Ghulam Muhammad Baksh also known by his stage name Gama Pehlwan or The Great Gama was born into a Muslim family of wrestlers in the village of Jabbowal, Amritsar, Punjab, India on 22nd May, 1879. He was 82 years of age at the time of his death. His family is notable for producing fine wrestlers in India.
Gama Pehlwan Family
Gama Pehlwan’s father’s name was Muhammad Aziz Baksh. According to sources, the Indian wrestler had a brother whose name is Baksh Pehalwan. However, the identity of his mother is not yet available.
Gama Pehlwan Wife
The famous Indian wrestler married twice. The most recent known was Wazeer Begum and one other. In course of his marriage, he had nine children; four daughters and five sons.
The late wrestler’s granddaughter, Kalsoom Nawaz is the wife of Nawaz Sherif. Kalsoom’s sister called Saira Bano, also Gama Pehlwan’s granddaughter is the wife of Jhara Pehalwan.
Gama Pehlwan Son
The famous Indian wrestler had a son called Aslam Pahalwan. He was a professional Pakistani wrestler and World Heavyweight Champion in professional wrestling. He continues his father’s legacy perfectly well.
Gama Pehlwan Real Name
Gama Pehlwan was the wrestler’s stage or ring name. However, his real name is Ghulam Muhammad Baksh. He was born to his father, Muhammad Aziz Baksh and his mother.
Gama Pehlwan Family Tree
The late wrestler, Gama Pehlwan’s father’s name was Muhammad Aziz Baksh. He also has a brother called Imam Baksh Pehalwan. It is recorded that he was married twice. His most known wife is Wazeer Begum. After his marriage, he had five sons and four daughters.
His daughter, Kalsoom Nawaz is the wife of Nawaz Sharif, a Pakistani prime minister and politician. Also, Saira Bano, Kalsoom Nawaz’s sister is Jhara Pehalwan’s wife.