Dara Singh was a well-known wrestler before he joined Hindi films. He became the wrestling champion of India before winning the world championship crown. He was also known as "Rustom-E-Hind" which was also made into a movie later on.
He made his debut with the film "King Kong" in 1962. This film was highly appreciated and thereafter came many movies where he played roles of similar type. Some of his movies like "Rustom-E-Rome" (1963), "Rustom-E-Baghdad" (1962) and "Rustom-E-Hind" (1964) did Well. There were many other films of his like "Aaya Toofan", "Sher-E-Watan", 'Shankar Khan' and 'Balraj Shri Krishna' in the same.
His most famous role in Hindi films as a character role was that in film "Mard", directed by Manmohan Desai. In this film he played the role ...» read full biography