From almost quitting the game to becoming a record-breaker in Pro Kabaddi:  Rise of Pawan

Pawan Sehrawat is a 24-year-old professional kabaddi player.

He plays in the VIVO Pro Kabaddi League and for Indian Railway in the kabaddi nationals as a raider.       

Pawan plays for the Bengaluru Bulls in 2018 he had 282 points in the Pro Kabaddi that was the most point made by any player in that season. 

Pawan Sehrawat | Background

Pawan was born in New Delhi on 9 July 1996. He studied and completed his education at Delhi University and now has a job in the Indian Railway.  

He started playing kabaddi at the age of 12. His mother wanted him to focus on his study more compared to kabaddi. 

When he was 18 his father’s plastic company was shut down hence he had to take up jobs to support his family.

He dropped out of college and got a job as a TTE with the Indian railway because of Kabaddi.

Once his family’s financial situation was okay he did went and completed his under graduation.   

Pawan Sehrawat | Career

In the past few years of his career, he has impressed many people with his play. Pawan represents Indian Railway in senior nationals. 

It was in this team he took up the role of a raider and has delivered an amazing performance there. 

The 65th Senior National Kabaddi Championships and in the Federation Cup made him a desirable property in the auction. 

He alone scored 18 points in the match against Karnataka in the Senior Nationals. Even in the Federation Cup, his performance was brilliant.   

He made his Pro Kabaddi League debut in season 1 with Bengaluru Bulls and he has been with them since that day. 

For the current season 6, he was brought for 52, 80,000 rupees by Bengaluru Bulls. 


In 2018, in the opening match of PKL, he scored 20 points against the Tamil Thalaivas and made 16 points in the next match. 

He single-handedly made the Bulls win in the PKL he made 22 raid points from 25 raids. 

Pawan has made more than 500 points till now. In one match, he scores 29 points, which made him the third-highest individual who scored that much.    

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