Best Indian Bodybuilders

"Suhas Khamkar"

Suhas Khamkar (born August 9, 1980) is a professional bodybuilder from india. A native of Kolhapur region, Suhas comes from a family of fitness experts and bodybuilders. Suhas's inspiration for body building can be traced back to his home town Kolhapur where he grew up watching many wrestlers and body builders. Lack of knowledge and experience regarding the professional sport of bodybuilding presented Suhas with a unique challenge. However in the year 1997 at the tender age of 16, Suhas drew inspiration from Arnold schwarzennegar and embarked on a journey of becoming a world champion in the sport of bodybuilding.
Suhas started his training under Bibhishan Patil,a famous wrestler and also a Kolhapur native. Bibhishal Patil taught Suhas various attributes & techniques of bodybuilding and rendered detailed information about the sport. After his family moved to Mumbai, Suhas continued working on his fitness and career goal and took inspiration from a lot of local bodybuilders along the way.
An employee of Central Railway of India, Suhas Khamkar is the first to win a national level gold medal in the Railways national competitions.
Suhas is also an enterprenuer and runs Khamkar's Total Fitness


"Prem Chand Dogra"

Premchand Degra was an IFBB professional bodybuilder from India. Also mentioned as Premchand Degra/Dhingra. He won the Mr. Universe title in the short-height 80 kg category in 1988. He was also awarded the "Achievement Medal" by the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) in 2003, for winning its World Middleweight Champion title in 1988.Born on December 1, 1955 (age 55) at Babri Nangal village in Gurdaspur district of Punjab, Premchand Degra has striven hard to mould his body into a muscular delight. He began his sports career as a wrestler after completing his matriculation from Government High School of the neighbouring Tibber village in 1973. It was only in 1980 that he developed an interest in body building and rose to be crowned Mr. Punjab, Mr. North India, Mr. India (9 times in a row), Mr, Asia (8 times) and finally Mr. World (Middle-weight class and Mr. Universe.

The world title earned him the Padma Shri in 1990. Earlier he had received the Arjuna Award in 1986. He is also the recipient of the Punjab Government's Maharaja Ranjit Singh Award (1994), Tata best Sportsman Award (1986) Charminar Challenge Trophy. Prem made his national debut by claiming a Bronze Medal in Middle-Weight Class at Darjeeling in 1980. He followed it up by winning three Gold Medals next year that made him Mr. Punjab, Junior Mr. India and Senior Mr. India 1981. He retained the title of Mr. India in middleweight category 1984. Thereafter he moved over to Light Heavy Weight Class and for next five years (1985–1989) won the title of Mr India in this class too.
He began his international career by bagging the title of Mr. Asia in Middle-weight Class at Karachi in 1983, a feat he was to repeat at Seoul in 1984. Subsequently he switched over to Light Heavy-weight Class in Mr. Asia contest too, winning the title at Colombo in 1985, Taipei in 1986 and Malaysia in 1987.
Dogra stuck to Middle-weight Class in all the five appearances he made at the World Championships. He first competed for the world title in 1984 at Las Vegas where he finished 14th, He moved up to 4th position in 1985 in Sweden and was named the Most Improved Bodybuilder of the year. He won Silver Medal at Tokyo in 1986 and was again placed at 4th place at Madrid (Spain) in 1987. The climax came in 1988 when at Queensland in Australia he won the Gold in Middle-Weight class and was crowned Mr. World. Prem Dogra turned professional in 1989 and the same year participated in Mr. Olympia contest. He then went on to win the 1st Pro-Am Classic of Mr. Asia in 1990 and the 2nd Pro-Am Classic of Mr. Asia in 1991. Five years later, he returned to win the Gold in Light Heavy-weight category of Mr. Asia championship held at Delhi in 1996.
Source : "India's Highest Sports Awards and Those Who Won Them" by S.S.Gandhi, The Defence Review




"Sangaram Chogulae"

Sangaram chogulae is a professional indian bodybuilder.He has competed in several tournaments in india and the world.He holds
 MR INDIA 2010

MR MAHARASHTRA 2009

MR PUNE 2008


"Varinder Singh Ghuman"

Like many TARA'S International stars Mr. Asia  silver medallist Varinder GhumanNational Silver medal
winner in Mr. India is another New TaraĆ¢€™s Star. He is the Heaviest Bodybuilder
of the country with 120kg Body weight and deep chiseled muscularity.
Son of Sh. Bhupinder Singh basically hails from Talwandi Chnghla in
Batala Tehsil district Gurdaspur. The Area is well known as producer of
International Bodybuilders like Prem Chand Degra, Yogesh Sanan,
This huge Bodybuilder is purely Vegetarian. He does not take even eggs.
He is 23 years old lives in Jalandhar and runs his own Health club. The
Bodybuilding is his Hobby and passion. He also won silver medal at the
Junior Nationals in 2006 and also represented at the Asian Jr. Bodybuilding Championships at Taiwan in 2006. His latest achievement is Silver Medal at the  43rd. Mr. Asian Bodybuilding Championships Aurangabad.
He has also been selected in Pro wrestling in UK.
He follow the basic training of Power & Bulk schedule and Mass building under the strict guidance of Dr. Randhir Kumar. 
His is on nature best food known to be the MAGIC MILK naturally occurring
in nature in the form of Bovine Colostrums, which is full of growth hormones co enzymes, amino acids, antioxidants, vitamins etc. [We will be giving complete story of this new legend in the coming Tara's  magazines.



Hira Lal from Punjab. A bantam weight bodybuilder who in our opinion displays a very rare type of physique at only 65kg onstage.

Major contests:
2008 World Men’s Championships – 9th place (65 kg class)
- 2008 Indian Nationals – 2nd place (65 kg class)
- 2008 Punjab Championships – 1st place (70 kg class)
- 2006 Punjab Championships – 1st place (65 kg class)

Hira was honoured in an IFBB Newsletter (see link below) which described him as a "world class bodybuilder from India"