Pankaj Advani

Profession: Billiards and Snooker player


Brother of Pankaj Advani

Dr. Shree Advani (Sport & Performance Psychologist)

Father of Pankaj Advani

Arjan Advani

Favourite Songs of Pankaj Advani

Sadi Gali (Tanu Weds Manu), Greece 2000, Unforgivable by Armin Van Buuren and Nothing Else Matters by Metallica

Mother of Pankaj Advani

Kajal Advani

Favourite Designers of Pankaj Advani

Manoviraj Khosla, Wendell Rodricks and Babita Malkani

Favourite Food of Pankaj Advani

Idli

Favourite Holiday Spots of Pankaj Advani

Goa, Melbourne

Favourite Player of Pankaj Advani

Roger Federer

Favourite Songs of Pankaj Advani

Sadi Gali (Tanu Weds Manu), Greece 2000, Unforgivable by Armin Van Buuren and Nothing Else Matters by Metallica

Awards/Achievements of Pankaj Advani

Awards :-2003 - Indo-American Young Achiever's Award
Awards :-2004 - Arjuna Award, Rajiv Gandhi Award, Hero India Sports Award
Awards :-2006 - Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
Awards :-2009 - Padmashree
Awards :-2010 - DNA Most Stylish Sportsperson, Sahara India Sports Award, Teacher's Achievement Award in Sports
Awards :-2011 - World Economic Forum's Global Shaper Award
Awards :-2012 - Asian Billiards Championship, NDTV Spirit of Sports
Awards :-2018 - Padmabhushan
World Titles :-2003, 2015, 2017 - IBSF World Snooker Champion
World Titles :-2005, 2007-09, 2012, 2014-15 - World Billiards Champion (Time Format)
World Titles :-2014 - The World Team Billiards Championship
World Titles :-2014-15 - IBSF World Six-Red Snooker Champion
World Titles :-2005, 2008, 2014, 2016, 2017 - World Billiards Champion (Points Format)
World Titles :-2018 - IBSF World Snooker Team Championship

Information about Pankaj Advani

Does Pankaj Advani smoke?: Not Known  Pankaj Advani is an Indian billiards and snooker player.  He is a 22-time World Champion and has achieved a hat-trick of hat-tricks in English billiards, holding the World, Asian, and Indian National Championship titles simultaneously, in five different years: 2005, 2008 , 2012, 2017 and recently in 2019.  He received training in snooker from former national Snooker champion Arvind Savur.  At the age of 10 his acumen for snooker came to the notice of Arvind Savur after being introduced to the sport by his elder brother Dr. Shree Advani, a noted Sport & Performance Psychologist.  Advani won the 2014 IBSF World 6-Red Snooker Championship, on his debut in that discipline.  He became a snooker professional in 2012, and his first season on the main tour was the 2012/2013 season.  Advani spent his initial years in Kuwait before moving to Bangalore, India.  Advani is also India's first world champion in 6-red snooker. Since 2014, Advani has focused solely on English billiards.  In 2003 he won the India Junior Snooker Championship which made him the youngest National Snooker champion.  As such he is currently the only player ever to win world titles in both the long and short formats of snooker (15-red standard, and 6-red) and both formats of English billiards (time and point).  He received his education at the Frank Anthony Public School, Bangalore and completed his bachelor's degree in Commerce from Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College.  In the year 2000 he won his first Indian Junior Billiards Championship title and then went on to win it again in 2001 and 2003.  He won his first ever title at the age of 12 and went on to set several records at the state and national levels.  Pankaj Advani was born on 24 July 1985 in Pune, India.  Does Pankaj Advani drink alcohol?: No 


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