Further Personal Information
||English, Hindi, Punjabi
Sport Specific Information
|Why this sport?
||He was inspired to take up the sport while watching his older brother Kulwinder played for the army.
|Club / Team
||Indian Oil Corporation [IOC]: India
|Name of coach
||Roelant Oltmans [national], NED
|Coach from which country?
|Preferred position / style / stance / technique
||Dharma (sportskeeda.com, 04 Apr 2013)
|Hero / Idol
||Australia hockey player Jamie Dwyer, India hockey player Baljit Singh Dhillon. (indianexpress.com, 26 Mar 2013; sportskeeda.com, 04 Apr 2013)
||He injured his groin during the semifinal stage of the 2014/15 World League in Antwerp, Belgium, and missed India's tour to France and Spain. (sportskeeda.com, 09 Aug 2015)
He had surgery on his knee following the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou. The injury kept him out of competitive action for nearly a year. (indianexpress.com, 20 Mar 2012; sportskeeda.com, 04 Apr 2013)
|Awards and honours
||He was named Midfielder of the Tournament in the 2013 All-India MCC Murugappa Gold Cup. (hockeyindia.org, 23 Sep 2013)
He received the Player of the Tournament award at the 2006 Four Nations Junior Tournament in Singapore. (sportskeeda.com, 04 Apr 2013)
He played for the Kalinga Lancers in the 2016 edition of the professional Hockey India League [HIL]. He had previously played for the Punjab Warriors. (stick2hockey.com, 2014; hockeyindia.altiusrt.com, 16 Feb 2016)