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India’s Mr Universe - Manohar Aich aka Pocket Hercules dies at 104

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When it comes to naming Mr Universe, the first name that springs to mind is probably that of Arnold Schwarnegger. Who would have thought there was a Mr Universe from India?

One would be inclined to think that the only the muscle flexing that takes place is in the Bollywood movies. However, long before Salman Khan and Hritik Roshan were introduced with their power packed muscles, there was another hero which most people have probably forgotten.  

Manohar Aich aka “Pocket Hercules” who turned 104 years old in March 2016.  At just 4ft 11 inches tall he was the first Indian to win Mr Universe in 1952.

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