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Dinesh Karthik Wife- His Failed First Marriage Due to Murali Vijay and his Happy Relationship with his Second Wife

Dinesh Karthik was left heartbroken after his first wife, Nikita Vanjara, betrayed him and entered into an affair with his friend and colleague of the Tamil Nadu domestic cricket team Murali Vijay. Imagine being in a happy relationship with your wife, and one day, you suddenly come to know that one of your friends is having an affair with your wife. It’s heartbreaking at all levels. Dinesh Karthik’s first wife, Nikita Vanjara, had an affair with Murali Vijay, ultimately resulting in her leaving Dinesh Karthik for Murali Vijay. Here we have covered everything about Dinesh Karthik’s first wife, his failed marriage with Nikita Vanjara, and his happy relationship with his second wife, Dipika Pallikal.

The Whole Story of Dinesh Karthik’s First Wife and Her Affair with Murali Vijay

Dinesh Karthik and Murali Vijay were teammates in the Tamil Nadu domestic cricket team in 2012. At that time, Dinesh Karthik was happily married to his first wife, Nikita Vanjara, whom he had known since childhood. In fact, Dinesh Karthik and Nikita Vanjara were close friends since childhood.

Dinesh Karthik’s Marriage to His First Wife


Dinesh Karthik and his first wife, Nikita Vanjara, got married in 2007 in a highly celebrated wedding. They were indeed in love with each other at that time. Karthik and Vanjara have been best friends since early childhood and formed a fascination for each other throughout their lives.

Dinesh Karthik Comes to Know about the Affair of His First Wife with Murali Vijay

Dinesh Karthik and Nikita Vanjara started to experience problems in their relationship after about five years of marriage. At that time, Nikita Vanjara found a comforting partner in Dinesh Karthik’s Tamil Nadu teammate Murali Vijay. During a match against Karnataka Dinesh Karthik realised that his first wife was unfaithful to him, prompting his following action.

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Dinesh Karthik’s Divorce from His First Wife and Relationship with Murali Vijar after that

Dinesh Karthik divorced his wife Nikita Vanjara when she was pregnant with Murali Vijay’s child in 2012. The duo swiftly handled the matter and did not attract public attention at that time. Nikita then went on to marry Murali Vijay, with whom she has three children.

Dinesh Karthik and Murali Vijay then played for India together in the Tests in 2018. Both did not appear to speak to each other during the Test series and avoided seeing in public together. Clear to say the relationship between Dinesh Karthik and Murali Vijay is not alright since then.

Dinesh Karthik’s Second Wife

Dinesh Karthik met his second wife, Dipika Pallikal, a famous squash player for India, in 2015. The lovebirds were taking fitness lessons from the same coach. Dipika Pallikal used to hate cricketers. She thought giving too much spotlight to the cricketers was why other sports were ignored in India.

However, when she met Dinesh Karthik, her perception towards the cricketer changed, and the duo formed a love story that led to their successful returns to their respective sports. Dinesh Karthik married his second wife, Dipika Pallikal, in August 2015, and since then, the couple has been perfect for each other.

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