Lucknow 12th July 2021: Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya has paid tributes to the famous Hindi cinema actor and wrestler Dara Singh on his death anniversary.
Shri Maurya tweeted in Hindi
“Humble tribute to the famous hero of Indian cinema and popular wrestler ‘Rustom-e-Hind’ Dara Singh Ji on his death anniversary.”
Who was Dara Singh?
Born on 19 November 1928 in Amritsar, Punjab Dara Singh Randhawa was an Indian professional wrestler, actor and politician. He started acting in 1952 and was the first sportsman to be nominated to the Rajya Sabha of India. He worked as a Hindi and Punjabi film producer, director and writer, and he acted in films and television. He died on 12 July 2012.
— Keshav Prasad Maurya (@kpmaurya1) July 12, 2021