Indian Wrestling Legend & Strongman Gama Pehlwan Featured In Google Doodle
The drawing celebrates the wrestler and strongman's 144th birthday.
The Sunday Google Doodle looks a bit brawnier than normal.
The drawing, created by artist Vrinda Zaveri, portrays Ghulam Mohammad Baksh Butt,
It depicts a muscular man with giant arms and lean midsection holding a steel club over his shoulders
He splits the word “Google” in half with what appears to be the sheer force of his presence.
Zaveri is a guest doodler who has also drawn in honor of Malaysia National Day
Pehlwan was born in the Amritsar District of British India on May 22, 1878.
He won the 1888 competition and went on to have a prolific wrestling career.
According to Google, 10-year-old Phelwan performed a routine that consisted of 500 push-ups and 500 lunges.
The Indian wrestler, who was billed as 5’8″ and 250 pounds, graduated to a purported daily bodyweight routine
also states that Pehlwan lifted a 1,200-kilogram (2,645-pound) stone in 1902.