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11 Really Weird & Awesome World Records Set By Indians

11 Really Weird & Awesome World Records Set By Indians

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Indians are a talented bunch of people. Be it any field, we have left a mark of our awesomeness. So when it comes to making world records, how can we be behind? While you might have read about some of the best Guinness world records held by Indians like the longest moustache or the longest Dosa created, here are some of the quirky & bizarre world records held by Indians.

1. Jayasimha Ravirala holds the record for most hugs given by an individual

The most hugs given in one hour is 2,436 and was achieved by Jayasimha Ravirala (India) at the Aditya Institute of Technology and Management, in Tekkali, Andhra Pradesh, India, on 29 September 2012.

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2. Bahubali holds the record for largest movie poster

The largest poster has an area of 4,793.65 m² and was achieved by Global United Media Company Pvt Ltd (India) in Kochi, India, on 27 June 2015.

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3. Anthony Victor holds a unique record of having the longest ear hair

Anthony Victor has hair sprouting from the centre of his outer ears that measure 18.1 cm (7.12 in) at its longest point.

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4. Most number of kidney stones removed from a person, a record that you might not want to hold

This is one record that you might not want to hold. 172,155 stones were removed from the left pelvic kidney of Mr. Dhanraj Wadile at the Institute of Urology, Dhule, Maharastra, on 8 December 2009.

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5. Snorting fish

G T Vijaykumar, a yoga teacher from the coastal region of Tamil Nadu, holds the record for snorting most number of fish in a minute. In this stunt, he sucks live fishes through his mouth and snorts them back out into the fish tank. He snorted 8 fishes in one minute.

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6. Fastest time to husk a coconut with teeth

The fastest time to husk a coconut using the teeth is 28.06 seconds and was achieved by Sidaraju S Raju who husked a coconut weighing 4.744 kg at the Ravindra Kalashetra, Bangalore, India on 30 March 2003.

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7. Most number of teeth in a person

Doctors removed 232 teeth from the mouth of this 17-year-old boy, Ashik Gavai in an operation that lasted 7 hours. They described it as a very rare condition and certainly a world record.

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8. Fastest typing using nose

Vinod Kumar Chaudhary holds the record for the fastest time to type a 103 character text on a keyboard using the nose. He took 46.30 seconds to achieve this feat.

The sentence that had to be typed was- “Guinness world records have challenged me to type this sentence using my nose in the fastest time”

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9. Man who holds the record for running 10 kms dressed as an animal in record time

Rakshith Shetty set the record of fastest 10 km by a human dressed as an animal (male) in 43 min 2 sec. It was achieved by  at the TCS World 10K Bangalore 2014 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India, on 18 May 2014.

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10. Largest gathering of Santa Claus

The largest gathering of Santa Claus was achieved by 18,112 people during an event organised by Thrissur Citizenry & Thrissur Archdiocese (India) for Buon Natale Programme 2014 at Nagar Saktan Thampuran Ground, Thrissur, Kerala, India, on 27 December 2014.

The event was organised to raise charitable funds in aid of the poor.

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11. Most flags tattooed on the body

The most flags tattooed on the body is 366 and was achieved by Guinness Rishi between July 2009 and July 2011. Guinness Rishi already held this title which was achieved in May 2010. The latest additional 61 flags were tattooed at ‘Team KDZ Tattoos Body Work’ in Delhi, India, and took a total time of 3 hours 3 mins to complete.

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From contributions to the technological field to making quirky world records, Indians certainly know how to make our mark, don’t we!

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