Recently Turned 30 Pankaj Advani, is india’s pride who has won several titles in the game of snooker and Billiards.Southentic Team conveys belated birthday wishes to Pankaj Advani and here is are the facts about pankaj advani which every indian should know
1.Pankaj born in Pune. Moved to kuwait and then back to Bangalore . His Father Passed away when pankaj was six year Old . He has been guided to the game by his Elder brother shree
2.In school days, He was too soft hearted about reporting the students to the principal when they break the rules such as not wearing tie and badges. Instead he used to give money to them to buy from school shop.
(How sweet :))
3.Pankaj began playing snooker at the age of ten.
(Most of us doesn’t even know the difference between snooker and billiards at that time and even now for some)
4.He got a cool distinction in both ICSE and ISC board Exams. while parallely attending the championships
5.In his First Media Interaction , he has being asked about what he wanted to become and his reply was “Businessman”
6.He won the first state title by beating none other than his brother who is also his mentor
7.Awards that are bestowed by Government of India , Arjuna Award in 2004 ,Rajiv khel Ratna Award 2006, Padma shri in 2009
8.He achieved a hat-trick of hat-tricks in English billiards, holding the world,Asian,Indian National Championship simultaneously in three different year
9.He is also world champion for 12 times and current no.1 in six red snooker and world Team billiards
10.Pankaj is second cueist after Paul Mifsud to bag both titles in pocket. (IBSF World Billiards and IBSF World Snooker.)Also, Second Indian cueist to win IBSF World Snooker after O.B. Agarwal and Second Indian cueist to have World Professional Billiards title after Geet Seth