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March 17, 2016

10 Indians in the Guinness Book of World Records

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While people generally dream of excelling in the field of science, maths or arts, there are those who can rock the ‘gulping worm’s or ‘running on all fours’ challenge! People worldwide hold records for the weirdest of things and Indians are not so far behind. Take a look at this list of Indians in the Guinness Book of World Records.

#1 Typing using the nose in the shortest time
Khursheed Hussain broke a very old record when he took just 47 seconds to type a 103 character sentence, “Guinness World Records has challenged me to type this sentence using my nose in the fastest time.”

khursheed hussainsource- www.newindianexpress.com

#2 Longest Ear hair
This Longest hair on the ear belongs to an Indian called Radhakant Bajpai with a length of 13.2 cm (5.19 inches)
Radhakant BajpaiSource- www.pinterest.com

#3 The Longest Dance Marathon
Mrs Kalamandalam Hemalatha, a 37 year old mother broke the world record for the longest dance marathon Mohiniattam , a solo recital for 123 hours straight.

#4 Most consecutive yoga positions on a motor cycle
Abhyajit Mehlawat, covering a total distance of 5kms, broke the world record by performing 50 yoga asanas on his motorcycle including 10 reverse asanas.

Abhyajit Mehlawat
#5 Most worms Eaten
Manoharan Snake Manu made the world record of swallowing most worms when he swallowed 200 of them not measuring than 10 cm in 30 seconds.

Manoharan Snake ManuSource– www.youtube.com

#6 Longest Cooking marathon
The record for cooking maximum dishes was broken when Chef K. Damodaran cooked a whooping 617 dishes (190 kg food)  in 24 hours.

K. Damodaran Source – www.thehindu.com

#7 World’s Fastest Henna artist
The record to become the world’s fastest henna artist was made by Pavan Ahluwalia who painted 511 unique arm-brands in an hour.

World’s Fastest Henna artist Source – ambergraphicdesigngcse.blogspot.com
#8 Largest gathering of people dressed as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
An event organized by T.R.A.C.K.S (Training Resource & Care for Kids) on 29 January, 2012  in Kolkata saw 485 students turn up as Gandhi, hence breaking the record of largest gathering dressed as Gandhi.

Largest gathering of people dressed as Mohandas Karamchand GandhiSource- www.asiabookofrecords.com

#9 Acting in most No. of films
A famous Tamil actress Manorama popularly known as ‘Aachi’  holds the world record for acting in maximum number of films and is known for her versatility as an actor.

Manorama Source- indianexpress.com

#10 Oldest Marathon Runner
Fauja Singh holds the record for being the oldest marathon runner at a PETA campaign.

Fauja Singh
source – brainprick.com

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