Arati Saha Biography

Arati Saha Biography, Swimmer, Award, Birthday, Family, Husband & More

Arati Saha Biography, Swimmer, Award, Birthday, Family, Husband & More

Who was Arati Saha Gupta ?

Arati Saha was an Indian sport women. Arati Saha was the first women in Asia to cross the English Channel at the age of 19. She is also know as the mermaid of India. She was born on 24 August 1940 in Kolkata, in British India.


Arati Saha Biography / Wiki


Real NamaArati Saha
Nick NameArti
Date of birth24 September 1940
Age54 as of 1994
Birthday24 September
CostNot Know
Home TownKolkata West Bangal
SchoolHathkhola swimming Club
College / UniversityCity College, Kolkata
Zodiac SingVirgo
KochSachin Nag
Death23 August 1994

Arati Saha Physical Status & More

Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Weight56 Kg
HeightNot Know
Figure Measurements36 – 28 – 34
Bra Size36 B
TattooNot Know

Family, Parents, Husband, Children & More

Marital StatsMarried
Husband / SpouseDr. Arun Gupta
ChildrenDaughter – Archana Gupta
Son – Not Know

Mother – Not Know
Father – Panchugopal Saha
Brother – Not Know
Sister – Bharti Saha

Favorite Thing

FoodNot Know
Trawl / Destination Sport Related
HobbiesDo The Swimming

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Aarti Shah used to take a bath with his father at the Champal Ghat in the childhood. From there she became interested in swimming. Seeing Arati’s interested in swimming her father got her enrolled Hathkhola swimming club. Learning of swimming in the club caught the attention of Sachin Nag.

Sachin Nag was India’s first Asian games gold medalist. In 1940, Sachin Nag set a record for the 100m freestyle. This recording lasted for 31 years.

  • Sachin Nag kids him as artist has more talent.
  • Won 200m breaststroke 22 competitions between 1946 and 1951.
  • National championship in 1948, 100 meter freestyle, and won 200m best strock.
  • Set a 100 meter breaststroke all India record in 1951.
  • In the same year, 100 meter,  200 meter and 100 meter set the state level record.


Arati Saha award
Source – Channel Swimming Dover

Arati Saha was the first female player of India to be awarded the Padma Shri in 1960.

Major facts of art Arati Saha Gupta

  • Arati Shah drinks alcohol –  Not now
  • She Smokes –  Not now
  • Arati Shah Gupta and Indian long distance swimmer
  • She started swimming at the age of 4 and Sachin recognized his talent.
  • Inspired by Indian swimmer Mihir Sen. He dared to cross the English Channel.

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