The serial record setter, Dinesh Shivnath Upadhyaya, trained himself to hold large quantities of burning candles ahead of completing the feat.
The Guinness Book of World Records has acknowledged and certified his feat by calling him Maximouth.
After years of perfecting his skills, Maximouth — AKA India's Dinesh Shivnath Upadhyaya — has got used to copious mouthfuls of hot candle wax. Don't try this at home 🕯️😮 pic.twitter.com/8Gl0ZS0COK— GuinnessWorldRecords (@GWR) February 13, 2019
Some people branded Dinesh a mad man on social media.
Is he mad?— Margaret Tandy (@citta60) February 13, 2019
"I am a teacher, writer & also holder of 300+ World Records in various discipline registered by almost all record books RecordSetter, Guinness (108+), Limca Book of Records(70), Ripley's BION(03+) & many others. I done M.Sc. from Mumbai University," Dinesh wrote, describing himself.