Yograj Singh Bhundel About this soundpronunciation  (born 25 March 1958) is a former Indian cricketer who played only one Test and six ODIs for India as a right-arm fast-medium bowler. His debut Test was at Wellington against New Zealand which India lost by 62 runs.[1] After his career was ended by injury, he entered Punjabi cinema. His son Yuvraj Singh had been a member of the Indian cricket team from 2000 to 2019. Yograj hails from the village of Kanech, right next to Doraha, in Ludhiana District of Punjab.

Yograj Singh Bhandal
Personal information
Full nameYograj Singh Bhandal
Born (1958-03-25) 25 March 1958 (age 61)
Chandigarh, Punjab, India
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm fast-medium
RelationsYuvraj Singh (son)
Hazel Keech (daughter in law)
International information
National side
Only Test (cap 152)21 February 1981 v New Zealand
ODI debut (cap 34)21 December 1980 v New Zealand
Last ODI15 February 1986 v New Zealand
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs
Matches 1 6
Runs scored 10 1
Batting average 5.00 0.50
100s/50s 0/0 0
Top score 5 1
Balls bowled 90 244
Wickets 1 4
Bowling average 63.00 46.50
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling 1/63 2/44
Catches/stumpings 0/– 0/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 23 November 2005

He has worked in Bollywood movies like Teen Thay Bhai, Singh is Bling and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.

Personal lifeEdit

Singh married Shabnam Singh, but later divorced her.[2] Their elder son Yuvraj Singh was a famous left handed all rounder of the Indian cricket team. He married Punjabi film actress Satveer Kaur (aka Neena Sidhu). In 2011, His son Yuvraj was diagnosed with cancer and recovered from it.[3]

FilmographyEdit

  • Batwara (1983) ... Jarnail
  • Yaar Gareeba Daa (1986) ... Ranjeet
  • Jatt Te Zameen (1987) ... Succhaaa
  • Anakh Jattan Dee (1990) ... Sheru
  • Qurbani Jatt Di (1990) ... Jora
  • Jatt Punjab Da (1990) ... Balwant
  • Dushmani Di Agg (1990) ... Sheru
  • Badla Jatti Da (1991) ... Jaildar Jung Singh
  • Jorr Jatt Daa (1991) ... Jaildar Zora
  • Subedaar (1991) ... Kashmeera
  • Jagga Daaku (1991) ... Jagga
  • Putt Sardaran De (1992) ... Jageera
  • Lalkara Jatti Da (1992) ... Dulla
  • Saali Adhi Ghar Waali (1992)
  • Pagadi Sambhaal Jatta (1992) ... Rathore Singh
  • Mehndi Shagna Di (1992) ... Lambardaar
  • Jora Jatt (1992) ... Jora
  • Jigra Jatt Da (1992) ... Bakhtaawar 'Bakhtaura'
  • Insaaf Ki davi (1992) ... Inspector Ajay singh (Hindi movie)
  • Kudi Canada Di (1993)
  • Jid Jattan Di (1993) ... Jabar Singh 'Jabraa'
  • Insaaf Punjab Daa (1993) ... Jagirdar Shamsher Singh/Dulla (dual role)
  • Vairi (1994) ... Thanedaar Karam Singh
  • Lalkare Sheran De (1994) ... Shera
  • Vichhora (1994) ... Deep
  • Kachehri (1994) ... Shamsher
  • Jakhmi Jagirdar (1995) Uday Singh/Shera (dual role)
  • Nain Preeto De (1995)
  • Kabzaa (1995) ... Surjit
  • Panchayat (1996) ... Thanedaar Baghel Singh
  • Zakhmi Sher (1995)
  • Jatt Sucha Singh Soorma (1996) ... Succha
  • Wasiyat (1997)
  • Tera Mera Pyar (1999) ... Mirza
  • Mahaul Theek Hai (1999) ... Daaku Shera
  • Sikandera (2001) ... Sheru
  • Babal Da Vehra (2008) ... Sampuran Singh Sidhu
  • Luv U Bobby (2009) ... Shamsher Singh
  • West Is West (2010) ... Customs Official
  • Teen Thay Bhai (2011) ... Kheterpal Gill (Hindi movie)
  • Yaraan Naal Baharaan 2 (2012)
  • Oye Hoye Pyar Ho Gaya (2013) ... Shamsher Singh
  • Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013) ... Coach Ranveer Singh (Hindi movie)
  • Young Malang (2013) ... Maulla Jatt
  • Heer & Hero (2013)
  • Kirpaan: The Sword of Honour (2014)
  • Romeo Ranjha (2014)
  • Baaz (2014)
  • Goreyan Nu Daffa Karo (2014) Naajar Singh
  • Ishq Vich: You Never Know (2015’
  • Singh Is Bliing (2015) ... Raftaar's father (Hindi movie)
  • Love Punjab (2016) ... Sarpanch (Pargat's Father)
  • 25 Kille (2016) ... Bachittar Singh
  • Tiger (2016)
  • Teshan (2016)
  • Motor Mitraan Di (2016) ... Baba
  • The Great Sardaar (2017) ... Haakam Singh Sarpanch
  • Krazzy Tabbar (2017) ... Sandhu
  • Channa Mereya (2017) ... MLA's Father
  • Raja Abroadiya (2018) ... Succha Singh
  • Sajjan Singh Rangroot (2018) ... Zorawar Singh
  • Kande (2018) ... Chandu Pehalwan
  • Jagga Jiunda E (2018) ...
  • Aish Kar Lai (2019) ... (upcoming movie)
  • Dulla Vaily (2019) ... Buggar Singh (upcoming movie)
  • Vadda Kalaakar (2019) ... (upcoming movie)
  • Ardaas Karaan (2019)
  • Darbar (film) (2020)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "India vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, 1981". CricInfo.
  2. ^ "Yuvi's not meeting Lance: Shabnam". Telegraph. 6 February 2012. Retrieved 9 April 2012.
  3. ^ "Yograj Singh's younger son flies to US, to return with dad in first week of July". Deccan Chronicle. 9 June 2014. Retrieved 2 October 2017.

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