Shweatlana, 33, is a basketball player and has represented India in numerous national and international sports events.
Although it’s not clear what has caused their lofty height, there is the possibility that both mum and son have an excess of the growth hormone.
Sanjay said: “We take Karan to an endocrinologist regularly. Until now, the tests have not shown any problems and everything is normal. Karan has a good stamina and has no internal problems.
“I am a naturopath by profession and I make sure that we follow a special diet and supplements along with a healthy day to day lifestyle.”
Despite towering above his classmates, Karan manages to do everything his smaller friends do.
He said: “After finishing my homework, I play with my friends and then I go play basketball with my mother. She started teaching me since I was five years old and I want to play basketball like my mother. But I also like science a lot.”
Culled from The Mirror