Anup Kumar, the former Kabaddi player was one of the brightest faces of Kabaddi in India. He served the Indian national kabaddi team as its member till December 2018. He was one of the greatest raiders of all time who brought gold medals in 2010 and 2014 Asian Games, 2016 South Asian Games, and 2016 Kabaddi World Cup. Anup Kumar has got a total raiding point of 596 in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL). The Indian successful raider was excellent with his bonus, hand touch, and especially his toe touch skills. Anup Kumar was also the captain of the Indian national kabaddi team and U Mumba in PKL. If you are a big fan of the ‘Toe Touch Legend’ – Anup Kumar, then here are some facts about him that you might not know about him.
1: He is currently the Deputy Commissioner of Police in Haryana.
2: Although Anup is one of the best Kabaddi players of all time, being a professional Kabaddi player was never his plan. He used to play Kabaddi to spend time with his friends.
3: Anup’s father, former Subedar Major served the Indian army.
4: Anup Kumar prefers having homemade food than taking any supplements.
5: Amitabh Bachchan is Anup’s favorite actor.
6: As per few reports released by ProKabaddi officials, he has planned to train and mentor the young players.
7: Anup loves going on long hikes.
8: He was also known as ‘Bonus ka Badshah’ and sometimes as ‘Captain Cool’.