Jwala Gutta is a popular Indian badminton player who is known for her capabilities in doubles. She is left handed and is a 14 times winner of National Badminton Championship. She represents India since 2001 in doubles in National and international championships. She was born in Wardha located in Maharashtra in 1983. Her decent is from an Indian father and a Chinese mother. She has a sibling named Insi Gutta. She was fond of playing tennis but changed to as insisted by her mother. Her father introduced her to national badminton coach, S.M.Arif , when she was just four years. She was suggested by him to learn gymnastics or swimming for a building her body. Later Jwala got trained at Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium by Arif. And that was the beginning of her successful career. She got married to her fellow player Chetan Anand in 2005. But that relationship did not last long and she got divorced in 2011. She is a social activist too and has supported several social issues like women empowerment, anti- zoo campaigns, anti- tobacco campaigns, Swacch Bharath Abhiyan, Ice Bucket Challenge, etc. She was awarded the Arjuna Award in 2011.
As mentioned before, she was introduced to badminton at a very young age. She began getting trained by S.M.Arifand began playing badminton when she was just six and in a short time she began tasting the sweetness of success. Her first successful venture was the Mini National Championship for under 13 girls. Jwala won the Junior National Badminton Championship in 2000 at the age of 17. At the same time, she also won the Doubles Junior National Badminton Championship and Senior National Badminton Championship, in partnership with Shruti Kurien. She began playing doubles with Shruti Kurien as her partner but later gained better international success on pairing with Ashwini Ponnappa. They were ranked as top 10th pair in the BWF World Ranking. She is an excellent player who has marked her milestones.
- Name: Jwala Gutta
- Date of Birth: 7 September 1983
- Age: 33 Years
- Place of Birth: Wardha, Maharashtra, India
- Schools: Not Known
- College: Not Known
- Father: Kranti Gutta
- Mother: Yelan Gutta
- Brother: N/A
- Sister: Insi Gutta
- Marital Status: Divorced
- Affair/ Boyfriend: N/A
- Religion: Hindu
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- Height: 5ft 10in
- Figure Measurements: 36-26-36
- Eye Colour: Black
- Profession: Badminton player.
- Languages Known: Hindi, Telugu, English and Chinese.