Sourav Ganguly is fondly called "Dada" by his fans and teammates

He is the only cricketer to win four consecutive Man of the Match awards in One Day Internationals

 Ganguly is known for his love for football and was even offered a professional contract by a Kolkata-based football club before he became a cricketer

He is a huge fan of Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and even went to the extent of naming his daughter "Sana" after one of Bachchan's characters in a movie

Ganguly is a fitness freak and used to wake up at 5 AM every day to hit the gym during his playing days

He holds the record for the highest individual score by an Indian captain in Test cricket (239 runs against Pakistan in 2007)

Ganguly is a big foodie and is known for his love for Bengali cuisine, especially fish dishes

Ganguly has also served as the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from 2019 to 2020

 Ganguly is a recipient of the prestigious Padma Shri award, which is one of the highest civilian awards in India

He has a statue dedicated to him at Lord's Cricket Ground in London, which is one of the highest honors a cricketer can receive