The guys start out with light, easy tricks such as smashing fluorescent bulbs on themselves and slapping each other with sledgehammers. Then they get serious about their routine. It ends with a human pyramid on spiked boards and one guy on top of it waving the Indian flag in the weirdest and greatest display of patriotism the world has seen.
The Warriors of Goja, a Sikh performance troupe, performed an astonishing strongman/bed of nails routine on India’s Got Talent, a spectacle of extreme stunts involving a lot of glass eating, being run over by cars, hit by sledgehammers, bending iron bars with their Adam’s apples, and so forth. The judges’ performance — dramatic expressions of shock and horror — matched the Warriors’.