|Full name||Dharmaraj Cheralathan|
|Born||21 April 1975|
|Years active||1999 – present|
|Height||175 cm (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||78.6 kg (173 lb)|
|Position||Defender Left and right corner|
|League||Pro Kabaddi League|
|Club||Telugu Titans, Bengaluru Bulls, Patna Pirates,Puneri Paltan, U Mumba|
|Team||India national kabaddi team|
Dharmaraj Cheralathan (born 21 April 1975) is an Indian kabaddi defender in the Pro Kabaddi League. He was a member of the Indian Kabaddi Team, and won a gold medal at the Kabaddi World Cup in 2016.
Cheralathan comes from a farming family in Tamil Nadu. He has one brother and two sisters. Of his farming background, he says: "Farming was all that was important to me while growing up. Even my brother is a farmer. We spent a lot of our young days working in the fields."
Pro Kabbadi League
Cheralathan played for the Bengaluru Bulls and Telugu Titans before he was bought by the Patna Pirates at auction during the fourth season in 2017. Cheralathan sold for 29 lakh rupees, and was appointed captain of the Patna Pirates. The Pirates won the Pro Kabaddi title for season 4. In May 2017, Sportskeeda.com named him one of the top five defenders entering season five.
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- "Dharmaraj Cheralathan | SportingIndia". sportingindia.com. Retrieved 2017-06-13.
- "Interview with Patna Pirates captain Dharmaraj Cheralathan: "We have a great mix which makes us one of the top contenders"". 2016-06-22. Retrieved 2017-06-13.
- "Pro Kabaddi League Season 5: Top 5 defenders who will receive the highest bids". 2017-05-21. Retrieved 2017-06-13.