Karma Ram Bhil



Karma Ram Bhil proudly displays his world-record 2.165-meter-long (7’10”) moustache. Formerly a dacoit, a notorious bandit, Mr. Bhil served time in prison for murder. Years later, he developed a reputation as a talented Rajasthani folk musician. Despite carrying a razor-sharp kulhadi for protection, in 1989 he was ambushed by bandits and slain. His head--with famous moustache intact--was taken across the desert and smuggled over the border into Pakistan, as a trophy. Karma Ram Bhil’s facial hair record is unbroken.

Jaisalmer, Western Rajasthan


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