Dara Singh Death Anniversary: Dara Singh was not only a professional wrestler, actor, director and politician, but few people would know that he was also a brilliant writer. Dara Singh worked in many films, but people remember him the most because of Hanuman’s character in Ramanand Sagar’s famous serial ‘Ramayana’. Born on 19 November 1928 in Amritsar, Dara Singh died on 12 July 2012. On the death anniversary of Balshali Dara Singh, he tells some things related to him.
‘Rustom-e-Hind’ Dara Singh
The full name of the famous actor was Dara Singh Randhawa. The famous actor of Hindi and Punjabi cinema was a veteran wrestler before coming to the acting world. In his time, the name of Dara Singh, who beat many famous wrestlers, was spoken all over the world. Dara Singh, who fought more than 500 wrestling, came in the most discussion because of King Kong. After defeating the 200 kg wrestler King Kong, his name was hoisted all over the world. It is said that no one could defeat Dara Singh in any match. That is why he was given the title of ‘Rustom-e-Punjab’ and ‘Rustom-e-Hind’. On the basis of his ability, Dara Singh became the first sportsman who got an entry in the Rajya Sabha.
Wrestler Dara Singh was a great actor
Dara Singh, who made many records of wrestling in his name, had said goodbye to wrestling in 1983. Along with wrestling, Dara Singh also entered the acting world. Dara Singh, who started with the film ‘Sangdil’ in the year 1952, acted in more than 500 films. Most of the films worked with the famous actress of Hindi cinema Mumtaz. Dara Singh was so strong and tall that the actress was afraid to work with him.
Dara Singh wrote the story of 7 films
Wherever Dara Singh lived, he played the danka of his name. Whether it is a matter of wrestling in the arena or showing his stamina on the screen, won the hearts of people in every genre. Worshiped in the role of Lord Hanuman. The mighty Dara was sharper than his mind. Veteran artist Dara Singh also wrote the story of 7 films. Dara Singh, who has done films like ‘Mard’, ‘Dharmatma’, ‘Mera Naam Joker’, was last seen in the film ‘Jab We Met’ with Kareena Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 12, 2022, 16:52 IST