Gama Pehalwan: Google Doodle Celebrates Legacy of The Great Gama

Google Doodle is celebrating today the birth anniversary of one of the most renowned wrestlers of pre-independent India, Gama Pehalwan.

He is an undefeated wrestling world champion who was also known as Rustam-e-Hind besides his ring name The Great Gama.

Bruce Lee is a known admirer and incorporates aspects of Gama's conditioning into his own training routine, Google said.

He was Born as Ghulam Mohammad Baksh Butt in 1878 in Amritsar and hailed from a family of wrestlers.

Gama Pehalwan was awarded the World Heavyweight title in 1910.

One of the most significant feats achieved by Gama was in 1902 when he lifted a 1,200-kg stone.

Source: NDTV