Prannoy H. S. Height, Weight, Age, Family, Facts, Education, Biography

Pranay HS Quick Info
height 5 feet 10 inches
weight 73 kg
Date of birth 17 July 1992
Zodiac sign cancer
eye color dark brown

Pranay HS is an Indian professional badminton player, who created history in May 2022 as an integral member of the Indian team that won the ‘gold’ medal. Thomas Cup (an international biennial badminton competition between men’s teams representing member countries bwf (Badminton World Federation, the sport’s global governing body) for the first time in history. India had become just the sixth country to win the coveted title after Indonesia (14 titles), China (10), Malaysia (5), Denmark (1) and Japan (1). Representing India, he also won the ‘Gold’ medal at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Mixed team event and 2016 in Guwahati-Shillong South Asian Games In the men’s team event. He won the ‘Silver’ medal in 2016 Guwahati-Shillong South Asian Games Men’s singles event and 2010 in Singapore youth olympic games Boys Singles Competition. He won the ‘Bronze’ medal in 2018 Wuhan Badminton Asia Championships Men’s singles event, 2016 Hyderabad Badminton Asia Team Championship Men’s team event, 2020 Manila Badminton Asia Team Championship men’s team event, and 2010 Guadalajara BWF World Junior Championship Boys Singles Competition. In May 2018, he had reached his peak world number 8 position in the official bwf Men’s Singles Ranking.

name at birth

Pranay Hasina Sunil Kumar

nick name


Sun sign


Prannoy HS as seen in an Instagram post in December 2021
Prannoy HS as seen in an Instagram post in December 2021 (Pranoy HS / Instagram)

birth place

Delhi, India


He divides his time between Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India and Hyderabad, Telangana, India.




Pranay had attended Kendriya Vidyalaya AFS Akkulam (a school of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathana system of central government schools in India) in Thiruvananthapuram.


professional badminton player

Prannoy HS as seen in an Instagram post in March 2022
Prannoy HS as seen in an Instagram post in March 2022 (Pranoy HS / Instagram)


  • father – P. Sunil Kumar (Former Member Indian Air Force,
  • Mother Hasina Kumar (Employee) Kerala State Financial Enterprisess, a public sector chit fund and loan company based in Thrissur, Kerala)
  • siblings – Priyanka (Older Sister)


right handed




5ft 10 or 178cm


73 kg or 161 lbs

Caste / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Prannoy HS as seen in an Instagram post in April 2022
Prannoy HS as seen in an Instagram post in April 2022 (Pranoy HS / Instagram)

hair color


eye color

dark brown

sexual orientation


special features

  • toned physique
  • short, wavy hair
  • friendly smile
  • sport a cropped beard

brand advertising

Pranay is sponsored by –

  • Mizuno Badminton Asia (a subsidiary of the Japanese sports equipment/sportswear company) Mizuno Corporation,
  • Ultrahuman (metabolic fitness monitoring mobile app)
Prannoy HS as seen in an Instagram post in May 2022
Prannoy HS as seen in an Instagram post in May 2022 (Pranoy HS / Instagram)

Pranay HS Facts

  1. Feather BWF Grand Prix Toura series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by bwf and played between 2007 and 2017, he won 3 titles – 2014 Indonesian Masters2016 Swiss Openand 2017 US Open, He also reached the final of 2014 Vietnam Open,
  2. However, Prannoy started attracting the attention of the badminton world with his performance in 2014. Vietnam Open and 2014 Indonesian Masters, he had really cemented his reputation as a giant killer when he defeated an in-form world No. 2 Jan . Jorgensen in 3 sets in the pre-quarter of 2015 India Super Series,
  3. 2017. In Indonesia Openhe harassed the government Olympic ‘Silver’ medalists Lee Chong Wei and Raj Olympic Champion Chen Long in consecutive matches.
  4. Continuing his love affair with Indonesia, he defeated Raj Olympic Champion, Viktor Axelsen, in the second round of 2021 Indonesia Masters, later that year, 2021 BWF World ChampionshipThat troubled world no. 9 Ng Ka Long in the first round and World No. In the pre-quarterfinals of 10 Rasmus Games.
  5. By May 2022, he had reached the final of the 1st tournament. bwf world tourSanctioned by a series of elite badminton tournaments (implemented in 2018) bwf – 2022 Swiss Open (Super 300).
  6. Feather BWF International Challenge/Series Tier, as of May 2022, they have achieved the 2014 . had won Tata Open India International, He also reached the final of 2011 Bahrain International and 2013 Tata Open India International,
  7. In May 2022, during the group stage of Thomas Cup, he won his singles match against both Germany and Canada in straight sets as India won both those rubbers by a 5–0 margin. In India’s last group stage match, against Taiwan (competing under the name ‘Chinese Taipei’), Prannoy won the last singles match of the rubber and narrowed India’s margin of defeat to 3–2 as the team advanced to the group stage. finished in second place. ,
  8. In the quarter-finals of the tournament, against 5-time champions Malaysia, the score was tied 2–2 after 4 matches (2 singles and 2 doubles). Prannoy won the last singles match of the rubber easily (21-13, 21-8) to give India a 3-2 victory.
  9. In the semi-finals, against former champions Denmark, the script was similar and they were again called up to win in the decider. Although he lost the first game (13–21), he maintained his composure to wind through the next 2 games (21–9, 21–12) to help India reach the final match. Thomas Cup For the first time in history.
  10. in the 2022 finals Thomas CupAgainst , favorite and 14-time champion Indonesia, Prannoy’s final match heroism was not needed, thankfully, for his nerves. India made for a change, rather surprisingly, winning the opening singles match to take the rubber 1-0. The advantage was held by the pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, who won their doubles match with scores of 18-21, 23-21, 21-19 in a nail-biting match. Srikant Kidambi then won his singles match in straight sets to win 3-0 and wrote a golden chapter in the annals of Indian sports history.

Featured image by Pranay HS / Instagram