From left to proper: Gama Singh, The Great Khali and Dara Singh
TIGER JEET SINGH
For over two decades, Tiger carried out in Japan’s wrestling circuit, the place he was once well-known for speeding the ring with a sword in his mouth.
TIGER ALI SINGH
Tiger Jeet’s son, Tiger Ali carried out for New Japan Pro-Wrestling Dojo ahead of his leap forward to the WWF in the past due Nineteen Nineties.
MAHABALI SHERA & ‘RING KA KING’
In 2011, Impact Wrestling (up to now referred to as TNA) held a unique pro wrestling festival in India, ‘Ring Ka King’, the place Mahabali Shera (Amanpreet Singh Randhawa) was once topped World Heavyweight Champion.
The Godfather of Indian pahalwans, Dara Singh Randhawa was once recognized for his dominance of Asian pro wrestling circuits, together with iconic performances in the Nineteen Fifties in opposition to the likes of Lou Thesz, King Kong Czaya, George Gordienko and extra.
THE GREAT KHALI
Former frame-construction ‘Mr India’ winner Dalip Singh Rana carried out in quite a lot of wrestling circuits ahead of turning into a WWE superstar. He’s the first Indian to win the WWE’s World Heavyweight Championship belt.
The first-ever Indian lady in the WWE, the former weightlifter and gear-lifter from Haryana become a pro-wrestler in 2016.
THE GREAT GAMA
A.okay.a. Ghulam Mohammad Baksh Butt and Rustam-e-Hind, Gama was once one in every of the first Indians to make it on the global show wrestling circuit (in 1910).
SATNAM SINGH BHAMARA
Bhamara made basketball historical past in 2015 as the first Indian to be drafted into the NBA. In 2021, he traded slam dunks for frame slams when he signed with All Elite Wrestling (AEW).
Actor Saurav Gurjar—well-known for enjoying Bheem in 2013’s Mahabharat collection—made his get started at ‘Ring Ka King’ and later joined the WWE.
Entering the ring in a turban and sherwani, the Indo-Canadian (nephew of Gama Singh) leant closely into his Punjabi heritage. He received the WWE Championship belt in 2017.