The Guinness World Records was set up in the year 1955, it has become a huge name for authorizing and verification of a huge number of World Records. Guinness World Records gives a platform to various type of talents around the world in the world, Indians too dream of getting mentioned in this records book. Indians till now have achieved many records and today we will count down the top five records created by Indians which were recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records.
Let’s Take A Look At 5 Indians Holding Amazing Guinness World Records.
1. Ram Singh Chauhan
Ram Singh Chauhan’s name was registered in the Guinness World Records for having the longest mustache in the world. He is 66 years old and his mustache is 14 feet long. Chauhan has continuously been growing his mustache for many years now. For Ram Singh, his mustache is his biggest asset. He spends 2 hours every day grooming it.
2. Aarushi Bhatnagar
Aarushi Bhatnagar who’s more than 12 years now, has made more than 3000 paintings. Well, Aarushi started as early as 4 months and set a new Guinness World Record of the youngest professional artist. She had her first solo exhibition at the age of 11 months with 52 paintings at Kalidas Academy, Ujjain. Her first artwork was sold for 5000 rupees in this exhibition and since then she never stopped till date. She has 15 solo exhibitions received 9 awards and 23 honors.
3. Shridhar Chillal
Shridhar Chillal Born in 1938, holds the world record for the longest fingernails on a single hand. With a combined length of 909.6 centimeters, Chillal’s longest single nail is his thumbnail measuring 197.8 centimeters. He stopped cutting his nails in 1952. Although proud of his record-breaking nails, Chillal has faced increasing difficulties due to their weight including disfigurement of his fingers and loss of function in his left-hand nerve. This resulted in a damage in his ear and he couldn’t hear clearly. Chillal wishes to have his nails preserved in the museum.
4. Om Swaroop Gowda
6-year-old Om Swaroop Gowda from India has glided into the record books following a successful attempt at the farthest distance limbo skating under cars. At a Ryan mall in Bengaluru, Karnataka, the impressive young boy traveled a staggering 66 meters while holding his body just above the ground and maintaining a splits position throughout. Om managed to clear 36 cars during the incredible challenge.
5. Kalamandalam Hemlata
Hemlata has shown the world why she is known as the dancing queen of Kerala. In June 2010, she failed during her first attempt at the record and had to stop performing after 63 hours which is close to 2.5 days. At that time, a local hospital admitted her for dehydration, a stomach disorder and sore feet. The 40-year-old mother performed the Mohini Attam which is a Kerala traditional solo dance. Beginning on September 20th, 2010, she danced for 123 hours and 15 minutes and registered her name in history as a Guinness record holder for the longest dance marathon by an individual. Very recently Soni Chaurasiya, a Kathak dancer has successfully beaten her record but is yet to receive the award.
6. Jyoti Amge
Jyoti Amge holds the Guinness record for being the world’s smallest woman. 23-year-old Jyoti has a height of 63.08 centimeters which is just above two feet. On 13 August 2014, she was cast in the fourth season of American Horror Story freak show. Her wax statue is also present in the Celebrity Wax Museum Lonavla.