Amar Singh Rathore (Hindi-Urdu: امر سنگھ راٹھور or अमर सिंह राठौड़) was a RathoreRajput nobleman affiliated with the royal house of Marwar, and a courtier of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in seventeenth-century India. After he was disinherited and exiled by his family, he entered the Mughals' service. His legendary bravery and battle prowess resulted in elevation to a high rank in the imperial nobility and personal recognition by the emperor, who made him the subedar (governor) of a region that was directly ruled by the emperor himself, Nagaur. He is celebrated in some popular ballads of Rajasthan, Western Uttar Pradesh and Punjab. He was the famous fighter who jumped from Agra Fort with his horse.
Expulsion from native land
Amar Singh Rathore was the eldest son to the Maharaja of Marwar and thus the obvious heir to the throne, but because of Amar Singh's snide behaviour towards the new mughal spouse of his father, he was ordered by the Maharaja to remain in exile for rest of his life. He belongs to the Rathore RAJPUT......