India is one of the leading country in sports. There are a number of games played in India. But India mainly focuses on a few games, including cricket, hockey and badminton. There are many games in India, which are not getting enough priority like bodybuilding. India has best bodybuilders but this game is not getting enough priority from the Indian government. Bodybuilding is one of the game that makes India feel proud by winning many competitions internationally. There are many competitions organized nationally and Internationally for giving chance to bodybuilders to show their talents. The bodybuilders of India achieve such a body by their hard work and talent. In this article, I am sharing some of the best Indian Bodybuilders.
12. Ashish Sakharkar
He is one of the best and popular bodybuilder from Maharashtra India. He has also given the title Mr India Sakharkar. He got such a good body from his hard work and talent. He is on the list as he gave an outstanding and brilliant performance in the international level. He is considered as one of the icons in the India. He won many medals at the international level.
11. Bobby Singh
He worked in the Indian Navy. He is one of the best bodybuilder of India as he is performing from few years. In the seventh World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships 2015, he won the silver medal in the category of 85 Kg weight. He is performing regularly and gave his best in all the competitions.
10. Neeraj Kumar
He is also one of the bodybuilder of India. He is very talented and young bodybuilder. He won many championships. In 2013, he won the Gold medal with Mr India title. In 2013, he also won the Mr. World title with bronze at the WBPF. He also won various other championships.
9. Hira Lal
He is one of the extra-ordinary bodybuilder of India. As we know, that a non-vegetarian diet is very essential to achieve a good body. But Hira Lal is a pure vegetarian. He achieved such a good body by eating only vegetarian food. In 2011, he won Mr, World title in the class of 65kg. He also won many other achievements in his life.
8. Ankur Sharma
He is one of the best bodybuilder in India. He is from Delhi, India. He is one of the most energetic body builder of India. In 2013, he stood second in the Mr India. In 2012, he won the Mr India title. In 2013, he won Gold in the WBPF world championship. He is one of the youngest bodybuilder of India. In India, he won many titles. He is like a touch for the new persons in this bodybuilding field.
7. Varinder Singh Ghuman
He is one of the most popular bodybuilder in the India. He is popular for his gigantic physique. He is the only bodybuilder in the India, who has ventured into cinema. In 2009, he won Mr India title. He got 2nd place in the Mr. Asia. He won many Gold medals in his bodybuilding career. He is a pure vegetarian. He is the only bodybuilder in India, who is promoting healthcare products in other countries.
6. Amit Chhetri
In India, he is one of the Gorkha bodybuilder. In 2013, he won the Champions Federation Cup. He is chosen as one of the best bodybuilder in the weight categories of 95 to 100 kg. He is also chosen as the best bodybuilder in the nine other categories of bodybuilding with weight in between 55 to 100kg. He is one of the most talented and hardworking bodybuilder of India.
5. Suhas Khamkar
He is born in the family of bodybuilders and has bodybuilding in his genes. He is one of the most different bodybuilder in the India. He started his career in bodybuilding, after completing his studies. He took part in many championships. He won Mr India title 9 times. In 2010, he won the Mr. Asia title and also Won Mr. Olympic Amateur. He also won Mr. Maharashtra awards seven times in his life. In 2010, he was the first bodybuilder from India who won the Mr Asia and also a Gold medal.
4. Rajendran Mani
He decided and become a bodybuilder after being served for 15 years in the Indian Army. In India, he is one of the most hardworking and experienced body builder. He won the title of Mr India and the title of Champion of Champion 8 times. It is a record and it’s not broke by anyone till now. He has a body weight of around 90 kg. For 90 kg weight, he also won the world championship of bodybuilding.
3. Murli Kumar
Earlier, he worked in an Indian army. He has never thought to become a bodybuilder. He started weight lifting and workout at the age of 35. In India, he is the inspiration for the new bodybuilders. In 2012, he gave an outstanding performance in the Asian Bodybuilding Championship. In 2013 and 2014, he on Mr. India title continuously. He is one of the topmost bodybuilder of India.
2. Sangram Chougule
He is one of the best bodybuilder in India. He is an electrical engineer. He is from Pune, India. In the World Bodybuilding Championship of 2012, he won the title of Mr Universe in the category of 85kg in Thailand. He also won many other international awards as well. He eats 2 pounds of fish in his diet daily with 1 pound of chicken. He also drinks a lot of milk and eat boiled vegetables. He won many titles for the Indians. In 2015, he on Mr India title. His shoulder is injured in an accident. He is not taking part in any competition, but he is one of the best Indian bodybuilder.
1. Prashant Sulunkhe
In 2015, he won the Mr India title by defeating against Suhas Khamkar. In 2016, he also won the Mumbai Shree and Jerrai Shree competition. He is one of the undoubted Indian Bodybuilding champion.
All these are the best and leading bodybuilders of India. It is very difficult to get a body like these bodybuilders. It requires a lot of hard and talent to get such a body. In India, like other competitions and games it is also a very difficult game. So, this game should be given equal priority as is given to other games. If proper training and facilities are available in this game, then many youth can also start their career in bodybuilding.