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Vindu Dara Singh

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Vindu Dara Singh, also known as Vindoo Dara Singh, is an Indian model, actor, producer, and entrepreneur. He is the son of wrestler, Dara Singh. Vindu has acted in various movies and TV serials. In addition to acting in movies and serials, he has also participated in many reality shows.

Wiki/Biography

Vindu Dara Singh was born on Wednesday, 6 May 1964 (age 55 years; as in 2019) in Mumbai. He attended Mumbai’s Jamnabai Narsee School. He pursued his graduation from Mithibai College, Mumbai. He made his Bollywood debut in 1992 with the movie “Diwana Ashiq.” Thereafter, he went on to work in various regional language movies as well. Vindu has also been a contestant on various reality shows.

Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 6’ 0”
  • Weight (approx.): 90 kg
  • Hair Colour: Black
  • Eye Colour: Dark Brown
  • Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 42″, Waist 34″, Biceps 14″

Family, Caste & Wife

Vindu Dara Singh was born as Virender Singh Randhawa in a Jatt Sikh Family to the former wrestler and actor-Dara Singh Randhawa (father) and Surjit Kaur Randhawa (mother). His father and mother passed away in 2012 and 2016 respectively.

Childhood image of Vindu Dara Singh

Childhood image of Vindu Dara Singh

Vindu Dara Singh with his father- Dara Singh

Vindu Dara Singh with his father- Dara Singh

Vindu Dara Singh with his mother-Surjit Kaur Randhawa

Vindu Dara Singh with his mother-Surjit Kaur Randhawa

Film producer- Amrik Singh Randhawa is his brother. He has three sisters, Deepa Singh, Kamal Singh, and Loveleen Singh.

Vindu Dara Singh (encircled) with his family

Vindu Dara Singh (encircled) with his family

Vindu Dara Singh with his mother three sisters and brother

Vindu Dara Singh with his mother three sisters and brother

Childhood image of Vindu Dara Singh with his grandmother

Childhood image of Vindu Dara Singh with his grandmother

Parduman Singh, who is an actor, is Vindu’s half-brother

Vindu Dara Singh's half brother-Parduman Randhawa

Vindu Dara Singh’s half brother-Parduman Randhawa

Vindu Dara Singh was rumoured to be in a relationship with Reem Kapadia, sister of actress Dimple Kapadia.

Reem Kapadia

Reem Kapadia

In 1996, Vindu Dara got married to actress, Farah Naaz. They have a son, Fateh Randhawa. Vindu Dara Singh and Farah Naaz got divorced in 2002.

Vindu Dara Singh and Farah Naaz's marriage picture

Vindu Dara Singh and Farah Naaz’s marriage picture

Vindu Dara Singh with his father and son

Vindu Dara Singh with his father and son

Vindu Dara Singh's son Fateh Randhawa

Vindu Dara Singh’s son- Fateh Randhawa

In 2005, Vindu Dara Singh got married to Russian model and entrepreneur- Dina Umarova. The couple has a daughter, Amelia Randhawa.

Vindu Dara Singh with Dina Umarova

Vindu Dara Singh with Dina Umarova

Vindu Dara Singh's daughter- Amelia Randhawa

Vindu Dara Singh’s daughter- Amelia Randhawa

Career

Vindu Dara Singh began his career as a child artist in 1970 with the Punjabi film “Nanak Dukhiya Sab Sansar.”

Vindu Dara Singh in "Nanak Dukhiya Sab Sansar"

Vindu Dara Singh in “Nanak Dukhiya Sab Sansar”

Vindu Dara Singh Punjabi film debut "Nanak Dukhiya Sab Sansar"

Vindu Dara Singh Punjabi film debut “Nanak Dukhiya Sab Sansar”

In 1996, Vindu Dara Singh made his debut as a Punjabi actor with the Punjabi film “Rabb Dian Rakhan.”

Vindu Dara Singh Punjabi film debut as an actor "Rabb Dian Rakhan"

Vindu Dara Singh Punjabi film debut as an actor “Rabb Dian Rakhan”

Vindu Dara Singh started his Bollywood career as a dancer. He made his Bollywood debut as an actor in 1992 with the movie “Diwana Ashiq.”

Vindu Dara Singh Bollywood debut "Diwana Ashiq"

Vindu Dara Singh Bollywood debut “Diwana Ashiq”

Vindu Dara Singh has acted in many Bollywood movies including “Karan” (1994), “Garv” (2004), “Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya” (2005), “Kambakkht Ishq” (2009), “Mujhse Shaadi Karogi” (2004), “Housefull” (2010), “Housefull 2” (2012), and “Son Of Sardar” (2012).

