Rustam-e-Hind Dara Singh passes away

Dara Singh

Wrestler-actor Dara Singh, whose condition continues to be very critical, was declared brain dead by doctors on Wednesday night. The family decided to take him to home so that he may pass his last moments with all his kin.

Dara Singh has been undergoing dialysis at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and doctors has said that there has been significant damage to his brain.

On Wednesday morning, Ram Narain, COO, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, had said “His condition is still very critical. MRI is showing significant damage to brain due to decreased oxygen supply to brain when he had the cardiac arrest.”

“His condition is not good at all,” his son Vindu Dara Singh said.

Dara Singh had been hospitalised on Saturday. His close friends Dharmendra, Raza Murad, Farah Khan among others visited him at the hospital.

Dara Singh, who won the title of Rustam-e-Hind for his wrestling prowess, entered the film world in 1952 with “Sangdil”.

He appeared in various films like “Watan Se Door”, “”Rustom-E-Baghdad”, “Sher Dil”, “Sikandar E Azam”, “Raaka”, “Mera Naam Joker”, “Dharam Karam” and “Mard”. He was last seen in a 2007 release “Jab We Met”.

He has also done TV serials and is best known for his portrayal of Hanuman in “Ramayan”.

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