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 wins 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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