Indian bodybuilding legend and former Mr Universe Manohar Aich dies at 104

Former Mr Universe and celebrated Indian bodybuilder Manohar Aich died at his home in Kolkata following old age complications, family sources said. He was 104.

Indian bodybuilding legend and former Mr Universe Manohar Aich dies at 104
Indian bodybuilder Manohar Aich (C) shows his muscles on the eve of his 100th birthday, in a gymnasium in Kolkata on March 16, 2012. Pic/AFP

A widower, Aich is survived by two sons and two daughters.

Fully fit till sometime back, Aich breathed his last at his Baguiati home in northeastern Kolkata at 2.30 p.m. on Sunday.

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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