Vindu Dara Singh in "Karan"

Vindu Dara Singh in “Karan”

Vindu Dara Singh in "Kambakkht Ishq"

Vindu Dara Singh in “Kambakkht Ishq”

Vindu Dara Singh in "Son of Sardar"

Vindu Dara Singh in “Son of Sardar”

Besides working in mainstream Bollywood films, Vindu has also acted in various Punjabi, Telugu, and Bhojpuri movies.

Vindu Dara Singh in Punjabi movie "Jatt James Bond"

Vindu Dara Singh in Punjabi movie “Jatt James Bond”

In addition, Vindu is often seen working in television serials as well. He has worked in mythological television serials like ‘Jai Veer Hanuman,’ ‘Vishnu Puran,’ ‘Jai Maa Vaishno Devi,’ ‘Jai Ganesha,’ and ‘Sri Bhagavatam.’

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Vindu Dara Singh in "Jai Veer Hanuman"

Vindu Dara Singh in “Jai Veer Hanuman”

He has also acted in the play “Hello Darling.”

In 2009, Vindu participated in the reality show “Bigg Boss.” He was also the winner of the show.

Vindu Dara Singh after winning "Bigg Boss 3"

Vindu Dara Singh after winning “Bigg Boss 3”

Vindu Dara Singh judged the dance reality show “Chak Dhoom Dhoom” in 2010.

Vindu Dara Singh during the launch of "Chak Dhoom Dhoom"

Vindu Dara Singh during the launch of “Chak Dhoom Dhoom”

Thereafter, in 2011, he was one of the top 15 contestants in the reality show “Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout.”

Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout

Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout

Vindu Dara Singh participated and was also the winner of another reality show “Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki.”

Vindu Dara Singh in "Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki"

Vindu Dara Singh in “Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki”

Vindu Dara Singh and his wife, Dina Umarova, were contestants on Sony TV’s reality show “Power Couple” (2015).

Vindu Dara Singh and Dina Umarova in the show "Power Couple"

Vindu Dara Singh and Dina Umarova in the show “Power Couple”

In 2018, Vindu turned a producer with the comedy show “Golmaal The Play.”

Vindu Dara Singh in "Golmaal The Play"

Vindu Dara Singh in “Golmaal The Play”

He lent his voice for the Hindi version of the Hollywood film “The Incredibles” which was titled ‘Hum Hain Lajawab’ (2004).

"The Incredibles" ("Hum Hain Lajawab")

“The Incredibles” (“Hum Hain Lajawab”)

Vindu Dara Singh portrayed the role of Lord Hanuman at Delhi’s ‘Lav Kush Ramlila’ in 2018.

In 2019, he, along with his wife, Dina Umarova, participated in season 9 of the dance reality show “Nach Baliye.”

Apart from acting in movies and television serials, Vindu has also been seen on various television commercials.

Controversies

  • In 2013, Vindu Dara Singh was arrested in a spot-fixing scam during the IPL tournament. Kiran Bendbar, the prosecutor, had mentioned that Vindu had asked Asad Rauf, Pakistani umpire, to destroy the SIM card before getting arrested. Apparently, the SIM card was being used by one of the absconding bookies named ‘Sanjay Jaipur.’ The actor was, however, granted bail.
  • In May 2013, Vindu came into the limelight again after being arrested by the Mumbai Police on the claims of being associated with some International Sex Rackets. Reports emerged that Vindu Dara Singh used to supply girls, who had come from Kazakhstan, to Indian cricketers. Singh was also connected to bookies named ‘Prem Taneja’ and ‘Pawan Jaipur.’ The girls had come to India on a tourist visa.

Favourite Things

  • Wrestler: Sonika Kaliraman
  • Boxers: Manoj Kumar, Jai Bhagwan
  • TV Show: Bigg Boss
  • Restaurant: Bayroute in Juhu (Mumbai)

Facts

  • Vindu Dara Singh’s hobbies include travelling and swimming.
  • He is a supporter of the political party- Bharatiya Janata Party.
  • Singh drinks alcohol.

Vindu Dara Singh drinks alcohol

  • His first wife, Farah Naaz, is the sister of the Bollywood actress, Tabu.
Vindu Dara Singh with Farah Naaz (ex-wife) and Tabu

Vindu Dara Singh with Farah Naaz (ex-wife) and Tabu

  • Vindu manages “Dara Studios” in Mohali, Punjab. “Dara Film Studios” was founded by his father, Dara Singh, in 1978.
Vindu Dara Singh manages Dara Film Studios

Dara Film Studios

  • He is fond of dogs.

Vindu Dara Singh is fond of dogs

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