Maniesh Paul Extends Support to Karan Johar and Shashank Khaitan's Pickleball Event
Founded by Hemal Jain, Divyesh Jain, Suresh Bhansali, and Niraj Jain, Global Sports has been championing Pickleball in India for the past two years.
On the forefront of the Pickleball revolution in India stands Global Sports, an influential force driving the sport's growth nationwide. The esteemed filmmaker and cultural icon, Karan Johar, has been announced as their Global Sports Partnership Ambassador, adding significant momentum to the Pickleball movement.
Founded by Hemal Jain, Divyesh Jain, Suresh Bhansali, and Niraj Jain, Global Sports has been championing Pickleball in India for the past two years. The recent addition of Shashank Khaitan and Meghashrey Founder, Seema Singh, as partners in 2023 marked a pivotal moment, ushering in increased promotion and investment in the Pickleball ecosystem.
In the span of just 3 to 4 years, Pickleball has witnessed an unprecedented surge in popularity, particularly in Mumbai, where the number of Pickleball courts has skyrocketed from 15 to an impressive 250 in the past year alone. Its unique ability to foster a sense of community has attracted enthusiasts of all ages and genders, with a notable rise in participation among those aged 35-plus and 50-plus, turning amateur tournaments into vibrant spectacles with hundreds of eager players.
Adding to the excitement, renowned Actor and Host Maniesh Paul was spotted as a special guest at the event held in NSCI Worli on February 9th, 2024. Joining him were illustrious figures such as Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna, Janhvi Kapoor, and more, highlighting the growing allure of Pickleball across diverse spheres of influence.