Famed actor Vindu Dara Singh celebrated his father’s 86th birthday in the village of Jhulana in Ghusai Kheda on November 19, 2014. His father, Dara Singh who expired on 12th July 2012 was a well-known wrestler-turned-actor. He was the first sportsman to be nominated to the Rajya Sabha. As a part of the celebration, Vindu organized the cake cutting ceremony in remembrance of his father in D.P.S School with the children. Thereafter a wrestling competition was held in Aadarsh wrestling camp (Aadarsh Akhada) in Jind. Vindu who was also the renowned guest too honored all the wrestlers.
The occasion also marked by releasing the autobiography “Meri Aatam Katha” of his father – Dara Singh which is Writen by Dara Singh & Released by BJP MP Dharambir Singh from Bhivani. The book will feature in the syllabus of all Haryana schools as a part of “Moral Education”. An emotional Vindu said, “Earlier wrestlers used to hail from Punjab. Now sportsmen and wrestlers from Haryana are taking centre stage in Olympics, Asian Games and other national games. I am really overwhelmed.”
On the occasion, Ratan Singh, uncle of Vindu, Wrestling President Sumer Pahalwan, Jaggi Sihag, Billu Pahalwan, Wrestling coach Dalbir Sindhu, Anil Faur and many others made their presence felt.