Born: November 1928
Dara Singh Randhawa is a wrestler and Indian film actor. He was born in a Jat Sikh family of Punjabi background. He was nominated member of Rajya Sabha by Bhartiya Janata Party during August 2003 – August 2009. He made a large number of Hindi films. He has acted in over 100 films. One of his notable finds was the actress Mumtaz with whom he had performed in 16 Hindi films. He then went on to television in the 1980s and 90s where he played the role of Hanuman in the television adaptation of the Hindu epic Ramayan. He worked in some television serial shows. Singh retired from active wrestling in 1983. He has three sons and three daughters.