Mumbai : India | Aug 30, 2012 at 10:24 AM PDT
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Chandra Bahadur Dangi and Jyoti Amge were born in different countries and live 200 miles apart in them.

Chandra Bahadur Dangi 72 years old lives in Rhimkoli a remote village in Nepal. He is believed to have made a living from farming.

Jyoti Amge 18 years old lives in Nagpur India and at 24.7 inches tall is approximately 2 inches taller than Chandra. She wants to become a Bollywood actress.

The meeting was organized by the Guinness Book of World Records which recognizes each of them are the shortest man and the shortest woman in the world.

The picture of the meeting of the two will appear in the Guinness Book Of Records 2013 to be released on September 13th.

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Trio pictured at their first ever meeting.
Chandra : Michael Hughes (Guinness records) : Jyoti.
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  • Sizing each other up: World's shortest man and woman meet for the first ...

      Mail Online UK
    29 August 2012 It was always going to be a big event even though it involved two very small people. Chandra Bahadur Dangi, the world's shortest man and Jyoti Amge, the world's shortest woman met for the first time to celebrate the organisation which...
  • World's smallest man and smallest woman meet for first time

      The Sun UK
    Chandra Bahadur Dangi, 72, who stands at just 54.6cm was introduced to 18-year-old Jyoti Amge, who measures 62.8cm. OAP Chandra, from India, and teenager Jyoti found fame last year when they were both confirmed as new record holders. And now they've...
  • It's small world record  

      NY Daily News
    The shortest woman in the world has been united with the most minuscule man on the planet for the launch of the 2013 Guinness Book of World Records. Undersized Indian Jyoti Amge, who stands 2 ft 0.7 in tall, met knee-high Nepali Chandra Bahadur Dangi,...
  • World's Shortest People Meet The world's shortest woman has met the world's shortest man. Jyothi Amge, 18, of Nagpur, India, recently met Chandra Bahadur Dangi, 72, of Nepal, in Italy, where the pair took pictures for the 57th edition of the Guinness World Records...





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