Chandan was diagnosed with profound hearing loss at the age of 2. The audiologist at his native place recommended the use of hearing aids and auditory training. Even after two years, his parents did not see any improvement in his hearing. He was completely dependent upon lip reading. When he was 7 years old, he went through the cochlear implant surgery followed by a year and half of training with a habilitationalist. After rehabilitation, Chandan took up lawn tennis and won 2 gold medals and a silver medal at national level tournaments.
Chandan is going to appear for his 10th examinations soon. He follows Telugu and English with ease at school and home. He has participated in many lawn tennis tournaments and has won many accolades. He has even been selected for international tournaments.