The "Great" Gama [1880 - May 23, 1963] also known as "Gama Pahelvan", and "Lion of the Punjab", born Ghulam Muhammad in Amritsar, Punjab, British India, was a Pakistani renowned wrestler, warrior and a practitioner of Pehlwani wrestling.
He was awarded the South Asian version of the World Heavyweight Championship on October 15, 1910. To this date he is the only wrestler in history who remained undefeated his whole life which was substantial, as his career had spanned more than 50 years!
He has been billed as the greatest Pehlwani wrestler in history. After India's independence in 1947, Gama moved to Pakistan. Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of Nawaz Sharif is the grand-daughter of Gama. Ghulam Muhammad belonged to the Butt family of Kashmir. His descendants includes "The Bhulo Brothers" , and the world famous wrestler Zubair Alias Jahara. The other Prominent descendants includes; Muazzam Zubair Jahara, Imam Bukhsh II, Sohail Butt, Shoaib Jawad Butt, Hijaz Raza Mir, Ibraz Butt and Ahmad Mir. The consecutive generations still continue the legacy of wrestling in Punjab Pakistan and now Gujranwala is still the hub of Professional wrestlers and is known as city of wrestlers in South Asia. The Butt family of Punjab which is now one of the big clans in upper Punjab of Pakistan especially in Lahore, Gujranwala, Gujrat and Sialkot have a long tradition of supporting and promoting wrestling in Punjab.