Dara Singh’s death: Bollywood mourns the loss

Thu, July 12, 2012 1:15pm UTC by 26 Comments
Dara Singh’s death: Bollywood mourns the loss

Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Neha Dhupia, Shekhar Kapoor, Mahesh Bhatt and several others tweeted about Dara Singh

Former wrestling champion and actor Dara Singh passed away at his home in Mumbai on Thursday morning following a brief illness. He was 84. B-town celebrities took to Twitter to express their grief and sorrow. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan remembers Dara Singh as a great Indian and the finest human being. Superstar Shahrukh Khan calls him “our very own Superman”. Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt calls him his childhood hero. Veteran actor Anupam Kher says he a was larger than life humble person and actor Manoj Bajpayee describes him as the symbol of physical strength. Read more tweets:

Amitabh Bachchan: Dara Singhji passed away this morning. A great Indian and one of the finest humans. An entire era of his celebrated presence gone.

Shahrukh Khan: Wrestlers are made of sweat, determination and a hard to find alloy called guts. Most apt for Dara Singhji our very own superman. Will miss you sir.

Mahesh Bhatt: Dara Singh passes away. Memories of this warm ‘pehlwan’-turned-actor flicker in my memory. When childhood heroes die the world looks desolate.

Abhishek Bachchan: Daraji passes away. Had the honour of working with him in ‘Shararat’. The most gentle and kind man. Really looked up to him. Will miss him.

Neha Dhupia: RIP Dara Singhji. Our ‘asli’ he-man. My condolences to the family.

Anupam Kher: Dara Singhji was larger than life but never made anyone feel dwarfed with his presence. The strongest and the humblest. A hero all the way.

Manoj Bajpayee: The symbol of physical strength, Dara Singhji is no more with us now. May god bless his soul with peace.

Madhur Bhandarkar: RIP Rustam-e-Hind. The strong man of India will be missed dearly.

Shekhar Kapur: RIP DaraSingh. At grand old age he used to stride down Juhu beach, body erect, smile on his face at a pace faster than 20 year olds.

Sujoy Ghosh: My dad made me watch most of Dara Singh’s black and white films. I believed everything Dara Singh did he could.

Sophie Choudry: RIP Dara Singhji. Original macho man, asli Punjabi and a hero to many through the years. Yet another legend joins the stars in the skies.

Arshad Warsi: Another great soul has left us. Dara Singh, a humble man who was made of steel and had a heart of gold. RIP sir.

Vishal Dadlani: Dara Singh Saab, RIP. Your name came to mean strength. Anyone attempting a feat of strength will forever be asked “Oye, Dara Singh hai kya?”

Ayushmann Khurrana: My first internship was at Dara studios, Mohali for Zee Punjabi during my Panjab University days. The man was full of life. RIP Dara Singhji.

Divya Dutta: The warmth in his eyes when he smiled as hanumanji, connected me to him the very first time as someone so good hearted. He never let anything wrong.

Kunal Kohli: Dara Singh personified strength and goodness in abundance. Our first super hero Dara Singh.Subscribe to me on YouTube

  • sandip shaw

    I am extriemly sorry because dara sing was death.

    • Jugnu Singla

      I am very sad for the death of dara singh g.

      • Raushan Sinha

        I am really sad for the death of strong dara singh ji

        • Surender Duggal

          Dara sing G You was a genuan indian

          • Surender Duggal

            I am extremly sorry that Dara Sing g is no more but he will remain always in our hearts as a proud of india.

  • linda michael

    It is an end of an era.RIP,God give strength to the family for bearing this great loss.Who can forget his memorable character Hanuman in serial Ramayan,one cannot imagine another artist in that part.Went into the safe arms of god.

  • kamini

    We have lost RUSTAMEY-HIND ,a dynamic personality with a heart of gold ,his presence will allways be felt .I will miss him .RIP , May God give his family the strength to face this big loss —– I M sure he will B guiding his BOLLYWOOD family from above .WE WILL MISS U SIR.

