Michael Ferreira is a four-time World Billiards Champion and seven-time National champion. In 1978, He became the first player to surpass the 1000 points barrier in the National Billiards Championship, a record that remains unbeaten even today. Aside from this, he has broken 13 other records in the sport. He has won numerous awards, including the Padma Bhushan, the Arjuna Award, the Dronacharya Award, the Indian Sports Legend from CNN-IBN, and most recently, the Lifetime Achievement Award by Sony International in 2011. He is currently a member of the National Committee for Social & Economic Welfare.
Michael Ferreira will be in conversation with Sambit Bal and Suresh Menon on The Making of a Champion in Chennai on February 16, 2013 at the Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall in Lady Andal School.
Entry is free for all sessions.
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