Dara Singh

Actor, Politician

1928 – 2012

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Who was Dara Singh?

Dara Singh was an Indian wrestler-turned-actor. He started acting in 1952 and was the first sportsman to be nominated to the Rajya Sabha of India. He worked as Hindi and Punjabi film producer, director and writer, and he acted on film and television.

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Born
Nov 19, 1928
Amritsar district
Also known as
  • Darasingh
  • Shri Dara Singh
  • Dara Singh Randhawa
  • Dara
  • Dara Singh Randhava
  • Singh
  • Deedar Singh
  • Rustam-E-Punjab
  • Rustam-E-Hind
  • Ironman of Indian cinema
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Sikhism
Ethnicity
  • Jat people
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Lived in
  • Amritsar
Died
Jul 12, 2012
Mumbai

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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