Born: November 19,1928 Dharmu Chak, British Punjab
Height: 6 feet 2 inches
Biography: This wrestler turned actor started his Bollywood career primarily as a stunt actor. No prizes for guessing why. His debut was in the movie Sangdil (1952). His pairing with the beautiful Mumtaz was a big favourite with the audience and they went on to do sixteen films together. Dara Singh’s portrayal of Hanuman in the television adaption of the epic Ramayana made him a household name. Some of the movies in which he has acted with Prithviraj Kapoor include Sikander-e-Aazam, Khakaan, Lootera, Daku Mangalsingh and Insaaf. He played Kareena Kapoor’s grandfather in Jab We Met.