KUSHTI कुश्ती 

Kushti or freestyle wrestling is a traditional sport, spanning over three thousand years. In Delhi, there are over 200 Akharas, also known as a gymnasium. It's an ancient subculture where wrestlers live and train together and follow strict rules on everything from what they can eat to what they can do in their spare time.

Life must be pure; they may not drink, smoke and have sex. Including diet consists of milk, eggs, almonds and chapattis. The rigorous schedule of waking up at 3:30 am six times a week and practising more than 6 hours every day. They live together in one small room above the arena, and their only belongings are a blanket, a few items of clothes and some books about the art of Kushti.

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