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Tributes have been paid to a celebrated Indian body-builder, Manohar Aich, who has died in the city of Kolkata (Calcutta), aged 104. Mr Aich died of age-related "complications" on Sunday, his family said. He is survived by four children. Mr Aich was the first Indian to become Mr Universe in 1952, five years after the country's independence. The 1.49m (4ft 10in) tall bodybuilder was popularly known as "Pocket Hercules". He began his career as a stunt man performing with a famous magician and would often enthral the audience by bending steel with his teeth or resting his belly on swords. Mr Aich, who once stood for election and lost, gave his last performance at the age of 89.