The Dangal love story of the wrestling champions Sakshi Malik and Satyawart Kadian .
Sakshi malik is an Indian freestyle wrestler and Rio Olympics medalist born on 3rd September 1992 in Mokhra village of Haryana’s Rohtak district. She created history by becoming the first Indian female wrestler to win a medal at the Olympics and the fourth female Olympic medalist from the country. She also won the silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Satyawart Kadian is also a wrestler and has many international medals to his name. His crowning moment was when he won silver in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and that’s when his fame increased widely. He is two years younger from sakshi and comes from the family of wrestlers.
His father Mr. Satyawan runs an Akhada in Rohtak and is a well known wrestler of his time . Sakshi met Satyawart when she joined his father’s akhada for training.
It was during the training sessions they both began falling in love and later on started dating.
Although Sakshi had won medals during the 2014 commonwealth games and the Asian games but it was victory at Rio Olympics that made her gain more popularity. After her return from Rio, they both decided to take their relationship on to the next level by getting engaged and after dating for two years the duo got engaged in October 2016. The engagement took place at Sakshi Malik’s residence in Rohtak. Only the families of the bride and groom were a part of the engagement as they wanted it to be a private function.
They both started preparing for their marriage ever since their engagement. Sakshi made it a point to share inside updates and pictures of her personal life with her fans via Instagram. She also shared a picture of her beautiful mehndi right before her big day. The wrestling champions tied the knot on 2nd April 2017. It was a love cum arrange marriage.
Many famous and well known people attended their wedding including the Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi, sportspersons such as Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Deepa Karmakar, Deepa Malik, Sushil kumar and many more.
Sakshi looked gorgeous in traditional red embroidered lehenga and Satyawart wore an olive green sherwani,
Sakshi says that she intends to continue her stint in wrestling post marriage as well.