Canada's Suresh Joachim attempts his 60th Guinness record

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Chennai, Aug 27 (ANI): Multiple Guinness World Record breaker Suresh Joachim of Canada has began karaoke singing continuously for 100 hours as he eyes his 60th Guinness record.

Joachim began his attempt at around 3.35 pm on Wednesday and would end around 7.35 pm on Sunday.

He would be singing in Tamil, English and Tamil languages and would repeat a song in four hours.

"This is my 60th world record item because my aim is to help children from poverty, disease and war around the world. And to be a more world record holder, number one world record holder... in the world more than any other one. That's my main goal. Recently we made film, that was my 59th world record," said Joachim.

Joachim is the number one record breaker in Canada and number two in the world. His 59th record was producing a fastest feature film in Tamil language within 11 days, 23 hours and 45 minutes that would be released in September.

Joachim has been breaking records since 1996. His first record was 1,000 consecutive hours of running.

He has been travelling around the world performing much different type of world records. He has drummed continuously for 84 hours in Switzerland, ran on a treadmill for 168 hours to cover 659.27 km in France, bowled for 100 hrs in Canada, carried a 4.5 kg brick in a nominated ungloved hand in an un-cradled downward position for 126.675 km in Australia.

Joachim, born in Sri Lanka, also created a record during his wedding when his nuptial knot was attended by 79 bridesmaids and 47 groomsmen, setting world record for highest number of each at one ceremony.

Some other records have been longest karaoke marathon (25 hours, 49 minutes), longest time spent standing on one foot (76 hours, 40 minutes) and longest continuous ironing (55 hours, five minutes).

Joachim's next attempt would be pushing car 30 miles in 24 hours in Chennai itself. He has planned to set on a journey for World Peace from Jerusalem in 2011 to Toronto, Canada in 2012. During the tour he would travel 88 major cities across 5 countries, passing a symbolic peace torch. (ANI)

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