Parupalli Kashyap

Profession: Badminton Player


Father of Parupalli Kashyap

Uday Shankar

Favourite Song of Parupalli Kashyap

Aap Jaisa Koi Meri Zindagi of film 'Qurbani' (1980)

Mother of Parupalli Kashyap

Subhadra

Affairs/Girlfriends of Parupalli Kashyap

Saina Nehwal (Badminton Player)

Favourite Cricketer of Parupalli Kashyap

Sachin Tendulkar

Favourite DJ(s) of Parupalli Kashyap

Calvin Harris, Kygo

Favourite Musician(s)/Band(s) of Parupalli Kashyap

Linkin Park, Rihanna, Metallica, Eminem, Nirvana, Sukhwinder Singh, Sonu Nigam, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam

Favourite Song of Parupalli Kashyap

Aap Jaisa Koi Meri Zindagi of film 'Qurbani' (1980)

Awards, Achievements of Parupalli Kashyap

2006: Gold Medal at the National Games
2006: Gold Medal at All-India PSPB Inter-unit Badminton Championship
2006: Gold Medal at Canara Bank All-India Senior Badminton Championship
2010: Silver Medal at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games in Mixed Team
2010: Bronze Medal at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games in Men's Singles
2012: India Open Grand Prix Gold title in Men's Singles
2012: Arjuna Award by the Government of India
2014: Gold Medal at Glasgow Commonwealth Games in Men's Singles
2015: India Open Grand Prix Gold title in Men's Singles
2016: Bronze Medal at the Hyderabad Badminton Asia Team Championships in Men's team

Information about Parupalli Kashyap

Parupalli then made his debut in 2005 by representing 'Andhra Pradesh' at the 'National Junior Open Badminton Championships,' and he won the title of boys' singles.  Due to his father's regular transfers, he lived in different cities, one of them is Bengaluru where he joined the 'Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy' to get trained in badminton.  Parupalli Kashyap started playing badminton at a very young age.  In 2004, his family returned from Bengaluru to Hyderabad where he came to know that he was diagnosed with Asthma. Later, he came out of this problem by using proper medication and joined the 'Gopichand Badminton Academy' in Hyderabad where he got trained under a former Indian badminton player 'Pullela Gopichand  Then, Parupalli got selected for the '2006 Asian Games' to represent India and thereafter, went on to win several tournaments.  In 2011, his sister committed suicide who lived alone in Bangalore.  In the same year, his world ranking improved from 100 to 64 after he defeated world number 19 'Przemyslaw Wacha' twice, i.e., at the Hong Kong Open tournament and at the Bitburger Open tournament.  In 2006, he got selected to play international tournaments.  Does Parupalli Kashyap drink alcohol?: Not Known  In 2014, he won the gold medal for India in men's singles after 32 years, due to which, his name was written amongst the two Indian Badminton legends who were also former Gold medalists in the same event, i.e., Prakash Padukone in 1978 and Syed Modi in 1982  At the age of 11, he was enrolled in a training camp that was conducted by an Indian badminton coach 'Syed Mohammed Arif' in Hyderabad, India.  Does Parupalli Kashyap smoke?: No  In 2012, he became the first Indian to reach the Olympics quarterfinal in men's singles, after which, he achieved the 19th rank.  In the same year, Parupalli won the 'Indian Open Grand Prix Gold' tournament in men's singles after which his rank improved to 14.  In 2015, he appeared on the cover of 'The Man' magazine 


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