123… The Happiest Man
CULTURAMA|September 2020
Varsha Ramachandran shares about Virtual Bharat’s latest video that is taking YouTube by storm with the story of Swami Sivananda, a 123- year-old man
Varsha Ramachandran

Virtual Bharat’s recent in a 1,000-film journey of the untold stories of India takes us to Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The film tells the story of Swami Sivananda, an old man, who when asked his age, grins at the camera and states with pride…’I am? 123!’ Born on August 8, 1896, Swami Sivananda is today 123 years old, possibly making him the oldest living man on the planet! The Guinness Book of World Records has yet to certify him the longest living man.

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