Dara Singh Height Weight Body Measurements Trivia

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Born Name

Deedar Singh Randhawa

Nick Name

Dara Singh, Rustam-E-Punjab, Rustam-E-Hind, Ironman of Indian cinema

Age

Dara Singh was 83 when he died on July 12, 2012, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He was born on November 19, 1928.

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Dharmu Chak (now Amritsar district), British Punjab

Nationality

Indian

Education

Self educated in his Dharmuchak Village

Occupation

Wrestler and Actor

Height

6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Weight

130 kg or 287 pounds (When he was active in Wrestling)

Spouse

Dara Singh married twice. One of her wife’s name is Shrimati Surjit Kaur Randhawa, whom he married in 1961. From first marriage, he had 1 son Parduman Singh Randhawa and from the second marriage, he had 5 children – 2 sons and 3 daughters, including Vindu Dara Singh, who is a film and TV actor.

Vindu Dara Singh with his second wife Dina Umarova

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Black

Measurements

Dara Singh had a chest measuring 50 inches.

Religion

Sikhism

Best Known For

Performing the role of Hanuman in Hindu epic Ramayana, telecasted on TV in late 1980s. He was also known as a Wrestling champion. He was active in wrestling from a time period of 1964-1983.

First Film

1952 film Sangdil

Dara Singh Facts

  1. Dara Singh is known as the first Action King of Bollywood.
  2. As a wrestler, Dara Singh fought about 500 bouts and remained undefeated in all of them. So, when he retired, he was an undefeated champion.
  3. He is the one, who started the trend of 8 pack abs in a hero and taking shirt-off.
  4. Dara Singh has also directed 5 movies, produced 2 movies and as an actor performed in 144 movies from 1952-2012.
  5. He became the Champion of Malaysia in 1947.
  6. Dara Singh inspired actor Akshay Kumar also. Akshay said

“He is Hanuman for every kid and the God of all wrestlers. He is the original action hero who truly inspired me.”

6 COMMENTS

  1. Dara Singh Ji is my favourite and he is just like health ideal for me. Dara Ji really proove the thing “HEALTH IS WEALTH” i love Dara Singh Ji.

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