  • Ramkesh yadav

    Wrestler-actor, Rustam-e-Hind` Dara Singh died in Mumbai today at 7.30 am. he was a true Indian & a true Human being. He was a great personality. He was a good actor. His earlier films in black and white was good and most of them contained the wrestling element. Dara Singh Randhawa became World Champion on 29 May, 1968 when he defeated Lou Thesz of America.
    I want see always you as our HANUMAN. May God bless your
    Soul: “JAI SHREE RAM” – Ramkesh Yadav (Poet & Author), mumbai-400072,

  • ashwin

    I want see always you as our HANUMAN. May God bless your
    i love u dara singh ji jay hanuman

  • Ranvir singh

    i am so sad that daara singh was death.he will realy a superstar and super man for us.

  • vikash goswami ‘vicky’

    O!!!!! Dara Singh Ji, You become a proverb of stiffness. the only HE MAN of India. You were the pride of india. We’ll miss you a lot.

  • Gaurav Shukla

    Dara Ji… we will remembered u always.

  • Devinder Singh

    Kahan Tum CHale Gye Dara Singh Ji……

    • rajesh

      DARA SINGH IS A SECOND HANUMAN JI IN REAL LIFE

  • madhu

    we miss u dara singh jiiiiiiiiiii……

  • anil gautam

    dara singh aap kha chale gye is duniya ko cod kar

  • vivek

    we misssssss dara singh very much dara singh aap kahan chale gaye is duniya ko chod kar

  • rajesh

    nice person of daraji… very old person of ajadi time man…

  • Shaik Ali

    Dara Singh Ji has been a great actor not only well known in the Indian soil but also in Singapur.

  • umesh

    dara singh g me bhi ap gesa banna chahata hu aap mughe asirbad dena

  • arushi sharma

    I got shock when i came to know Dara Singh ji is no more at that movement i was not ready to belive this truth n how it can happen he was such a strong person i m feeling too bad for Dara Singh ji i respect him lot for his kind heart the happy and healthy life which Dara Singh had live i cannot be like Dara Singh ji fully but i m trying my best to be like him in my life we will Misssssss u alot sir it is rightly said by Manoj Bajpayjee he was THE SYMBOL OF PHYSICAL STRENGTH

  • avi nischal

    dara singh ji tuhade jaisa na koi hai na koi ho sakda tusi ta es duniya nu chad ke waheguru ji de charna ch baith gaye par sade es punjabi kom nu tuhade bohut lod hai so plz sanu apna sahirwad dende rehna

  • Ramkesh yadav

    (2001 me meri pushtak VATAN KAVYSANGRAH ka lokarpan karane vale, vishva kushti champion va abhineta dev tulya Dara Singh ki shradhanjali me Ramkesh Yadav ke do shabd…….), 13 july,2012,

    JANE KA TO GAM HAI SABHI KO,
    KAYI PIDHIYA AAPNE TAIYAR KI HAI.
    DESH VIKAS ME KAM KIYA JO,
    ISASE BADI KHUSHI AUR NAHI HAI.

    AATE HAIN SAB LOG YAHA PAR,
    BANATI NAHI KOI UNAKI KAHANI.
    SHUKRA HAI UPARVALE KA KI,
    CHODI HAI AAPNE AMIT NISHANI.

    EK TAPSHVI JIVAN JIYE AAP,
    VISHVA ME BHARAT KA NAM BADHAY.
    AAPKE KARMO KA MOL NAHI,
    JO JITANA CHAHE HISHAB LAGAY.
    -RAMKESH M. YADAV (POET & AUTHOR), KURLA,MUMBAI.

  • C.R.Arun

    Whole India has lost a true and finest indian in Sri darasingh-ji. He shall be very dearly remembered in our hearts forever.

  • raheem

    darasingh.kushti.man.rustam.e.hind

  • nirmal singh sandhu

    dara singh great wrestler great human great jat had the pleasure of meeting him many times you will be rembered by all indians around the globe


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