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India: This woman with 7-foot-long hair aspires to be a world record holder01:21

India: This woman with 7-foot-long hair aspires to be a world record holder

India, Allahabad
April 23, 2015 at 18:00 GMT +00:00 · Published

Smita Srivastava showed off her 7-foot-long (2.1m) hair at her residence in Allahabad, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Thursday, ahead of an official measurement to see if she has the longest hair in the world.

Smita already holds the title of India's longest hair in the Limca Book of Records, with 6 feet (1.8m), but wants to go even longer to enter into the Guinness Book of World Records. The Guinness Book of World Records currently reports that the longest hair documented on a female stands at just over 18ft (5.6m).

This local celebrity has many admirers in the neighborhood, since she has won several awards in the region. She has had a passion for long hair since childhood and her family supports her in her efforts. Srivastava became a brand ambassador for several local oil products and is a regular jury member at a major beauty contest in her hometown.

India: This woman with 7-foot-long hair aspires to be a world record holder01:21
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Smita Srivastava showed off her 7-foot-long (2.1m) hair at her residence in Allahabad, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Thursday, ahead of an official measurement to see if she has the longest hair in the world.

Smita already holds the title of India's longest hair in the Limca Book of Records, with 6 feet (1.8m), but wants to go even longer to enter into the Guinness Book of World Records. The Guinness Book of World Records currently reports that the longest hair documented on a female stands at just over 18ft (5.6m).

This local celebrity has many admirers in the neighborhood, since she has won several awards in the region. She has had a passion for long hair since childhood and her family supports her in her efforts. Srivastava became a brand ambassador for several local oil products and is a regular jury member at a major beauty contest in her hometown.

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