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.In May 2022, he was part of the Indian mens badminton team that scripted history on 15 May 2022 after they win their maiden gold medal at the Thomas Cup; they defeated the defending champions Indonesia in the summit clash. Following this historic win, HS Prannoy shared a picture with the gold medal on social media.