Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5 Prize Money (INR 8 crore)

Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5 Prize Money: The Pro Kabaddi League or PKL has enthralled one and all over the past seasons. It has brought some serious money to the desi sport and the players are the most beneficiary. This season too has brought in more money for the broadcasters and the PKL 2017. The prize money has been pumped in mostly by the main sponsor, VIVO. The increase in the number of teams is also a clear indication of the growing popularity and the growing stature of the league.

The total prize money for the Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5 has been kept at a whooping Rs eight crore. This prize money is four times the prize money for the 4th season. The 4th season had a total prize money of INR 2 crore. Below is complete breakdown of the Pro Kabaddi League Prize Money for season 5.

Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5 Prize Money

Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5 Prize Money

Team Awards

 Amount (INR Lakh)



Runners Up


Third Place


Fourth Place


Fifth Place


Sixth Place


Individual Awards

 Amount (INR Lakh)



Best Raider


Best Defender


Best Young Player


Best Referee Female


Best Referee Male




The prize is proportionally distributed among the 12 teams who will slug it out in the 138 matches. The winner of the Pro Kabaddi League 2017 will get a fat check of Rs three crore. The runners-up team will get a prize money of Rs 1.8 crores whereas the team that finishes 3rd among the 12 teams would get a prize money of Rs 1.2 crores. Then there are also personal prizes for the top performers like Most Valuable Player.

The player of the tournament gets a prize money of 15 lakh for his outstanding performance in the league. With so much of money involved in the sport for the first time, hopefully, the league stands up to the expectations and more and more youngsters would be lured into the game.

The Pro Kabaddi Season 5 will start on 28 July in Hyderabad with the opening match between Telugu Titans and Tamil Thalaivas. Fans can watch PKL 2017 live streaming on Hotstar and live tv telecast on Star Sports network.