Hometown: Dadri, Bhiwani, Haryana
Wife: Shobha Kaur
|Profession(s)||Former Indian Wrestler, Politician|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 90 kg
in Pounds- 199 lbs
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 44 Inches
- Waist: 38 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
|Date of Birth||Not Known|
|Birthplace||Balali village, Dadri, Bhiwani, Haryana|
|Hometown||Balali village, Dadri, Bhiwani, Haryana|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Name Not Known
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- Late Rajpal Singh Phogat
Sister- Not Known
|Favourite Food||Milk and butter|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Children||Daughter(s)- Geeta Phogat, Babita Kumari, Ritu and Sangita
Some Lesser Known Facts About Mahavir Singh Phogat
- Does Mahavir Singh Phogat smoke?: No
- Does Mahavir Singh Phogat drink alcohol?: No
- Phogat is the former Amateur wrestler and senior Olympics coach of India’s national wrestling team.
- He left his job just to concentrate in training his daughters for the Commonwealth Games, and his hard work paid off when his daughter Geeta won a gold medal and Babita won a silver in the 2010 Commonwealth Games at Delhi.
- In 2012, they also won a bronze each in the World Championships. And the same year, Geeta became the 1st Indian female wrestler to participate in the Olympics.
- He was a taskmaster as if his daughters were not on the ground at 4 AM sharp, he gave them severe punishments.
- He took them to muddy arena, local wrestling matches and even built a gymnasium with high-tech gym equipment for their training.
- Due to his contribution to Indian wrestling, he was honoured with The Dronacharya Award by Wrestling Federation of India.
- His wife, Shobha Kaur has been the Sarpanch of their village thrice.
- Based on his life, a biopic film Dangal was made by Aamir Khan in 2016 to showcase his path to success.
- On 12 August 2019, Mahavir and his daughter Babita joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).