Nicknamed the 'wall' for his defensive solidity and the ability to grind the opposition to submission, Rahul Dravid has been a class act on and off the field. He might have long retired from cricket, but the respect for the wall still remains intact among the fans and fellow sports personalities. On the occasion of his birthday, let's take a look at some of the instances that prove Rahul Dravid is living legend.
Former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid has been named as mentor of Delhi Daredevils for the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Speaking about his new role, Dravid said it's a privilege and an opportunity for him to coach young players.
Captain of the India U-19 cricket team Ishan Kishan and batting mainstay Sarfaraz Khan have said that getting to learn the finer nuances of the game from a legend like Rahul Dravid has been an invaluable experience. Video: Mandar Shirsekar,Mid-Day
Former Indian captain and batting great Rahul Dravid said that Supreme Court appointed panel's decision to propose an identical two-year suspension on the Chennai and Rajasthan franchises of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in a corruption scandal is disappointing but it has to be respected.
India's new ODI captain Ajinkya Rahane has insisted that he wants to emulate a blend of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's calmness, Virat Kohli's aggression and Rahul Dravid's composure in his new role in the upcoming series against Zimbabwe.
Spotted: Jacqueline Fernandez ,Arbaaz Khan and Rahul Dravid at an event.
Sachin Tendulkar will play his 200th and last Test at the Wankhede from November 14-18. â€œI played a lot of cricket with Sachin. He never let his standards dip. His love for cricket has been consistent from the last 24 years. Hopefully, he enjoys his last two Test matches with his family and signs off on a high. He deserves a good farewell now,â€� he added. Video by: Milind Salvi, MiD DAY
Bollywood stars Chitrangada Singh and Arbaaz Khan, and former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid at an event. Video BY: Milind Salvi, MiD DAY
Former India captain Rahul Dravid said the Champions Trophy triumph was the much-needed boost for Indian cricket.
Reacting to legendary Sunil Gavaskar's comments that the Indian Test team looks vulnerable, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says he is confident that his side will improve with time Video courtesy: NDTV
All the big-wigs of Bollywood were present at the Indian edition of GQ awards in uber stylish 'avatars'. But Deepika Padukone stole the show. She was seen in a red lace Gaurav Gupta gown and was surely the 'show-stopper' of the event. Video courtesy: NDTV
Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, Anil Kumble came together at an awards ceremony to honour Karnataka Sportsmen on Wednesday. And the result was nothing short of a walk down memory lane. Video courtesy: NDTV
On the eve of the first Test against New Zealand, Indian skipper MS Dhoni says the team will miss the experience of Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman, who have retired from international cricket. Video courtesy: NDTV
Former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid has been chosen as the ambassador for Bangalore Police's Road Safety campaign. The campaign has enrolled over 300 schools and aims to train children and pass on knowledge of road safety. Video courtesy: NDTV
It has come to light from an exclusive letter written to the BCCI chief N Srinivasan and one of the BCCI officials Video courtesy: NDTV
Everyone knew well that Rahul Dravid can bat. But, the veteran batsman has now revealed yet another side of his - dancing! The Rajasthan Royals' skipper was seen dancing animatedly after his team thrashed Royal Challengers Bangalore by 59 runs on Sunday. Video courtesy: NDTV
Rahul Dravid's felicitation ceremony
Actress Shilpa Shetty, who is expecting her first child with husband Raj Kundra in May, is looking forward to cheer her Rajasthan Royals team in the new season of the Indian Premier League, though only with her doctor's permission
Rahul Dravid jet-skies and takes in the Maldives air as he holidays with his wife and two children Video courtesy: NDTV
India batsman Rahul Dravid said: "When you lose nothing seems right, but the spirit within the team is very good in contrary to what the Australian media is reporting." Video courtesy: NDTV