Milind Soman was born in Glasgow, Scotland. ..The name Milind Soman says it all. Milind initially aspired to be a swimmer, was a national swimming champion in 1984 and has won a silver medal at the National Championship.His modeling breakthrough came up in 1989 with Thackersey fabrics. In 1995, he featured in Alisha Chinai’s music video “Made in India.” he is called the “Ironman” after he successfully completed the Ironman Triathlon (3.8 km swim, 180.2 km run, 42.2 km cycle ride) of 2015 in Zurich, at the age of 49. He has his name in the Limca Book Record book for running 1500 km in a 30 day long Greenathon. He is a wildlife lover and his pets included snakes, lizards, cats, dogs, rats, rabbits, and pigeon.He is the co-founder of ‘Pinkathon’, India’s Biggest Women’s Run. He shares a special bond with his Mom Usha Soman, 78, who participated in her son's Ahmedabad to Mumbai run barefoot. Hats of to the mother-son duo...!!