Sandeep Singh Wiki/Bio
Sandeep Singh was born on 27th February 1986 to Shahabad Haryana, India. His current age 32 years as of 2018. He was born to Gurucharan Singh Bhindar and Daljit Kaur Bhindar. He has an elder brother Bikramjeet, who is also a Hockey Player. Interestingly, he wanted to a Hockey player after seeing his brother’s Hockey Kit.
Sandeep Singh married to Kaur Harjinder who is Sandeep’s childhood friend and belongs to the same village.
Sandeep Singh Physical Appearance
Sandeep Singh 6ft 1 inch (184cm) tall and weighs around 75 kg (165 lbs). His figure measurement is 42-30-14. His chest size 42 inches and waist size 30 inches and Biceps size 14 inches. He has the perfect body shape. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.
Sandeep Singh Career
Shockingly Sandeep Singh was not determined about Hockey. His elder brother Bikramjeet Singh got his new Hockey Kit with dresses and boots. After seeing his brother with those shiny boots he wanted to a Hockey Player. He was educated at Shivalik Public School, Mohali.
Sandeep Singh’s international debut was in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in January 2004 in Kuala Lumpur. He took over as the captain of the Indian national team in January 2009, and Rajpal Singh succeeded him later in 2010. Sandeep Singh is a well-known drag-flicker and playing position is the fullback. At a time he was said to have the best speed in the world in drag flick (speed 145 km/h).
Under his captaincy, the Indian team managed to clinch the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in 2009 after defeating Malaysia in the finals at Ipoh. India won the title after a long wait of 13 years. Singh was also the top goal scorer of the tournament.
The India men’s national field hockey team has qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London after a gap of 8 years. The team had a resounding victory over France in the finals of the Olympic qualifiers by beating France 8–1. Ace drag-flicker Sandeep Singh starred in the final against France by scoring five goals – including a hat-trick – all from penalty corners. Sandeep was the highest scorer of the Olympic qualifiers tournament by scoring 16 goals.
Sandeep Singh became the fifth highest-paid marquee player at the inaugural Hockey India League auctions as the Mumbai franchise bought him for USD 64,400 with his base price being USD 27,800.
The Mumbai team has been named Mumbai Magicians. Scoring 11 goals in 12 games, Sandeep emerged as the top scorer in the first edition of the league. In 2014, he was signed by Punjab Warriors. After playing two seasons for the team, he was signed by Ranchi Rays for USD 81,000 in 2015 starting 2016.
On 21 August 2006, Singh was seriously injured after being hit by an accidental gunshot in the Shatabadi Express train, while on his way to join the national team due to leave for the World Cup in Germany two days later. He was almost paralyzed and in a wheelchair for 1 year of his life. Singh not only recovered from that serious injury but also established himself again in the Indian team.
Sandeep Singh Biopic “Soorma” Movie
Sandeep Singh Biopic Soorma is released today 13th July 2018. Diljit Dosanjh playing the role of Sandeep Singh and Taapsee Pannu playing the role of Sandeep’s wife Harjinder Kaur.
Sandeep Singh Facts
- Scoring 16 goals, Singh was the leading goal scorer in the qualifying tournament for the 2012 London Olympics.
- Sandeep Singh scored the most goals and won the Man of the Tournament award in the 2009 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.
- He paralyzed for 1-year of his life. He recovered and established himself again in the Indian team.
Sandeep Singh Wiki/Biography
|Real Name||Sandeep Singh|
|Date of Birth||27 February 1986|
|Birthplace||Shahabad, Haryana, India|
|Star Sign / Zodiac Sign||Taurus|
|Debut||2004 – Sultan Azlan Shah Cup|
2009 -India Hockey team Captain
|Height, Weight & Body Measurements|
|Height in Centimeters||184cm|
|Height in meters||1.84 m|
|Height in Inches||6’ 1”|
|Weight in Kilograms||Not Known|
|Weight in Pounds||Not known|
|Body Measurements||Not Known|
|Waist Size||Not Known|
|Biceps Size||Not known|
|Family and Relatives|
|Father||Gurucharan Singh Bhindar|
|Mother||Daljit Kaur Bhindar|
|Affairs, Girlfriends and Marital Status|
|Wife / Spouse||Harjinder Kaur|
|Education and School, College|
|Educational Qualification||Not available|
|College / University||Not known|
|Favorites Things and Like & Dislike|
|Favorite Actor||Nana Patekar|
|Favorite Actress||Not Available|
|Favorite Color||Not Available|
|Favorite Food||Not Known|
|Favorite Destination||Not Known|
|Net Worth||Not Available|
|House Address||Not Available|
|Phone Number||Not Available|
|Email Id||Not Available|