Dara Singh - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Dara Singh, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Dara Singh Randhawa (born Deedar Singh Randhawa) was born in Dharmuchak, Amritsar District, Punjab, British India on November 19, 1928.

He died on July 12, 2012 at the age of 83.

He is famous for his legendary takedown of Australian wrestler, King Kong.

Dara Singh was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2018 as part of the Legacy wing.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Dara Singh Randhawa (born Deedar Singh Randhawa)
  • Ring Names
    • Dara Singh ( January 1, 1948 - July 12, 2012)
  • Born November 19, 1928
  • Died July 12, 2012 (aged 83)
  • Nationality Nationality: IndiaIndia
  • Birth Place Dharmuchak, Amritsar District, Punjab, British India
  • Billed From
    • Punjab, India
  • Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
  • Weight
    • 280 lbs (127 kg)
  • Nicknames Indian He-Man, Rustam-e-Hind
  • Notes He is famous for his legendary takedown of Australian wrestler, King Kong.

Career History

  • Roles
    • Actor ( November 28, 1952 - July 12, 2012)
    • Politician ( January 1, 1998 - December 31, 2009)
    • Wrestler ( January 1, 1948 - June 30, 1983)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion INDY January 1, 1948 June 30, 1983
    Promotion Japanese Wrestling AssociationJWA January 1, 1955 December 31, 1955
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face January 1, 1948 June 30, 1983
  • Images History
    Jan 1969
    Jan 1969
    Jan 1953
    Jan 1953
    Jan 1948
    Jan 1948

  • Finishers
    • Airplane Spin

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2018, Legacy
  • Indian promotions

    • 1 Commonwealth Championship
    • 1 Unknown World Wrestling Championship

    Maple Leaf Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Canadian Open Tag Team Championship (with Yukon Eric)

    World Wide Wrestling Association

    • 10 WWWA World Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame induction (class of 1996)
    • 1951 Champion of Malaysia
    • 1954 Rustam-e-Hind
    • 1956 Rustam-e-Punjab

Relations

  • Tag Teams & Stables
    • Dara Singh and Yukon Eric - Yukon Eric ( July 3, 1958 - August 7, 1958)

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