Physical Culture - India

A look at Physical Culture in India. Bodybuilding and Amazing Muscle Control!
1  Monohar Aich, Mr. Universe 1952 2  Monohar Aich performed deomonstrations of muscle control and yoga. 3  Monohar Aich at 100 yrs old in 2012.   Credit -  guardian.co.uk.  Photo by Bikas Das/AP 4  Art Pose - from the book "Streamlines" by Ramesh S. Balsekar
5  Art Pose - from the book "Streamlines" by Ramesh S. Balsekar 6  Art Pose - from the book "Streamlines" by Ramesh S. Balsekar 7  Art Pose - from the book "Streamlines" by Ramesh S. Balsekar 8  Art Pose - from the book "Streamlines" by Ramesh S. Balsekar
9  Authors, B.C. Ghosh and K.C. Sen Gupta. They were credited with the early training of  Monotosh Roy and Monohar Aich, both World Class bodybuilders in the 50s.  T 10  K.C. Sen Gupta - "What Barbell Exercises and Muscle Control Can Do." 11  R.N. Guha Thakurta, Director of Physical Exercises, The All Bengal Physical Culture Association, Instructor of Physical exercises, The University Law College and City College, Calcutta. 12  Capt. J.N. Banerjee, Bar-at-Law, Photo taken at age of 70.  Credit - book entitled, "Muscle Control & Barbell Exercise" by B.C.Ghosh and K.C.  Gupta.
13  Credit - book entitled, "Muscle Control & Barbell Exercise" by B.C.Ghosh and K.C. Gupta. 14  Credit - book entitled, "Muscle Control & Barbell Exercise" by B.C.Ghosh and K.C.  Gupta. 15  Tricep and Adominal pose by Athlete, Chandoo.  Credit - book entitled, "Muscle Control & Barbell Exercise" by B.C.Ghosh and K.C.  Gupta. 16  Credit - book entitled, "Muscle Control & Barbell Exercise" by B.C.Ghosh and K.C.  Gupta.
17  Credit - book entitled, "Muscle Control & Barbell Exercise" by B.C.Ghosh and K.C.  Gupta. 18  Credit - book entitled, "Muscle Control & Barbell Exercise" by B.C.Ghosh and K.C.  Gupta. 19  Credit - book entitled, "Muscle Control & Barbell Exercise" by B.C.Ghosh and K.C.  Gupta. 20  Credit - book entitled, "Muscle Control & Barbell Exercise" by B.C.Ghosh and K.C.  Gupta.
21  Credit - book entitled, "Muscle Control & Barbell Exercise" by B.C.Ghosh and K.C.  Gupta. 22  Credit - book entitled, "Muscle Control & Barbell Exercise" by B.C.Ghosh and K.C.  Gupta. 23  Credit - book entitled, "Muscle Control & Barbell Exercise" by B.C.Ghosh and K.C.  Gupta. 24  Credit - book entitled, "Muscle Control & Barbell Exercise" by B.C.Ghosh and K.C.  Gupta.
25  Credit - book entitled, "Muscle Control & Barbell Exercise" by B.C.Ghosh and K.C.  Gupta. 26  Credit - book entitled, "Muscle Control & Barbell Exercise" by B.C.Ghosh and K.C.  Gupta. 27  Prof. J. Chandrashekhar- A Great Muscle Controller. Credit - Bodybuilding Magazine 1954 28  Dr. Walter Chit Tun from his book "Barbell Exercises"
29  Dr. Walter Chit Tun from his book "Barbell Exercises" 30  Dr. Walter Chit Tun from his book "Barbell Exercises" 31  Prof. K.V. Iyer, D.PH.E.  founded the Hercules Gymnasium in Bangalore.   He also started India's first Postal Course in Bodybuilding. 32  Dr.K.V.  Iyer was  a physician to The Maharaja of Mysore.
33  Mohamadally M. Abdullabhai From the book, "Muscle Cult" by K.V. Iyer 34  Ooi Tiang Guan, Penang, F.M.S. From the book, "Muscle Cult" by K.V. Iyer 35  A.T. Kannabiran. "Muscle Cult" by K.V. Iyer 36  B.K. Sampth.  From the book, "Muscle Cult" by Prof. K.V. Iyer.
37  "Penseur" Credit -"Perfect Physique" by K.V. Iyer. 38  Representation of Ancient Grecian.  Credit -"Perfect Physique" by K.V. Iyer. 39  Original pose by Author K.V. Iyer from the book "Perfect Physique" 40  Montosh Roy was born 1917 in Gajaria in Dacca,  District of India. In 1951 he won the Mr. Universe (Class 3-short men division) competition. His height was 5' 5".
41  Montosh Roy  later taught at Calcutta University, Law College and played an important role in the development of the IFBB in India and was credited as being the Founder Member. 42  Montosh Roy - Back  Pose