneri Paltan, currently playing for the Jaipur Pink Panthers.He has played in a significant number of international tournaments, representing and being part of the Indian National Kabaddi Team, including the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup, 2018 Asian Games, 2018 Dubai Kabaddi Masters, and the 2016 and 2019 South Asian Games. He also bagged the Arjuna award at the National Sports Awards in 2020 after leading the Indian team to win gold at the 2019 South Asian Games. With an awe-inspiring 943 points earned over the course of 123 games played, his consistency and ability are almost unrivaled.

Hooda’s story is truly inspiring, especially for youngsters. His gone through very hard times. He serves as a perfect role model for young kabaddi enthusiasts who dream of reaching the biggest stages of the sport. by the time Hooda was in 12th grade, he faced a great loss as both his parents passed away. Suddenly, he became the sole provider for his family. Despite this immense responsibility, he never let his love for kabaddi fade away. He managed to find time amidst his work as a teacher in the morning and worked in the fields in the evening to train and improve his skills.

Hooda’s success today is a result of his restless hard work and unbeatable determination. He has overcome numerous challenges to reach where he is today. Moreover,His future holds nothing but more attainments. Recalling his journey since its start, he goes on to say in a popular interview, “‘Failures are inevitable, but there is nothing that sheer hard work cannot accomplish.

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