Nikita Vijat is an Indian casting artist and a social activist who is also the wife of Indian cricketer Murali Vijay. Before getting married to him, she was married to Indian cricketer Dinesh Karthik. But, she divorced Karthik in 2012 and married his teammate. Nikita Vijay's maiden name was Nikita Vanjara and she hails from the Indian city of Manor in the State of Maharastra. Her father's name is Deepak Vanjaraand she grew in Kuwait. She later completed her higher education with a degree in commerce. Nikita Vijay's father, Deepak and Dinesh Karthik's father, Krishna Kumar were friends. Nikita and Karthik knew each other since they were very young and they later developed feelings for each other. The two families eventually agreed to their marriage and she got married to Karthik when both were very young.
Later in 2012, Nikita Vijay again married Murali Vijay, Karthik's teammate from the Tamil Nadu state team and another national cricket player. It is believed that they first met during the 2012 IPL tournament while both the players represented different teams.
Date of Birth:
6 December 1984
Age (as on 2018):
Manor, Palghar District, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:
Bachelor of Commerce
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Boyfriends, Spouse and Children
First Husband- Dinesh Karthik
Second Husband- Murali Vijay
Awards and recognitions
Nikita is the wife of Indian cricketer Murali Vijay. She was earlier married to Indian cricketer Dinesh Karthik.
Both Nikita and Dinesh were friends since childhood and their families also shared a good bond . They got married on 2 May 2007 but the marriage didn’t last long and they got divorced in 2012. According to reports, the reason behind their divorce was Nikita's extra-marital affair with Indian cricketer Murali Vijay.