Bhaichung Bhutia

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Bhaichung Bhutia is an Footballer

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44 years, 2 months, 15 days, 1 hours, 51 minutes, 34 seconds.
16148 Total days

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Article Type: Biography
Category: Footballer
NameBhaichung Bhutia
Real NameBhaichung Bhutia
Pet / Nick NameSikkimese Sniper
OriginTinkitam, Sikkim

Age, Dob, Birthplace, zodiac, star sign

Bhaichung Bhutia Age (Current)44 years 2 months 15 days old
Date Of Birth (DOB)-- 12/15/1976 (M/D/Y)
BirthplaceTinkitam, Sikkim, India
Star Sign (Nakshatra)Not Sure

Death Details

Alive Or DeadAlive
Date Of Death (DOD)-- (M/D/Y)
After Death Timeline0 years 0 months 0 days 0 hours 0 minutes 0 seconds
0 Total days

Personality, Physical Appearance

Body, Height, Weight

Body TypeSlim
Body MeasurementsChest: 42 inches - Waist: 32 inches - Biceps: 15 inches
Zero SizeN/A
Bhaichung Bhutia's Height5 feet 8 inches / 172 Centimeters
Weight67 kg / 147.735 lbs

Face Properties

Face ShapeOval
Eye ColourBlack Eyes
Nose TypeSharp
Hair ColourBlack.
Hair LengthMedium Length
Dimple StatusNo
BeardClean Shaved


CharacterGood Human
NegativeNot Known

Father / Mother, Family Details

Bhaichung Bhutia FatherDorji Dorma
MotherSonam Topden
No. Of. Brothers2
No. Of. Sisters1
Brother(s)Bom Bom Bhutia, Chewang Bhutia

Father – Dorji Dorma

Mother – Sonam Topden

Brothers – Bom Bom Bhutia, Chewang Bhutia

Sister – Cali

Relationship, Affairs, Wife / Husband, Girlfriends / Boyfriends

Bhaichung Bhutia Relationship StatusDivorced / Separated
Interested InNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
Marital TypeNot Sure
SpouseWife - Madhuri Tipnis (2004-2015) Hotel Professional

Affairs / Girlfriends – Not Known

Wedding Details

Bhaichung Bhutia's Wedding Date- 12/30/2004
Together Timeline- 16 years 2 months 0 days 1 hours 51 minutes 34 seconds
5906 Total days
Divorce Date-
Separated Timeline- 0 years 0 months 0 days 0 hours 0 minutes 0 seconds
0 Total days

Son / Daughter, Children Details

No.Of. Male Kids1
No.Of. Female Kids2

Kids Details

Son – Ugen Kalzang Bhutia

Daughters – Samara Dechen Bhutia, Keisha Dolkar Bhutia

Caste, Religion, Community, Mother Tongue, Languages Known

Bhaichung Bhutia's CasteFather - Not Known
Mother - Same As Fathers
CommunityNot Known
Mother TongueNot Revealed Yet
Languages KnownEnglish, Hindi

Address, Native, Hometown, Current City

Native / OriginTinkitam, Sikkim
Home TownTinkitam, Sikkim
Bhaichung Bhutia's Current CityTinkitam, Sikkim
AddressNot Known

Education, Qualification

SchoolSt. Xaviers School, Pakyong, East Sikkim
CollegeNot Known
Bhaichung Bhutia's QualificationNot Known
Other Education NotesNot Known


Life Style

Does Bhaichung Bhutia, Consume Alcohol?Not Sure Yet
Does Bhaichung Bhutia, Smoke Cigarettes?No
Will Drive?Yes
Is Bhaichung Bhutia, Swims?Yes
Is Bhaichung Bhutia, Yoga Practitioner?Not Sure Yet
Does Gym?Yes
Is Bhaichung Bhutia, a Jogger?Not Sure Yet
Eating Habit?Non-Vegetarian

Hobbies, Interests

Bhaichung Bhutia's HobbiesDancing
FoodChinese, Continental
MusicQawalis, Rap
SportsBasketball, Football

At 14 years old, he joined the Boys Club in Gangtok where his uncle Karma Bhutia was the central mentor.

Bhutia got football preparing at Sikkim’s Tashi Namgyal Academy before a stretch at SAI Gangtok. He was given the best player in the 1992 Subroto Cup. Previous India goalkeeper Bhaskar Ganguly seen his ability and helped him make the progress to Calcutta football.

At 16 years old, he marked for East Bengal FC, his first expert club.

Bhaichung has won pretty much every household trophy with East Bengal including the NFL title (National Football League) in 2003-04.

