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Anandita Dutta Tamuly

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Full Name  Anandita Dutta
Occupation  Homemaker
Nationality  Indian
Name  Anandita Tamuly
Ethnicity  Assamese
Residence  Assam
Citizenship  Indian

Anandita Dutta Tamuly Anandita Dutta Tamuly hold the Guinness World Record of eating 51

Other names  Chilli girl, Indian Chilli Queen
Known for  Eating Bhut Jolokia peppers and rubbing them on her eyes.

Anandita Dutta Tamuly (Assamese: আনন্দিতা দত্ত তামুলী), maiden name Anandita Dutta, is an Assamese woman from Titabor Town in Jorhat district of Assam. She is married to Pankaj Tamuly and is mother of a son. She is known for eating and rubbing Bhut Jolokia peppers on her bare eyes. The chilli, native to Assam, is the world's second-hottest chilli pepper.

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Childhood effect

When Anandita was five, she had a sore tongue and her mother applied a chilli paste to cure the infection. Since then she developed a penchant for chillies. While children of her age roamed the village looking for berries, she used to look for Bhut Jolokia pepper which she ate with salt.

Making records

In 2006, Anandita had entered the Limca Book of Records by eating 60 ghost chillies in two minutes and smearing 12 chillies in her eyes in one minute flat. Since then she has practised this in an attempt to enter the Guinness World Records by beating South Africa’s Anita Crafford, who created a record by eating eight jalapenos in a minute in 2002.

In reality shows

Anandita's chilli eating was aired on Zee TV's reality show Shabaash India on August 29, 2006.

Towards Guinness Records

On Thursday night, April 9, 2009, Anandita performed her feat at the district library auditorium, Jorhat before hundreds of people for a Channel 4 programme on global food being anchored by celebrity British chef Gordon Ramsay. She ate 51 red-hot chillies in two minutes and smeared seeds of 25 chillies in her eyes without shedding a tear. According to Diganta Saikia, one of the event coordinators, the Guinness authorities had earlier asked them to authenticate this with a supervised recording of the feat. The coordinators accordingly asked Ramsay to be the adjudicator for Guinness and he agreed to pursue Anandita’s claim as the world's 'hottest woman' by submitting video clippings.

References

Anandita Dutta Tamuly Wikipedia


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