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Google 11/19/2018 8:11:34 AM

Dara Singh 90th Birth Anniversary: Facts About India's Most-Loved Wrestler - Jhakaas Movies (blog)


Jhakaas Movies (blog)

Dara Singh 90th Birth Anniversary: Facts About India's Most-Loved Wrestler
Jhakaas Movies (blog)
His style of wrestling is called Pehlwani, an Indian wrestling technique that has been in practice for over 1,000 years. #2. Singh had toured many Asian countries to compete in fights. In 1947, he went to Singapore, where he was crowned the Champion of ...

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Google 11/19/2018 5:22:01 AM

Pehlwani - Smithsonian


Pehlwani
Smithsonian
Indian mud wresting or Kushti (also known as Pehlwani) in Akharas (place of the wrestling and wrestlers) is not just an ancient sport but a way of life, taught through generations of Guru (Teacher) and Shishyas (pupils). The brotherhood of the men ...

Google 10/3/2018 3:22:30 PM

The Real Reason Why Dara Singh Recently Got Inducted Into The WWE Hall of Fame - MensXP.com


MensXP.com

The Real Reason Why Dara Singh Recently Got Inducted Into The WWE Hall of Fame
MensXP.com
“The muscleman of Bollywood, Dara Singh, won more than just the hearts of the Indian people, he was undefeated in over 500 matches as a strong and cunning Pehlwani master. Singh shined in the ring, on the silver screen and inside the political arena ...

Google 5/7/2018 5:43:14 PM

Inside the Muddy Wrestling Rings of Varanasi - Atlas Obscura


Atlas Obscura

Inside the Muddy Wrestling Rings of Varanasi
Atlas Obscura
At akhadas across India, particularly in the north and west, men of all ages practice a traditional form of wrestling known as kushti or pehlwani. The modern form of this practice draws from later day Mughal and Persian wrestling cultures, when these ...

Google 6/27/2017 5:45:08 PM

From the akhara to a nightclub, all in a day's work for these pahelwans - Times of India


Times of India

From the akhara to a nightclub, all in a day's work for these pahelwans
Times of India
Though the responsibilities of the family business forced him to quit school at 16, he never gave up pehlwani. Subodh is the sole bread-earner of his eight-member family. The fruit business is good enough for that, but his wrestling needed something extra.

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Google 6/12/2017 8:24:51 AM

A glimpse into Indian Pehlwani wrestling - Xinhua


Xinhua

A glimpse into Indian Pehlwani wrestling
Xinhua
Coach Maha Singh Rao (L), who is in charge of Guru Hanuman Akhara training center, poses with his student Rajiv Tomar in New Delhi, India, May 2, 2017. Rajiv Tomar participated in the freestyle wrestling of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Pehlwani ...

Google 5/10/2017 12:35:24 PM

Lok Mela promotes pehlwani with live wrestling matches - DAWN.com


DAWN.com

Lok Mela promotes pehlwani with live wrestling matches
DAWN.com
ISLAMABAD: The Lok Mela on Monday held five wrestling competitions, also known as dangals, featuring pehlwans from Punjab in a bid to revive the dying sport and provide residents of the twin cities the rare opportunity to watch live wrestling. The 10 ...

Google 4/11/2017 2:08:20 AM

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