Former Mr Universe Manohar Aich no more

Jun 06, 2016, 08:31 IST | PTI

Former Mr Universe and celebrated bodybuilder Manohar Aich died at his home here following old age complications, family sources said. He was 104. A widower, Aich is survived by two sons and two daughters

Kolkata: Former Mr Universe and celebrated bodybuilder Manohar Aich died at his home here following old age complications, family sources said. He was 104. A widower, Aich is survived by two sons and two daughters.

Former Mr Universe Manohar Aich. Pic/PTI
Former Mr Universe Manohar Aich. Pic/PTI

Aich breathed his last at his Baguiati home in northeastern Kolkata at 2.30 pm yesterday.

He won the Mr Universe title in 1952, and was given the name 'Pocket Hercules' due to his four feet, 11 inch frame.

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