In the late spring of 1999, he turned into the second Indian player after Mohammed Salim to play in an European Club as he was marked by English third division outfit, Bury FC.

Mohammad Salim

On 15 April 2000, he turned into a first Asian Player to score an objective in English expert game.

Bhutia is most topped Indian player to play in International recreations.

Under his captaincy, India stole away the LG Cup in Vietnam in 2002, South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championships thrice, two Nehru Cup titles (in 2007 and 2009) and the 2008 AFC Challenge Cup which guaranteed them a spot in the 2011 Asian Cup in Qatar.

Inivalappil Mani Vijayan (or I.M. Vijayan) three-time Indian Player of the Year, portrayed Bhutia as God’s blessing to Indian football’.

Bhutia got Arjuna Award in 1999. Bhutia is one of five footballers to be granted the renowned ‘Padma Shree’ and the main player to win it during his playing vocation.

On 30 December 2004, Bhutia settled down with his long-lasting sweetheart, Madhuri Tipnis in his local town of Tinkitam.

Bhutia and Madhuri have one child and two girls. Bhutia needs his child to be a Tennis Player.

In 2008, Bhutia was requested to keep running with the Olympic light in India, however he wouldn’t lead to show support for the Tibetan autonomy development. I identify with the Tibetan reason. I’m against savagery, however I figured I should remain by the Tibetan individuals in their battle,’ Bhutia said. He was the principal Indian player to decline to convey the Olympic light.

Bhutia is flexible, he participated and won the move unscripted TV drama ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ in 2009.

In 2009, Bhutia had a drop out with Mohun Bagan. On 18 May 2009, Bhutia declared that he would stop Mohun Bagan, because of the scrutinizing of his footballing responsibility by the club’s authorities. He was suspended for the following half year in 2009 by Mohun Bagan. Bhutia was cited saying It is only a ploy to keep me at Mohun Bagan for another season. Be that as it may, I won’t play for them any longer.’

On 28 October 2010, he began Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools in Delhi in organization with Carlos Queiroz and Nike.

In 2011, Bhutia was caught in the Sikkim quake. In spite of the fact that he was not harmed, his United Sikkim workplaces were decimated. Later he was joined by a few Bollywood on-screen characters like Neha Dhupia and Rahul Bose to fund-raise for seismic tremor unfortunate casualties.

On 24 August 2011, he reported retirement from universal football. A goodbye match was composed for him against Bayern Munich in 2012.

On 13 November 2012, Bhutia was named as the break supervisor of United Sikkim.

On 12 February 2015, he came back to East Bengal for the last time on a half-season contract, after which he would resign from expert football.

In January 2018, he was delegated as the supervisor of Sikkim.

On 31 May 2018, he set up another gathering, Hamro Sikkim Party,’ after the separation with TMC.

Favourites and Preferences

Favourite ActorNot Known
Favourite ActressesNot Known
Favourite Film(s)Not Known
Favourite Director(s)Don't Know
Favourite FoodNot Known
Favourite DrinkNot Known
Favourite FruitNot Known
Preferred OutfitNot Known
Preferred PerfumeNot Known
Favourite Destination(s)Not Known
Bhaichung Bhutia's Favourite ColourNot Known
Favourite MusicianNot Revealed Yet
Favourite Singer(s)No Such
Favourite Song(s)Not Known
Favourite Sport(s)Not Revealed Yet

Gossips, Controversies

Not Known

Net Worth, Earnings, Salary and Assets

Bhaichung Bhutia's Salary(approx)
Net Worth17 Crore (as per 2016)

Movable and Immovable Assets

Car Collection – Audi

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Debut Club- 1993 for East-Bengal FC

International- On 10 March 1995 against Thailand

Retirement Club- 2015

International- 24 August 2011

Jersey Number – 15

Position Striker

Foot – Right

Coach/Mentor – Karma Bhutia (His Uncle)

Clubs Managed – United Sikkim (2012), Sikkim

Records (main ones)/Achievements

  • In the 1996-97 season, playing for the JCT FC, Bhutia was the top goal-scorer.
  • In 1996, he was named Indian Player of the Year.
  • In 1997, playing for East Bengal FC, Bhutia scored his first hat-trick against Mohun Bagan.

Playing for East Bengal in the 2005-06 season, he was awarded the “Player of the National Football League” by the All India Football Federation (AIFF).

Honors, Awards

Arjuna Award for Football (1998)

Padma Shri (2008)

Banga Bhushan (2014)

Career Turning PointIn 1997, when he scored a hat-trick against Mohun Bagan





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