Randhawa (wrestler)

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Sardara Singh Randhawa (Hindi: सरदारा सिंह रंधावा) popularly known as Randhawa was an Indian wrestler and actor. He was the younger brother of legendary wrestler and actor Dara Singh and brother-in-law of actress Mumtaz.

Randhawa
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Born Saradara Singh Randhawa
1933
Amritsar, Punjab, British India
Died 21 October 2013 (aged 79–80)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality India Indian
Occupation Wrestler, Actor
Years active 1952–1988 (wrestler)
1963–1998 (actor)
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Spouse(s) Malika (actress)
Children Shaad Randhawa
Relatives Dara Singh (brother)
Mumtaz (sister-in-law)
Vindu Dara Singh (nephew)

Early life

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

Career

Wrestling

World Cup Wrestling poster portraying Randhwa as the Indian Champion

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. When Dara Singh became the world champion, then he was holding the title of Indian champion.

Films

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

Filmography

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
1967 Nasihat Detective
1969 Aadmi Aur Insaan Shanker
1970 Johny Mera Naam Babu
1971 Andaz Bhima
Tulsi Vivah Jalandhara
1972 Hari Darshan Hiranyakaship
1976 Bajrangbali Meghnad
1978 Bhakti Mein Shakti Bandit

Personal life

Randhawa was married to Mumtaz’s sister Malika and had a son Shaad Randhawa who is an actor and a daughter named Aalam.

Death

He died on 21 October 2013 at hospital

source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Randhawa_(wrestler)