India’s first Mr Universe Manohar Aich passes away

India’s first Mr Universe Manohar Aich has passed away in Kolkata. He was 104 year old. He was a bodybuilder by profession and became very famous in Bengal after becoming India’s first Mr. Universe when he won the 1952 National Amateur Body-Builders’ Association Universe Championships.

Mr. Aich, born in the district of Comilla (now in Bangladesh). He was just 4 feet and 11 inches but took up bodybuilding and made this passion during his stint at the Royal Air Force under British colonial rulers. Aich’s first moment of reckoning came in 1950 when he won the Mr Hercules title and went on to be known as ‘Hercules of India’ and ‘Pocket Hercules’ for his pint-size.

So let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Name the India’s first Universe who has passed away recently ?
2. In which year Mr. Aich has won the title of Mr. Universe ?


Courtesy : Times Of India

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