Dinaz Vervatwala Enters Guinness Book of Records

dinaz_vervatwala “I finally made it and can’t believe it’s over,” beamed a visibly exhausted fitness trainer, Dinaz Vervatwala, after claiming the Guinness Book of World Record for completing 26-hour-long aerobics marathon that ended on Sunday evening at around 8.30 p.m.

Polo Grounds at Secunderabad reverberated with energizing music as the noted fitness trainer took the stage along with over 700 volunteers who joined her to take part in her quest to set the world record.

The Polo Grounds resonated with the applause and encouragement of army officers, participants and audience, who turned up in large numbers.


Several of them waved the tricolour proudly. Dinaz was the cynosure of all eyes as her nimble footedness, in sync with the music, drew applause.

The event was special for scores of army officers, as it coincided with the closing ceremony of the Ninth Reunion of the Corps of EME.

“I’m happy that I’m the first person to set a new record and the first woman to have got this achievement. The feat couldn’t be achieved without support from my friends and family,” she said.

“I’m extremely happy that the city will now be noted in the entire world. The aim of the event was to spread the message of fitness and healthy living,” she beamed.

Prominent dignitaries who were present at the felicitation ceremony included AVSM-Director General Corps of EME, Lieutenant General A.K.S. Chandele, former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, Praja Rajyam president K. Chiranjeevi, Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, Department of Tourism, cricketer V.V.S. Laxman.

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  • Cyrus

    Dinaz … you have made us all proud with your achievement..

  • Arnavaz


  • Homiyar Bilimoria

    Bravo Dinaz. Congratulations! With your achievement, not only your city will be noted in the world, but Zoroastrian community all over the world will be proud of you!!

  • Khushroo

    Well Done! Zoroastrians are proud of you!

  • Mahiyar Ferozsha Gundevia

    Congratulations – Dinaz – you have made us all proud with your achievement..Keep it up
    Best wishes for future achievements


    Dear Dinaz,

    indeed,its proud moment for you and entire nation.you deserve it your have made nation and parsis proud.my hearty congratulations to you and members of your family for this achievement.
    on one hand parsi population decreasing but their contribution to the nation as compare to other is tremendous and for which nation will always owe these kind hearted soft sweet spoken souls for their contribution.

  • Kathleen Mistry

    Congratulations!!! I am certain that you worked extremely hard to achieve this goal.

  • Pervin Banaji

    Congratulations Dinaz . You have made us all proud.

    Best wishes for your future achievements.


  • Dilnavaz Malbari

    Congratulations Dinaz……Great Achievement

  • Hey Dinaz, heartiest Congratulations!!! God Bless you

  • Sairus Kasad, Navsasri

    Dinaz….We all are proud of you for making it to the Guinness Book. First as an Indian and second as a Parsee. There are very few parsis in this book but now we are more.
    God Bless You.

  • Shahnaz Shokrekhuda

    Dinaz , Congratulations on your acheivement. We zoroastrians are very proud of you.

  • Rohin

    This is indeed a proud moment for all Parsis.
    Keep up the good work

  • Cyrus Vandriwala

    Well done Dinaz.

    Hame tum pe NAAZ hai.

    Keep it up.

  • simi nanda

    hi dinaz……….congratulations a billion times………im so happy for you…….wud meet u soon.