Vindu Dara Singh

Vindu Dara Singh (born 6 May 1964) is an Indian film and television actor. He is the winner of the third season of Bigg Boss.

Vindu Dara Singh
Born (1964-05-06) 6 May 1964
Years active1994–present
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Spouse(s)Farah Naaz (divorced)
Dina Umarova
RelativesSee Randhawa family


Vindu made his acting debut in the 1994 Hindi film Karan. Then he acted in 1996 Punjabi film, Rab Dian Rakhan which was directed by his father. Since then, he has acted in many films, mostly in supporting roles.

He has also acted in TV serials, including the role of Hanuman in the TV serial Jai Veer Hanuman, much like his father did in Ramayan. He has also starred as a supervillain in TV serials on Star Plus, including Zaal in Ssshhhh...Koi Hai (2003) and Char Sau Chalis in Karma (2004). Vindu has also played an important role in the serial "Black" on 9X where he has played the character of Rajiv, a medium who can establish connections with spirits. Vindu Dara Singh has made appearance in television shows like Master Chef 2, Comedy Circus, All Most Famous, Maa Exchange. Singh also paired in a Pepsi commercial with Ranbir Kapoor.

He was the winner of the third season of the reality TV show Bigg Boss in 2009 and was also announced the most stylish and bold contestant to win the Chevrolet Cruze a feat that has never occurred winning both the cash prize and car, defeating Pravesh Rana and Poonam Dhillon. He has been given the title 'Bade dil wala' (man with a golden heart) by his housemates.

Vindu Dara Singh has also worked in many successful films like Garv, Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya, Partner, Khushboo, Team - The Force, Kisse Pyaar Karoon, Kambakkht Ishq, Maruti, Housefull.

Personal life

Vindu's father was the wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh. He divorced actress Farah, with whom he had a son, and subsequently married model Dina Umarova, with whom he has a daughter.[1]

In May 2013, he was arrested for alleged links to bookies in the 2013 spot-fixing scandal.[2][3]


Dubbing roles

Animated films

Film TitleOriginal VoiceCharacterDub LanguageOriginal LanguageOriginal Year ReleaseDub Year ReleaseNotes
The IncrediblesSamuel L. JacksonLucius Best / Frozone
HindiEnglish20042004The Hindi dub released as
"Hum Hain Lajawab".
Vrajesh Hirjee dubbed this character in sequel.


Ssshhhh...Koi Hai (2003)Zaal
Bigg Boss 3 (2009)Himself (WINNER)
Maa exchange (2011)Himself
Power Couple (2015)


Welcome - Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi ki (2013)Himself
Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein (2013)Bhushan (Foolish Man)
Jai Veer HanumanHanuman
Betaal Pachisi (1997)Zulmato
Chandrakanta Himself


  1. IANS (27 December 2009). "'I hope I'm as lucky as Shilpa'". mid-day. Retrieved 13 June 2011.
  2. Deshpande, Alok (22 May 2013). "Dara Singh's son among three arrested". The Hindu. Retrieved 24 May 2013.
  3. "IPL spot-fixing: Vindoo Dara Singh sent to 3-day police custody for alleged links to bookies". NDTV. 21 May 2013. Retrieved 23 May 2013.

4. Vindu Dara Singh to perform in a Ramleela

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