Manohar Aich: 5 quick facts about the renowned bodybuilder
Manohar Aich was the first Indian to become Mr Universe in 1952, five years after the country's independence.
He was called 'Pocket Hercules' because of his short height (4ft 10 in)
Before become a body builder, he worked as a stunt man with a renowned magician
Murali Kumar of Indian Navy taking blessing of Manohar Aich after winning the title Talwalkar Classique 2013 National body building at YB Chavan ,Matunga on 28/11/2013. Pic: Bipin Kokate
He performed his last bodybuilding show in 2003 at the age of 89
He contested elections for the BJP in the early nineties but lost