Indian bodybuilder who won the Mr. India competition an amazing nine times. He is also the winner of such titles as Mr. Asia, Mr. Maharashtra and Mr. Olympia Amateur.
He was born in Kolhapur, Maharashtra and began bodybuilding in 1997 at age sixteen.
In 2010, he became the first Indian bodybuilder to be named Mr. Asia.
He comes from a family of bodybuilders.
He was inspired to start bodybuilding after first seeing Arnold Schwarzenegger.