Top 10 Indian Bodybuilders

10. Yatinder Singh

Yatinder Singh is an Indian professional bodybuilder, born in 1982 in UP India. In the World Bodybuilding Championship, Yatinder Singh won the silver medal at 80 kg and Mr. India’s Title at 80 kg in 2016. You may wonder what is so special about him a lot more bodybuilder achieved more than he did.
Well, his lower back vertebrae ruptured once during the training, causing nerve damage and paralyzing about 30 percent of his right hand and leg.
He never stopped there, challenged these injuries, and started working to win numerous national and international awards.

9. Rajendran Mani

Originally Tamil Nadu, Chennai The Indian bodybuilder Rajendran Mani has worked at the Indian Air Force. Rajendran Mani is a bodybuilder from India who was born in a poor family with five siblings.
In the beginning,  He did not have much help in corporate or government sponsorship. He’s married and he’s got, kids and lives happily. He spends his own income on training and bodybuilding supplements. For 15 years he has served in the Indian Air Force and after his retirement, he committed full-time towards body building. He is an 8 time Mr.India and Champion of Champions in India.

8. Arambam Boby Singh

Arambam Boby Singh is an Indian Manipuri bodybuilder who won his first Mr. World Championship title in 2010 in the 75 kg category for bodybuilding championships in Varanasi, India, and has represented India on the international platform since then on a regular basis.
Till now he won this title 7 times in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017, In total, 7 golds, 1 silver, and 1 bronze. The amazing and riveting tale of this extraordinary man is behind all these wondrous victories.
The World Bodybuilding and Physique Federation (WBPF) held a tenth Mr. World competition on December 16, 2018, in Chiang Mai, Thailand that was Bobby’s 8th world title win.
In his early days, Boby also won Jr. Mr. Manipur in 1995 and  Champion of the Champions title, and the overall title of Mr. India, in 1998. Not just bodybuilding he had been a cricketer half successful, fame and fortune would have knocked his door every day. The champion talks about his struggle, hopes, aspirations, and expectations in a freewheeling interview with Indian Sports News.

7. Amit Chhetri

Now the star of the Indian bodybuilding Amit Chhetri is an Indian Gorkha Body Builder hailing from Dehradun and currently works for Uttrakhand police.

6. Murli Kumar

Murali Kumar is an Indian Navy champion bodybuilder. In the Top 10 Indian Bodybuilder Ranking 2013, he was ranked at first. In fact, it’s a very interesting story about how Murali Kumar came into the world of bodybuilding, he didn’t always want to grow into a bodybuilder. He was injured by a fracture in his legs during his profession. Within the recovery process, Murali was told by the doctor to initiate some exercise in the gym to improve the muscles of his leg. That’s when he was introduced to the local gym and started training regularly. In the beginning, he only focused on his legs for rest and recovery therapy, but he gradually began to develop a strong bodybuilding interest. He has a good structure with broad shoulders and has good genetics that helped him to recover quickly to become a professional bodybuilder.   He’d been a very lively upbringing, playing numerous sports, including cricket and football, but his main passion was computer electronics. He has demonstrated an excellent commitment to bodybuilding and has followed his gym routines regularly. He took ten years of ongoing efforts to reach the point of defeating Sangram Chougule who won Mr. India’s title on 25 March 2013. Murali Kumar goes to bed at 10:00 pm and wakes at 5:00 a.m. He’s also especially interested in his gyms and takes time from his daytime job. He says it is very important to keep to your schedule because body building requires a consistent and committed approach.

5. Premchand Degra

Better known as Indian Arnold Schwarzenegger, Degra sir is an influential figure in Indian bodybuilding to be recognized as a sport.
During his career in Sport, his hard work earned him success and respect. Despite all the personal weaknesses, Degra was the bodybuilding poster boy of Indian bodybuilding and he still fulfilled the dream.
The legend of Indian bodybuilding changed India’s face, taking Mr. Universe’s title in 1989 to make him the third Indian to win the title. His life was not easy because his way to glory was to struggle. Born in Babri Nangal, a small village in Punjab’s Gurdaspur, he faced struggles at a very young age. When he lost his father, his mother only took charge of 5 children at the time Premchand was just 5 years old. He has muscled the international bodybuilding arena despite all this trouble.

4. Varinder Singh Ghuman

Varinder Singh Ghuman is the first Indian IFBB professional bodybuilder and wrestler from Punjab. Ghuman was awarded second place in Mr. Asia and won Mr. India in 2009. Arnold Schwarzenegger roped  Ghuman for a role as brand ambassador to promote his health products in Asia.

3. Sunit Jadhav

Sunit Jadhav is an emerging Indian bodybuilder and current Mr. India from Mumbai, Maharashtra. Born in Nanded, his aesthetic physique has a lot of potential to represent India in International competitions.

2. Sangram Chougule

Originally from Kolhapur, Sangram Chougule is a Professional Indian bodybuilder now living in Pune (more specifically in Pimpri Chinchwad).
In 2012 and 2014, he won Mr. Universe in the 85 kg category at the WBPF World Championships. He won the national level Mr. India title 6 times and Mr. Maharashtra numerous times.

1. Suhas Khamkar

Khamkar comes from a family of fitness experts and wrestlers and is a native of the region of Kolhapur.
Since his childhood, he was inspired by bodybuilding and wrestlers. He was the student of Pravin sakpal Sir, the legendary coach. Khamkar began seriously training at age 16 and attempted to become a bodybuilder world champion (an inspiration from Arnold Schwarzenegger).
He eventually achieved the legendary status of winning the highest Mr. India titles as well as the highest international titles (highest than any other Indian bodybuilder).
He got a break into international fame after winning the Mr. Amateur Olympia competition in October 2018, Khamkar was the first Indian bodybuilder to win his pro card.
Khamkar was 1st in the category of 80 kg at the 2012 Mr. India event.
A former Central Indian Railway staff member by profession, Khamkar was the first Indian bodybuilder to win the Mr. Asia competition in 2010.
In 2012, he placed 2nd place in Kuwait’s Mr. Olympia amateur competition and placed second in the 2017 Amateur Asia Mr. Olympia contest.

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