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List of records of India

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List of records of India

This article lists the World Records and National Records achieved by individual, groups, business or institutions from India.


  • Geography 1
  • Transportation 2
    • Aviation 2.1
    • Rail 2.2
    • Road 2.3
    • Water 2.4
  • Business 3
  • Entertainment 4
    • Movies 4.1
    • Music 4.2
  • Buildings 5
  • Financial 6
  • Medicine 7
  • Sports 8
  • Political 9
  • Others 10
  • References 11






  • Tata Nano driven on longest journey: 8046 km[1]
  • The most expensive Indian luxury car:[2] Morris Street
  • World's largest two wheel manufacturer: Hero Motocorp
  • World's best selling small car: Maruti Alto
  • World's first masterpiece luxury car manufacturing Corp: Hradyesh
  • World's cheapest small car: Tata Nano



  • First postal ATM: Chennai 2014
  • Largest micro financier: Bandhan Bank
  • Largest manufacturer of Hosiery: Rupa and company



  • India is the world's largest film production country with nearly 1200 film releases annually.
  • Highest box office collection: Dhoom 3 2014
  • Highest paid Bollywood movie actor: Shah Rukh Khan 2014
  • Highest paid Bollywood movie actress: Katrina Kaif 2014
  • Most film appearances in the shortest time: Brahmanandam (846)
  • Most film appearances in career: Manorama (1500)
  • Most film appearances in a language: Brahmanadam (754) in Telugu
  • Most film produced in a same year: In 2005, Telugu film industry produced a record 268 films.


  • National anthem recital at highest point: Vikram Kumar at Mount Chamser Kangri, Ladakh 6,622 m above sea level.
  • World's most recorded artist in history: Asha Bhosle has sung 12,000 songs
  • World's most prolific music director: Ilaiyaraaja composed nearly 9,000 songs in 1,119 films
  • Most songs recorded in a single day: Kumar Sanu (28 songs)



  • World record for highest number (180,96130) of new bank accounts opened in August 2014.[4]
  • World's largest number of post office.



  • World's highest cricket ground: Chail Himachal Pradesh 2444 above sea level.
  • Highest cricket centuries in international cricket: Sachin Tendulkar
  • Most fours in ODI: Sachin Tendulkar
  • Most fours in Test: Sachin Tendulkar
  • Most centuries in ODI-49: Sachin Tendulkar
  • Most centuries in Test-51: Sachin Tendulkar
  • Most sixes in an inning: Rohit Sharma 2013 Bangalore
  • Highest score in odi: 264 by Rohit Sharma
  • Most double centuries in an ODI: Rohit Sharma
  • Farthest distance limbo skating under car: Shreeya Rakesh Deshpande 48.21 m
  • 100-year-old marathon runner: Fauja Singh[11]
  • World record by swimming in the Antarctic Ocean: Bhakti Sharma 1.4 miles in 52 minutes.[12]
  • World's youngest chess champion: Tania Shachdev (girls U-8) 1993, 1994


  • World's largest democratic country
  • Most political parties contest: 464 in 2014 general elections
  • World's largest democratic elections: 16th Lok Sabha 2014 had 84.41 crore voters


  • World's biggest biometric database (over 700 million)
  • World's largest ruby owner: Rajiv Golcha 21,955 gms
  • World's largest bread /roti: 63.99 kg Jalaram Temple
  • World;s most expensive wedding: Vanisha Mittal, daughter of Lakshmi Mittal 2004
  • World's longest moustache: Ram Singh Chauhan 4.29 m
  • Richest Indian: Mukesh Ambani
  • Most invited wedding ceremony: Jayalalita Jayaram invited nearly 2 lakh people in her son's wedding ceremony.


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  2. ^ "HRADYESH - Most Expensive Super Ultra Luxury Car in World Records India". World Records India. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "World's Most Visited Holy Place in the World in World Records India". World Records India. Retrieved 28 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "India makes financial world record as millions open new bank accounts". Guinness World Records. Retrieved 6 March 2015. 
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  11. ^ "From the longest moustache to the most expensive wedding: 15 Guinness World Records you probably didn't know were held by Indians". IBN Live. Retrieved 6 March 2015. 
  12. ^ "Indian swimmer Bhakti Sharma sets world record in Antarctic Ocean". Dna India. Retrieved 6 March 2015. 
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