Randhawa (wrestler)

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Sardar Singh Randhawa popularly known as Randhawa was an Indian Professional wrestler and actor. He was the younger brother of wrestler and actor Dara Singh and brother-in-law of actress Mumtaz.[2]

Randhawa
Randhawa Panch Ratan.jpg
Born
Sardar Singh Randhawa

1933
Died21 October 2013(2013-10-21) (aged 79–80)[1]
NationalityIndia Indian
OccupationWrestler, Actor
Years active1952–1988 (wrestler)
1963–1998 (actor)
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Spouse(s)Malika
Children2 including;
Shaad Randhawa
FamilySee Randhawa family

Early lifeEdit

Randhawa was born in 1933 at Dharmuchakk, a village in Amritsar district, Punjab to Surat Singh and Balwant Kaur.[citation needed]

CareerEdit

WrestlingEdit

He started his career in wrestling when he arrived at Singapore in 1952. He had a well build and strong body like his brother. During his career he wrestled with wrestlers like Ski Hi Lee, John da Silva and George Gordienko etc.[3] At the time when Dara Singh became the world champion, Randhawa was the reigning Indian champion.

FilmsEdit

He got his first break in Awara Abdulla (1963). After that, he did many short roles in films, but mostly negative characters.

FilmographyEdit

This is a selected list:-

Year Film Role
1963 Awara Abdulla Wrestler
Faulad Amar's tag team partner
1965 Tarzan and King Kong Tarzan
Teen Sardar Sherdil
1966 spy in goa
1965 Panch Ratan raja
1967 Nasihat Detective
1969 Aadmi Aur Insaan Shanker
1970 Yeh Khoon Rang Layega
1970 Johny Mera Naam Babu
1971 Andaz Gangu
Tulsi Vivah Jalandhara
1972 Hari Darshan Hiranyakaship
1976 Bajrangbali Meghnad
1978 Bhakti Mein Shakti Bandit

Personal lifeEdit

Randhawa was married to Mumtaz's sister Malika and has a son Shaad Randhawa, who is also an actor and a daughter named Shehnaz.

DeathEdit

He died on 21 October 2013 at hospital.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dara Singh's brother Randhawa passes away". The Indian Express. 24 October 2013. Retrieved 9 July 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Mumtaz: Dara Singh's kindness got me my first role
  3. ^ An Indian WWE in the 1960s – Due to One Man
  4. ^ Dara Singh's brother Randhawa passes away

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