Prannoy Kumar (aka HS Prannoy) Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More

HS Prannoy profile

Real NamePrannoy Haseena Sunil Kumar
ProfessionIndian Badminton Player
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 9”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 65 kg
in Pounds- 143 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 39 Inches
- Waist: 31 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Coach/Mentor Pullela Gopichand
Achievements (main ones) • Clinched a silver medal in Boys' singles at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics.
• Bagged another silver medal at the 2011 Bahrain International Challenge.
• Won two All India Senior National Ranking Championships in 2014.
• Won the 2014 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold.
• Emerged Victorious at the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold in 2016.
Highest Ranking#12 (achieved on September 10, 2015)
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 July 1992
Age (as in 2017)25 Years
Birth PlaceThiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownThiruvananthapuram, Kerala
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Sunil Kumar (Air Force Personnel)
Mother- Haseena Kumar
HS Prannoy parents (right)
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
HobbiesWatching movies and TV sitcoms
Favourite Things
Favourite Badminton PlayerChen Long, Saina Nehwal
Favourite SportFootball
Favourite Football ClubFC Barcelona
Favourite FootballerLionel Messi
Favourite TV SitcomF.R.I.E.N.D.S
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known

HS Prannoy Badminton player

Some Lesser Known Facts About Prannoy Kumar

  • Does Prannoy Kumar smoke: Not Known
  • Does Prannoy Kumar drink alcohol: Not Known
  • Prannoy began playing Badminton at a tender age of 10. He was initially trained by his father, Sunil Kumar, who was himself an All India Air Force Badminton champion.
  • However, when it came to finding a professional coach, Prannoy had to face rejection each time he went for a trial. In an interview, he revealed that no coach was willing to train him as he was ‘slow’. Owing to this lack of agility and speed, many coaches advised him to turn into a doubles player.
  • Prannoy is supported by the ‘GoSports Foundation’, Bangalore and has been a part of their scholarship programme since 2011.
  • The 2011-2012 period was a rough phase in his career as he was plagued with a number of injuries. As a result, the young shuttler was completely out of action during this time.
  • He played for the “Mumbai Rockets” franchise in the 2017 edition of Premier Badminton League.
  • At the 2017 Indonesian Open, Prannoy came out all guns blazing and defeated Chong Wei, the reigning Olympic Silver medalist and Chen Long, the reigning Olympic Champion, in consecutive matches.