Free Press Journal
  • Dara Singh 6th death anniversary: Mythological stints of ‘Rustam-E-Hind’ you may not know about

    Dara Singh Randhawa was best known as the crowned wrestler of his era. A man of many talents, Dara Singh was born on November 19, 1928. His name is included in the wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of fame. Singh was a true Punjabi and, as a successful wrestler from the Indian soil, he represented his motherland at several World Championships. Sadly, the sher of Punjab left us on this day, July 12,

  • Dara Singh birth anniversary: Iconic roles of ‘Rustam-E-Hind’

    Whether it was the wrestling ground or acting field, this body builder with a 53-inch long chest never failed himself in any situation. Standing tall at 6.2 feet, in the 60s, Dara Singh was known as India’s best wrestler.

  • One killed, 5 injured in clash over eve-teasing incident

    Muzaffarnagar: A 40-year-old man was killed and five others were injured in a clash over alleged eve- teasing at Mantgharh village in Shamli district, the police said today. According to Circle Officer Sunil Tyagi, a woman was allegedly harassed by one Dara Singh and her husband objected to it. The confrontation between Singh and the husband, last night, turned into a violent clash in which others got involved. Sharp weapons and lathis

  • Akshay Kumar keen to play Dara Singh in biopic

    Bollywood star Akshay Kumar on Saturday expressed his desire to play legendary wrestler and actor Dara Singh onscreen if a biopic is ever made on the late icon. At the launch of ‘Deedara Aka Dara Singh’, a book based on Dara Singh’s life, written by Seema Sonik Alimchand, Akshay said: “If Bindu (Dara Singh’s son) requests me, I would like to play the role of Dara Singh in his biopic.”