Manohar Aich Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Manohar Aich

Real NameManohar Aich
NicknamePocket Hercules and Bahubali
ProfessionIndian Bodybuilder
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 150 cm
in meters- 1.50 m
in Feet Inches- 4’ 11”
Weightin Kilograms- 63 kg
in Pounds- 139 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 36 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Professional DebutIn 1942 with Royal Air Force.
Coach/MentorReub Martin
Records (main ones)• 1st Indian to win the Mr. Universe title in 1952.
• 1st Indian to win 3 gold medals in Asian Games.
Career Turning PointWhen he participated in Mr. Universe competition in 1951.
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 March 1912
Date of Death5 June 2016 (aged 104) Baguihati, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Age (as in 2016)104 Years
Birth PlaceDhamti, Comilla district, Bangladesh
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
HometownBaguihati, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
SchoolJubilee School, Dhaka
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sisters- Not Known
ControversiesNot Known
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodFish and lentils
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeJyotika Aich
ChildrenDaughter- 2
Son- 2

Manohar Aich

Some Lesser Known Facts About Manohar Aich

  • Does Manohar Aich smoke?: No
  • Does Manohar Aich drink alcohol?: No
  • Manohar Aich started his bodybuilding career when there were very few gyms and fitness centers around.
  • When he was in Royal Air Force (RAF),  he once slapped a British officer in protest, after which he was jailed in Alipore Presidency Jail till India’s freedom, where he started weight training exercises and used to do it for hours.
  • He was the runner-up in the 1951 Mr.Universe competition, but next year in 1952, he became the first Indian to win the  Mr Universe competition. Manohar Aich Mr. Universe 1952
  • He won 3 golds in the Asian Games: 1951 (New Delhi), 1954 (Manila), and 1958 (Tokyo).
  • In March 1956, he was the cover-boy of the Health and Strength magazine. Manohar Aich on coverpage of Health and Strength Magazine
  • He used to follow a simple diet that included milk, fruits, vegetables, lentils and fish.
  • He joined politics in 1997 and contested for BJP, but wasn’t able to win the seat.
  • He lost his wife when he was 95 years old, after which he found it really difficult to carry on.
  • Also, in 2015, he was given the Banga Bibhushan Award by the West Bengal Government.
  • Even when he was above 100 years of age, he used to practice 90 minutes daily. Manohar Aich young and old