5) Second most viewed sport in India after Cricket
Pro Kabaddi League’s first season was watched by 435 million people! That’s a really impressive number considering the Cricket World Cup this year with a viewership of 635 million was the most watched event in the history of Indian TV.
Charu Sharma Is the Mastermind behind Pro Kabaddi League
Indian commentator Charu Sharma and his brother-in-law Anand Mahindra came together to start Pro Kabaddi league. What’s more, they also involved good friends Ronnie Screwvala, Uday Kotak and Kishore Biyani into it. Charu also approached Abhishek Bachchan who purchased the Jaipur team.