Romi Bhatia - Updated Jun 2024

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Romi Bhatia

Romi Bhatia is an Indian celebrity wife and a businesswoman. Romi Bhatia is the proud wife of former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev. Kapil led the Indian cricket team that won the 1983 Cricket World Cup title.

Early Life

Romi Bhatia was born in the year 1960 and as of the year 2023, she is 63 years old. Likewise, she was born and raised in Delhi and holds Indian citizenship. Talking about her religion, Bhatia belongs to the Brahmin family and follows Hinduism. However, Bhatia has not shared much about her personal information. Although there are not many details about her parents, her father is a businessman and her mother is a homemaker. Furthermore, about her educational qualification, she is a graduate who completed her education in Delhi.

Rise to Fame

Romi came to the limelight after being in a relationship with the cricketer Kapil Dev (Ramlal Nikhanj). She first caught the media’s attention after the 1983 World Cup victory when she hugged Kapil in front of everyone in the stadium. Likewise, in Kapil’s cricket journey, he was a fast-medium bowler and a hard-hitting middle-order batsman.

Moreover, he is an honorary Lieutenant Colonel with the Indian Territorial Army. Undoubtedly, Dev played a major role in leading India to win its first Cricket World Cup title in 1983. Similarly, he was named the Indian Cricketer of the Century in 2002 by Wisden.

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Caption: Romi and her husband on a magazine cover. Source: Instagram

After many years of Dev’s cricket life, a biopic is being made on his life where Ranveer Singh will play the character of Kapil and Deepika Padukone as Romi. The film is directed by Kabir Khan and jointly produced by Khan, Vishnuvardhan Induri, Sajid Nadiadwala, and Deepika Padukone. This film is named 83 about the team that won the 1983 World Cup. Initially, the theatrical release was scheduled for 10th April 2020, later pushed to 25 December 2020 due to COVID-19. The film is now slated for cinema release on 24 December 2021.

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Caption: Romi Bhatia with her husband. Source: Wiki bio

Talking about her professional life, Bhatia is a businesswoman.

Relationship Status

Regarding her relationship status, Romi is straight and in a marital relationship status with former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev. They first met through a mutual friend Sunil Bhatia in 1979 in Calcutta. He even invited her to watch his 1979 match against West Indies where he made his first Test Cricket Century.  Later, Kapil proposed to her on a local train in a filmy and unique way saying, “Dear, would you like to take pictures of this beautiful place? We can show the picture to our children in the future”. Bhatia accepted his proposal and tied the knot in 1980.

She was lady luck for Kapil as he played a major role in India’s victory in the 1983 World Cup. After winning, Kapil hugged her in front of everyone in the stadium where she got the first media attention. The couple is blessed with a daughter Amiya Dev who was born on 16th January 1994.

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Caption: Romi Bhatia with her family. Source: Players

Before this, Kapil dated the Bollywood actress Sarika in his early days. However, after years of dating, they parted ways, and later, Sarika married southern superstar Kamal Hasan.

Romi Bhatia – Net Worth 2023

Talking about her net worth and earnings, Romi Bhatia is a successful businesswoman who has been an inspiration to many women in the world. Likewise, she is an independent woman who has become successful in her career. Also, being the celebrity wife of former cricketer Kapil Dev, she must have been living a happy and luxurious life. However, she has not revealed her net worth.

Body Measurement

Romi Bhatia has an average height of 5 feet 5 (65 inches) inches and weighs 55kg (121lbs). her vital stats (chest-waist-hips) are 32-30-34 and wears a shoe size of 8(UK). Looking at her physical appearance, she has a dark brown pair of eyes with black hair which she prefers to keep short.

Romi Bhatia – Social Media

Reflecting upon her social media presence, Romi Bhatia is active on Instagram. Likewise, her Instagram account is @romi_dev and has 922 followers.