Sports, Technology, Business or Entertainment, we Indians prefer to stand first in almost every field. The identical goes for holding Guinness World records. Here we have a list of 15 unique Guinness World Records From India and we are sure that many of these will leave you surprised.
15 Uncommon Guinness World Records You Won’t Believe Belong To Indians
As said before, Indians are second to none and below mentioned records are enough to prove the statement.
(1) Largest Roti Record
You may consider it as weird but its a record. One can hardly imagine a record including chapati and that’s why we are holding it at the top of our list of unique Guinness World Records from India. The largest chapati was 145 kg (319 lb 10 oz) and was made by Dagdu Seth Ganpati Sarvajanik Mahotsav (India), in Jamnagar, India on 22 September 2012. The chapati was made on a metal plate measuring 3 m by 3 m (10 ft by 10 ft).
(2) Most Expensive Wedding
The marriage of Vanisha Mittal, daughter of billionaire Lakshmi Mittal, to investment banker Amit Bhatia was the most expensive wedding in the world. The event included a re-enactment of the happy couple’s dating and an engagement function at the Palace of Versailles – the only individual function ever to have been held in the palace. Guests at the wedding reception were entertained by a number of famous performers, including Shah Rukh Khan and Kylie Minogue. The total money spent on the wedding was a whopping USD 60 million.
(3) India Has Largest Annual Film Output
Bollywood has always been at the top in many things and While it is about setting world records, how can we expect them to be lagged behind? According to Guinness Book Of World Records, India is the world’s most rich film-making nation, with approximately 800 to 1,000 feature films being produced each year by the ‘Bollywood’ film industry based in Mumbai.
The Importance of this figure can be considered the fact that it is roughly double the number of films produced by Hollywood each year.
(4) Financial World Record Of Confirmed Bank Accounts
The financial inclusion scheme was first announced by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech and was implemented soon after that. A total of 18,096,130 confirmed new bank accounts were opened across the country between 23 to 29 August 2014 through the Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana campaign. The record is included in the list of unique Guinness World Records from India that is directly associated with the ruling government.
(5) Largest Poster Ever
So, do you know that why Kattappa killed Baahubali? If yes then please reply in comments 😛
Other than the question, Baahubali got the footage for being the most expensive production in the history of Indian cinema but do you know that it holds a Unique Guinness World Record well? Yes, Global United Media Company Pvt Ltd (India) had made the Largest poster ever as part of the promotion of Baahubali. The poster was laid out on the ground of the Sacred Hearts Ground, in Kerala and covered an immense space of 4,793.65 m² (51,598.21 ft²) – a space equivalent to 18 tennis courts.
(6) World’s Shortest Woman
Another one in the list of Unique Guinness World Records From India is the world’s shortest woman. 23-year-old Jyoti Amge is the world’s smallest woman, measuring 62.8 centimetres (2 feet). She has earlier held the Guinness World Record for being the tiniest teenager alive.