In pics - Greatest wins for Indian-origin wrestlers in WWE

Written By: Sayan Ghosh | Updated: Jul 31, 2022, 08:55 PM IST

From The Great Khali to Jinder Mahal, Indian origin wrestlers have tasted considerable amount of success in WWE. A look at the biggest victories for the wrestlers including multiple title wins -  

The Great Khali beats The Undertaker to win WWE Heavyweight title | Photo: WWE |

The Great Khali became the first ever Indian-born WWE Heavyweight Champion after winning the 20-man battle royal in 2007. The title was vacated after Edge's injury and Khali eliminated both Kane and Batista to win the match.


Jinder Mahal becomes WWE champion | Photo: WWE |

Jinder Mahal became the first Indian-origin WWE Champion after beating Randy Orton at WWE Backlash in 2017. The win was followed with a Punjabi style celebration.


Azam (as part of Authors of Pain) became RAW Tag Team champions | Photo: WWE |

Akam (real name - Sunny Dhinsa), along with Rezar, were known as the "Authors of Pain" and they defeated Seth Rollins in a handicap match to win the Raw Tag Team Championship.


Veer Mahaan defeated ex-world champion Rey Mysterio | Photo: WWE |

Veer Mahaan (formerly known as Rinku Singh) has been a force to be reckoned with since making his debut in WWE Raw and his biggest victory came against former WWE champion Rey Mysterio in under four minutes.


Sanga defeats former NXT Tag Team Champion Wes Lee | Photo: WWE |

Sanga (previously known as Saurav Gurjar) did not have a good run in WWE NXT but his victory against former tag team champion Wes Lee was his biggest win in the tournament.