Sheetal Shah, the beautician sets a new world record- 571 hair cuts in just 24 hours !

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In 2016, many Indians are attempting and succeeding in breaking and making Guinness records across a wide variety of categories. Sheetal Shah is one of them!

Sheetal Shah is a beautician who owns a boutique parlour in Surat, Gujarat. She has become a Guinness World Record holder after cutting the hair of 571 people continuously for 24 hours. Yes for 24 hours ! Sheetal Shah, commenced on Saturday at 9:14 am and ended 24 hours later on Sunday.

She mentioned that the idea of creating a world record came casually to her while she was in a discussion with her husband.  She always wanted to do something unique in her life and the idea struck her. They later approached the Guinness officials who gave them the approval for it.

Sheetal was happy that the whole process went on well since it was the weekend. She appreciated her employees for the immense support they gave her to complete the task. She added that she could achieve this task and complete the goal because of her hard working team who worked with her  for 24 hours straight.

The earlier record haircut was for 521 persons done by a London-based couple.

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