Dara Singh

Dara Singh

Actor-Wrestler DaraSingh. Latest photos and news about Dara Singh.
Actor-Wrestler DaraSingh. Latest photos and news about Dara Singh. Less

Dara Singh

 says "Wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh passed away on Thursday morning at his residence in Mumbai. He had been battling for his life in a city hospital since the last four days and was brought back home on Wednesday night."
to get instant updates about 'Dara Singh' on your MyPage. Meet other similar minded people. Its Free!

X 

All Updates


Overview:

Dara Singh

Legendary wrestler-actor Dara Singh, 84, passed into the ages this morning (12 July 2012) after suffering from cardiac arrest and brain damage.
Description:
Dara Singh Randhawa ( ਦਾਰਾ ਸਿੰਘ )(born 19 November 1928) is wrestler and Indian film actor. He was born in Jat family of Punjabi background.

He was a wrestler before he started acting in Hindi films in 1962.http://www.punjabilok.com/misc/movies/dara_singh.htm He has defeated former world champion wrestler including Stanislaus Zbyszko. However this is questionable since the link for Stanislaus Zbyszko indicates that he retired in 1925 and Dara Singh was born in 1928.Even if Dara Singh beat Stanislaus Zbyszko, he would have beaten a much older Stanislaus Zbyszko.

He was nominated member of Rajya Sabha by Bhartiya Janata Party during August 2003-August 2009.

Career

He is from the area near the village Dharmuchuk in District Amritsar, Punjab, India. Due to his physiquehttp://www.smashits.com/video/zoomin/86/interview-with-dara-singh.html he was encouraged to study Pehlwani, an Indian style of wrestling, in the milked sand wrestling pits of India called akhara. Dara Singh was a favourite in wrestling tournaments in India. In addition to this, he wrestled on invitation of kings of various Indian princely states and wrestled frequently in haats and melas (fairs and carnivals). He successfully competed against some of the greatest names in wrestling history and professional wrestlers in the United States.

Upon his return to India he held wrestling bouts across the country in the 1940s, '50s, and...
Read More

No feeds found

All
Posting your question. Please wait!...


About

Actor-Wrestler Dara Singh. Latest photos and news about Dara Singh.
No messages found
Suggested Pages
Tell your friends >
about this page
 Create a new Page
for companies, colleges, celebrities or anything you like.Get updates on MyPage.
Create a new Page
 Find your friends
  Find friends on MyPage from