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Yograj Singh Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 23, 2018

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Short Biography

Yograj Singh was born on 25-03-1958 in Chandigarh, Punjab, India. He is an Indian Cricket Player, Cricket Coach, Film Actor & Voice Artist.

Other Name: Yograj Singh Bhandal
Other Professions: Cricket Coach Film Actor Voice Artist
Appearance: Punjabi Bollywood

Yograj Singh Complete Bio & Career

Yograj Singh, an apprentice of the legendary Indian cricketer Kapil Dev, forced his way into the Indian team made that toured Australia and New Zealand in 1980-81 seasons. A tall, well-built fast bowler, Yograj played just a solitary Test in his entire career and has also represented India in 6 ODIs and all against the New Zealand.  He took 5 wickets including both One-day’s and Tests and India’s former head coach John Wright being his only Test wicket.

For some strange reason, Yograj has always accused Kapil Dev of his cricketing career cut short. In reality, Yograj in his entire cricketing career has played just only 30 First-Class matches and in all taking 66 wickets at an average of 27. He had a wonderful first class season in 1979-80. A series on injury kept him out for the most part of his career and thus decided to hang his boots and opt for a career outside cricket.

Yograj eventually forged a highly successful career in the Punjabi film industry and also made some occasional appearances in Bollywood as well. He made his acting debut with the Punjabi language film Batwara in 1983. To date, Yograj Singh has acted in some 35 films which include Hollywood’s hit film West is West in 2008 and Hindu film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. He played the role of Farhan Akhtar’s(Reel life Milkha Singh) coach in the films and was well appreciated. Recently he appeared in Akshay Kumar starrer Bollywood film Singh is Bling.

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Yograj Singh Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was married to Shabana Singh but the couple divorced. The couple was blessed with two sons Yuvraj Singh and Zorawar Singh. His son Yuvraj Singh is one of the finest cricketers that India has ever produced and it was Yograj who served as his trainer in the initial part of his career.

Life's Important Dates Of Yograj Singh

Body Measurements

Chest Size 44
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 35
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Chandigarh, Punjab, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Sikh
Address Chandigarh, Punjab, India
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Travelling, Listening Music, Acting
Marital Status Married
Debut Batwara (1983)
Teen Thay Bhai (2011)
Best Movies Batwara (1983)
Yaar Gareeba Daa (1986)
Jatt Te Zameen (1987)
Anakh Jattan Dee (1990)
Qurbani Jatt Di (1990)
Jatt Punjab Da (1990) among others


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Actor Jaswinder Bhalla
Favorite Singer Gurdas Maan
Favorite Place Goa, Punjab
Favorite Food Homemade Healthy Food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Yograj Singh

  • He is a social activist and a nature lover. He is very much attached to his home town.
  • He has come forward in support of farmers during their protest against agriculture bills.
  • In one of his interviews, he blamed M.S. Dhoni for dropping his son from the team for World Cup 2015.
  • As an actor, he has performed in dozens of Punjabi films and becomes a well-known actor.
  • His cricket career came to an end due to his hand injury.

Yograj Singh Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

64 years, 11months, 24 days old age Yograj Singh will turn 65 on 25 March, 2023. Only 3 days, 19 hours,10 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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