Sukesh Hegde is an Indian Kabaddi player who hails from Karnataka. The 28-year old raider was born on 2 October 1989. Sukesh is 5’9’’ tall and has an optimum physique for such a contact sport. The raider plays for the Tamil Thalaivas in the Pro Kabaddi Season 6.
Sukesh was born and brought up in a humble environment of a small village with a very small family background. His hardwork and dedication turned him from a struggling athlete into a Kabaddi star.
Rise to glory
Sukesh played for Telugu Titans for four years in the Pro Kabaddi League. He soon became the poster boy for the team and played important role in its success. Hegde hails from Mangalore and is a very humble person. He led the Gujarat Fortunegiants in PKL Season 5, which was also the franchise's debut season.
Having only played district and state level kabaddi, playing in the Pro Kabaddi League was a leap towards success for Hegde. He managed to bag a total of 295 points in 67 matches which is a remarkable feat.