The performance artists, who dance, mime and then perform some serious Jackass-style feats of self abuse, are Sikhs who go by the name of Warriors of Goja.

Battering themselves and each other with glass light bulb tubes, bricks, sledgehammers and more, the horrified judges can barely look – whilst the audience go crazy. One of the Warriors is even run over by a car.

warriors of goja

The finale comes when several of the performers are sandwiched between bed of nails in a tower formation. They emerge, torn clothes and bleeding, but triumphant.

Kids – don’t try this at home.