Saturday, 23 March 2013

Dara Singh


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Dara Singh was born November 19, 1928 in the village Dharmoochak Amritsar district.
 He was a wrestler and Indian film actor. He was born in a Jat Sikh family of Punjabi background.
 His full name is Dara Singh Randhawa. He was a wrestler before he started acting in Hindi films in 1962. 
He was appointed member of the Rajya Sabha by Bhartiya Janata Party during August 2003 - August 2009.
He was encouraged in the fight because of his massive physique. He worked on his farm as a kid. 
He was encouraged to study Pehlwani, an Indian style of wrestling in the stands to fight drafts sand called akhara. Dara Singh was a favorite in the fight tournaments in India.
In addition to this, he wrestled on invitation of kings of Indian princely states and wrestled frequently in andmelas Haats.
He competed successfully against some of the biggest names in wrestling history and professional wrestlers in the United States.
Dara went to Singapore in 1947 and became the champion of Malaysia by defeating Tarlok Singh in Kuala Lumpur. He turned almost all countries in the Far East as a professional wrestler. Dara Singh returned to India in 1952 and became the champion of India in 1954.
He turned all the Commonwealth countries and defeated Oriental Champion King Kong, George Gordienko [from canada], John Desilva [from New Zealand] and many others. He became the champion of the Commonwealth in 1959.
Dara Singh has more than 500 professional fights under his belt  is necessary, all undefeated. Most former prime ministers visited his Indian fights, including Jawaharlal Nehru, Chaudhary Charan Singh, Morarji Desai, Chandrashekhar, Rajiv Gandhi. President of India Giani Zail Singh also visited his fights. His series of fights with Lou Thesz, King Kong and others are still cherished today.


Diet is an important aspect of the approach to Dara Singh to build strength for Pelwani and his era, natural foods were considered the best way to improve His fitness.
These include having taken regular milk, ghee, chickpeas, almonds, "Malay" (the skin from the top of milk), fresh fruits and vegetables such as,
   - apples, wood apples, bananas, figs, pomegranates, grapes, lemons, and watermelons.


Dara Singh 2Dara Singh, who died aged 83, was a champion wrestler turned Bollywood star who became famous for his portrayal of the monkey god Hanuman in the popular Indian television series Ramayana, an adaptation of the Hindu epic Ramayana Ramayana.
 the, one of the two great epics of India , tells the story of Rama, prince of Ayodhya (an incarnation of the god Vishnu) and his quest to rescue his beautiful wife Sita (an incarnation of goddess Laxmi) after is kidnapped by the evil Ravana's 10 heads of Lanka.
 Rama assembles an army of monkeys in his research and together they track down Ravana, kill and rescue Sita. Triumphant return to Ayodhya torque marks the beginning of a golden age for humanity.
 Hanuman is the monkey general ingenious allowing Rama defeat Ravana and rescue Sita. With the elephant god Ganesh, it is one of the most beloved of the gods of Hinduism.
When the television series 78 parts of Ramanand Sagar was released in India in 1987-1988, it has attracted more than 100 million viewers, bringing the country to a virtual standstill every Sunday morning.
The streets were empty, trains and buses stopped running, religious services and political meetings were postponed. In villages, hundreds of people gather around a single screen to watch the show, while in millions of Indian incense burners homes were lit on top of the TV.
The broad shoulders of Singh and physical wrestler adapted to the character of the hero of simian work perfectly, and he played the role with such conviction that many Indians thought he must be the real Hanuman.


Dara Singh 3In what was one of the most spectacular battles in the ring, Dara Singh (130 kg) raised almost 200 kg King Kong of Australia on his head and made ​​him turn around dramatically. 
It was King Kong screaming in the referee, reminding him that it was not in the rules. When the referee stepped in, Dara Singh threw the Australian out of the ring and he fell a few meters from the audience.
His battles with Master Kong attracted massive audience was overwhelmed by the show of strength and skills of Dara Singh. 
Apart from Dara Singh and King Kong, Flash Gordon was the third wrestler who led the group in 1950. Legend has it that if Dara Singh devour chapatis, Master Kong used to swallow chickens by the dozen.
Dara Singh was involved in about 500 professional fights, unbeaten in all competition against some of the biggest names like George Gordienko of Canada and John Desilva of New Zealand, among others. He won the title of "Rustam-E-Punjab 'and' Rustam-e-Hind" for his prowess in battle.


 Awards and Achievements
   -National Wrestling Alliance : Canadian Open Tag Team Champion, with Yukon Eric
   -Rustam-e-Hind 1954
   -Rustam-e-Punjab 1966
  -Wrestling Observer News Hall of Fame - Class of 1996


Singh was also the owner of Dara Studio in Mohali, District Mohali, Punjab. Dara Film Studio was founded in 1978. The studio is operational from 1980 as film studio.
Dara became the first athlete to be named in the Rajya Sabha - the upper house of the Parliament of India. He held this position between 2003 and 2009. He was also president of the Jat Mahasabha.
He was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, July 7, 2012 Following a cardiac arrest. He was released from the hospital on July 11 in deference to the wishes of his family. He died July 12, 2012 at his home in Mumbai.He was cremated in Juhu

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