●UPDATE: THE RECORD FOR WRITING, DIRECTING, ACTING AND PRODUCING A TAMIL FEATURE FILM, ‘OTHTHA SERUPPU- SIZE 7’ WAS SET BY A SINGLE PERSON, RADHAKRISHNAN PARTHIBAN OF CHENNAI. THE OFFICIAL PREVIEW SCREENING FOR THE FILM WILL BE HELD AT BOFAT ACADEMY, KODAMBAKKAM, CHENNAI, ON AUGUST 18, 2019.●

Strange But True

  • UNDERWATER OFFICIAL PRESIDENTIAL CABINET MEETING

    UNDERWATER OFFICIAL PRESIDENTIAL CABINET MEETING

    The Maldives (officially Republic of Maldives), is the first country in the world to have hold an official presidential cabinet meeting underwater. During the meeting, which the President and Vice President attended, a declaration on global climate change was signed.  

  • OLDEST LAKE

    OLDEST LAKE

    Lake Baikal (meaning nature lake in Russian), Siberia, Russia, is the world’s oldest lake at 25 million years (possibly older). Rich in biodiversity including the world’s only freshwater seal, this lake was formed as a result of a tectonic rift in the Earth’s crust.  

  • FIRST LESBIAN COUPLE MARRIED IN ASIA

    FIRST LESBIAN COUPLE MARRIED IN ASIA

    Diya Mahaju and Anil Mahaju (both from Nepal), became the first lawfully wedded lesbian couple in Asia, on August 26, 2006. The ceremony was held at the Blue Diamond Society office in Lajimpat, Nepal.

  • LONGEST HUMAN TOOTH EXTRACTED

    LONGEST HUMAN TOOTH EXTRACTED

    Dr Ng Lay Choo extracted a tooth from Loo Hui Jing (Singapore), measuring 3.2 cm (1.26 in), in Singapore, on April 6, 2009, at the Eli Dental Surgery  

  • MOST DIFFERENT DISHES ON DISPLAY

    MOST DIFFERENT DISHES ON DISPLAY

    Kraft Foods Philippines has made a world record for most different dishes on display, by displaying 5,845 different dishes at Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines, on December 14, 2009.

  • OLDEST KNOWN SHIPWRECK

    OLDEST KNOWN SHIPWRECK

    The oldest known shipwreck on Earth is 3,400 years old trading cargo, found and excavated in Uluburun near Kas, in the Mediterranean region of Turkey. It belonged to the Late Bronze Age (a period roughly between 1600-1050 B.C.) — an era symbolised by the rule of Egypt’s Tutankhamen and the fall of Troy.

  • FIRST IN-HOUSE STUDENT’S PLANETORIUM

    FIRST IN-HOUSE STUDENT’S PLANETORIUM

    The students of Astronomy Club, IIT Kanpur, India, created an in-house student’s planetarium measuring 24 feet in width, having a capacity of 50 people and consists of a dome with 61 connection cubes and 160 connection rods which were PVC pipes and local cloth used for mirror projection system which was modeled inside the Astronomy […]

  • DIFFERENT COLORED EYES

    DIFFERENT COLORED EYES

    Brothers Amit Agrawal (born on June 12, 1983) and Pavan Agarwal (born on February 13, 1988) of Ahmedabad, India, have different colored eyes by birth. Pavan has a blue right-eye and brown left-eye exactly opposite to Amit who has brown left-eye and blue right-eye.

  • MOST BLOOD IDENTIFICATION TESTS IN 24 HOURS

    MOST BLOOD IDENTIFICATION TESTS IN 24 HOURS

    Grace Galindez-Gupana, president of HalleluYAH Prophetic Global Foundation (Philippines), with the sponsorship of ABS Gen Herbs International Corporation, took 260 blood identification tests in 24 hours at the HalleluYAH Prayer Mountain for All Nations, in San Mateo, Rizal, the Philippines, on March 15, 2008.

  • MOST CRYSTALS ON A WEDDING DRESS

    MOST CRYSTALS ON A WEDDING DRESS

    Özden Gelinlik Moda Tasarim Ltd. (Turkey) designed a wedding dress that had a total of 45,024 crystals and exhibited it on January 29, 2011, at the Forum Istanbul Shopping Mall, in Istanbul, Turkey. The dress was completed in five days and was sold for 14,650 EUR (£12,900, US$ 21,000).