Bodybuilding has always been famous in India, especially in states like Maharashtra and Haryana. We have known it simply as ‘Pehalwani’ or a youngster’s way to get into ‘Kushti’ (Wrestling). However, it was the likes of Arnold Schwarzenegger and bollywood star Salman Khan who played elemental roles in popularising workout in India. Bodybuilding needs years of dedication, discipline and hard work. And it is, therefore, not surprising that the musclemen are so revered in the world. Here are the top 10 bodybuilders of India:
1. Suhas Khamkar
Born and brought in a family of bodybuilders in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, Suhas Khamkar is one of the most successful Indian bodybuilders. The 39-year old has won the Mr India an astonishing ten times in his career while bagging the Mr Maharashtra title 8 times. In 2010, Suhas became the first Indian to win the Mr Asia title. He won the Mr Amateur Olympia- Champion of Champion title in 2018 and continues to win medals everywhere he goes.