Deepak Ram Niwas Hooda is a 26-years-old Indian professional kabaddi player.
Who plays for the Jaipur Pink Panthers within the Pro Kabaddi League and the Indian national kabaddi team as well.
He primarily plays the role of a raider and he’s such a talented versatile player that he also plays as a all-rounder role.
His fearless play on the court has earned him the title of “Dubki King”. Hooda has a mat award multiple marathon man.
His signature move is that the touch where he extends his body for a fast touch together with his hand before escaping to safety.
Deepak was born on 10th June 1994 and hails from the village of Chamaria in Rohtak, Haryana.
Hooda was born in an exceedingly farming family He lost his mother when he was four years old.
In 2009 he started playing kabaddi in his village. He was studying in twelth standard when his father, Ram Nivas, demised in 2013.
Which made him the only real breadwinner because of that he had to let go of his studies and get a job.
he became a part-time teacher.
After two years he moved to other villages to practice kabaddi, which helped him improve his game immensely, and then pursued his graduation. There, he played at the All-India University tournament and won a decoration.
Hooda was a part of the Haryana team that achieved gold at the Senior National level tournament.
Which was held in Patna in the year 2014.
In 2016, He made his debut for the national team at the Asian Games, where his team won a gold medal.
At the auction of the professional Kabaddi League in 2014, Hooda was the recipient of the second-highest bid.
He was bought for ₹12.6 lakh by the Telugu Titans.
In 2016, after remaining a part of the Telugu Titans for the two seasons.
Hooda joined the Puneri Paltan for the third and fourth seasons.
Hooda scored with nine raid points for the Puneri Paltan in the third play-off.