When Sunita and Naresh Kumar turned a year younger, together!

Tennis veteran Naresh Kumar will turn 90 this December, and milestones call for special celebrations. The Kumars from Middleton Street made it an evening to remember when Naresh Kumar combined his birthday party with that of wife Sunita, who turned 76 on September 1.

  • Published 4.09.18
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Tennis veteran Naresh Kumar will turn 90 this December, and milestones call for special celebrations. The Kumars from Middleton Street made it an evening to remember when Naresh Kumar combined his birthday party with that of wife Sunita, who turned 76 on September 1. “This was his thought and I agreed to it immediately, naturally. This is the first time we had joint celebrations since we got married in 1961,” Sunita Kumar told t2, after the party at Taj Bengal on Saturday. Friends and family dropped by to be there with the Kumars. (L-R) Son-in-law Ranjit Pandit, granddaughters Nandita Pandit and Gayatri Narang, daughter Gita Pandit, daughter-in-law Jessima Kumar, granddaughter Neeti Kumar, grandson Nihal Kumar and son Arjun Kumar joined Naresh and Sunita Kumar. Kailash Kher was the star performer at the evening do. “He sang for at least an hour-and-a-half and was excellent,” said Sunita Kumar. The highlight? Kapil Dev on the dance floor! “That was great!” she laughed. Pictures: Rashbehari Das

Grandson (centre) Karamvir Kumar’s friends from Cambridge  joined him in the celebrations.  

While Sunita Kumar brought out her signature chiffon and pearls for the big night, Naresh Kumar looked dapper as ever in a suit, with a fun touch in the tie and pocket square. 

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