February 05, 2023

Prakash Padukone Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : June 11, 2019

Short Biography

Prakash Padukone was born on 10-06-1955 in Padukone, Udupi in the state of Karnataka, India. He is an Indian Badminton Player.

Prakash Padukone Complete Bio & Career

Prakash Padukone, a brilliant badminton player who has given his contribution to add jewels to Indian prestige.  He belongs to a small village named as Padukone in Udupi, Karnataka. His father was the secretary of  “Mysore Badminton Association” and he encouraged Prakash Padukone to go in the Badminton Field. After building his interest in badminton Prakash never looked back.In 1962, he won his state junior championship. In 1972, he won his national junior championship as well as the senior championship. He won his national championship for the next seven years continuously.  He won his first international title in 1978 in Canada. He won “evening of champions” at London in 1979. Later he became the first Indian to win the men’s singles in “All England Championship”.
From 1993 to 1996 he was titled as the coach of Indian National Badminton Team and also served as the head of Badminton Association Of India. After retirement, he opened Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy and encourage the young generation of the country to add glory to India’s prestige by showing their dedication in Badminton. He won many titles in many competitions like Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, World Cup and World Grand Prix.
Prior to his retirement, he started Olympic Gold Quest through which, he supports young sportsperson. His foundation has supported various Olympians. He has also served as the coach of Indian badminton team from 1993 to 1996.

Prakash Padukone Popular Videos

Honours & Awards

Arjuna Award National Sports Award 1972 Badminton
Padma Shri Civilian Award 1982 Sports

Prakash Padukone Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Ramesh Padukone and Ahilya Padukone. He is married to Ujjwala who gave birth to two girls named Deepika and Anisha. Deepika is a Bollywood superstar and Anisha is a golf player. Deepika lives and works in Mumbai and Prakash along with her wife and younger daughter lives in Bangalore. A well known Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh is his son-in-law (Married to Deepika Padukone).

Life's Important Dates Of Prakash Padukone

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Udupi
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Bangalore, Karnataka, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Watching Sports and Films
Marital Status Married
Debut N/A
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Player Pullela Gopichand
Favorite Sport Badminton
Favorite Actress Deepika Padukone
Favorite Actor Ranveer Singh
Favorite Movie Bajirao Mastani
Favorite Place Denmark

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Prakash Padukone

  • He won the All England Championship in 1980 and became the first Indian to do so.
  • His passion for the game remained as intense even after his retirement and he proceeded to set up India’s first privately-managed badminton academy, the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy.
  • In 1982 he was honored with Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, for his contributions to sports.
  • His younger daughter Anisha Padukone is a golfer.

Prakash Padukone Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

67 years, 7months, 26 days old age Prakash Padukone will turn 68 on 10 June, 2023. Only 4 months, 4 days, 20 hours,5 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Prakash Padukone has celebrated the total number of 68 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

  • 68
  • 10
  • 10
  • 9
  • 10
  • 9
  • 10
  • 10