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 Biography of Sandeep Singh | Sandeep Singh Biography 

 Sandeep Singh, as a captain in the Indian Hockey team, he himself as well as illuminated the name of the country. These are the shining stars of our country, who won India by their brilliant performance in the 2012 London Olympic Qualifiers tournament. This year a biopic film based on his life ‘Soorma’ is also going to be made. 

Sandeep Singh Profile Former hockey player Sandeep Singh started his political innings. He joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday. There is a possibility that Sandeep Singh may contest the Haryana Assembly elections from Pehowa. Sandeep Singh needs no introduction in Indian hockey. Sandeep Singh was known as a specialist in penalty corners. Sandeep Singh came into the limelight in the year 2004 by performing a brilliant game against arch-rivals Pakistan. Through this article, we are going to tell you about the biography and profile of former hockey player Sandeep Singh.

Indian Hockey Team Captain Sandeep Singh Biography

Sandeep Singh

Full Name:-  Sandeep Singh Bhinder

Nickname:-  Flickr Singh

Profession :- Hockey Player

Born :-  27 February, 1986

Age:- 34 Years

Birth Place:-  Shahabad, Haryana, India

Hometown:- Shahabad, Haryana, India

Religion:- Sikhism

Caste:- Jat

Nationality:- Indian

Father’s Name:-  Gurcharan Singh Bhinder

Mother’s Name:- Daljit Kaur Bhinder

Brother’s Name:- Bikramjit Singh (Former Hockey Player)

Wife’s Name:- Harjinder Kaur (Women’s Hockey Player)

Coach / Mentor:- Bikramjit Singh (elder brother of Sandeep)

Famous For:-  One of the world’s most terrifying drag-flickers

Playing Position:-  Fullback

Body  measure

1. Height 6 feet

2. Weight 75 kg

3. Chest 42 inches

4. Waist 30 inches

5. Biceps 14 inches

6. Eye Color Black

7. Hair Color Black

Domestic / State :¬- Teams 

1. Mumbai Magicians (2013)

2. Punjab Warriors (2014-15)

3. Ranchi Race (2016 – Present)

4. Havant Hockey Club (United Kingdom)

Specialties of Sandeep Singh

 1. Best in Penalty Corner

2. The ultimate shot that scores a certain goal.

3. Best Drag – Flickr

4. He knows very well how to react to the defense against the team.

5. Able to defend against the opposing team

6. Very talented at passing the ball

9. Zodiac Pisces

10. Food Habit Non-Veg


Awards and Achievements received by Sandeep Singh

Award Name- Sun Award

1. Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2009 Highest Goal Scorer

2. Highest goal scorer (16) in 2012 qualifying tournament for London Olympics

3. Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2009 Player of the Tournament

4. 2010 Arjuna Award from the Government of India

Likes and Dislikes

This 32-year-old player has done many medals in the name of India by performing brilliantly in Indian hockey. Their likes and dislikes are as follows –

1. Hobbies like working out, watching movies, acting, listening to music

2. Tattoo His right arm has a tattoo of the Olympic rings

3. Favorite Hockey Player Dhanraj Pillai, Sohail Abbas

4. Favorite Food Pasta, Salad, Sprouted Grains

5. Favorite Actor Shahrukh Khan

Birth, Family and Education

Sandeep Singh was born in a Jat family of Haryana, which was a middle class family. He completed his studies in his hometown, Shahabad, Kurukshetra. For further studies, Sandeep took admission in Khalsa College located in Patiala, and later obtained a BA degree from Kurukshetra University.

His elder brother Bikramjit Singh has also been a hockey player, and he has also worked for Indian Oil. Vikramjit was a talented drag-flicker, but he had to give up his dreams due to his injuries, but later he trained his brother Sandeep for the game. Sandeep’s brother is presently working as DSP in Haryana Police professionally.

Love and Marriage Life of Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh knew junior hockey player Harjinder Kaur during his youth. In fact, a few decades ago, the families of both Sandeep and Harjinder came to live in the same village in Pakistan. This was the reason that they both came close and both fell in love. Their relationship was soon accepted. In August 2008, both of them married and after that both of them went to play at the international level. After marriage, Harjinder decides to leave her hockey dreams behind at Sandeep’s request and now takes care of her son, Sehajdeep.

International Career

In January 2004, Sandeep made his international debut during the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Kuala Lumpur. In August of the same year, he made his debut at the Summer Olympics held in Athens, Greece. In 2004 itself, he scored 16 goals in the Junior Asia Cup hockey held in Pakistan and he also became the top scorer in that tournament. He led India to a 5-2 win against Pakistan in the final in this tournament. He scored 2 goals in this match and India got this title for the first time. In 2004, he played for the Champions Trophy held in Lahore, and scored 3 goals. He also scored 3 goals in the next year’s 2005 Champions Trophy in Chennai. He also scored 3 goals during the Indo-Pak Hockey Series in September-October this year.

In 2006, he participated for the Indian hockey team in the Commonwealth Games held in Melbourne. In this he scored 7 goals, with which he became the top scorer of this tournament. In June this year, he again scored 3 goals during the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup held in Kuala Lumpur.

Sandeep Singh suffered a major injury and his subsequent career (Injury and Subsequent Careers)

22 August 2006 It was a dark day for the Indian team as well as a great hockey player, Sandeep Singh. That day he was traveling in Shatabdi Express with his friend Major Singh. Actually he was going to join the national team to take part in the World Cup to be held in Germany. Then suddenly by his friend Major SinghA gunshot went straight to his thigh, injuring him badly. This news created panic among the hockey watching audience of the whole country. They were all shocked, because everyone had high hopes from him in the International World Cup Hockey Tournament. This tournament was supposed to take place exactly 2 days after that incident, and they were not able to be a part of this tournament. The bullet damaged his lower reed, liver and kidney, paralyzing the lower part of his body and doctors even said that he could no longer play.

Everyone started feeling that his hockey career was over. Because hockey is a sport where fitness is very important. And it was really challenging for Sandeep to come back from such a deep injury. Due to this, he could not play in the qualifying matches of the Olympics in 2008, and this was also the biggest reason for India not qualifying in the 2008 Olympics. But Sandeep Singh did not give up hope about his dreams and in 2008 he not only made a comeback but also surprised everyone by becoming a hero in the Azlan Shah Tournament 2008 by scoring 8 goals. Along with helping India take the second place, he also received the ‘Top Goal Scorer’ award.

He was made the captain of the Indian national team in 2009, after which he led the team to win the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup for the first time in 13 years. In 2011, he was injured again and was in a dilemma when to play the qualifying matches for the London Olympics. But he helped India to qualify in the 2012 Summer Olympics which was held in London. He scored 5 goals in this match, including his hat-trick. In the final of this qualifying tournament, they played against France and registered their victory 8–1. In this way, he did his best by playing in these matches. He became the most successful player, as well as a hero by winning the qualifying match of the London Olympics.

He dropped out of the Indian national team in 2014, after which he started showing his power in the club hockey league and in India and abroad. In early 2017, he admitted that his age was not in his favor for a national comeback. And then he expressed his desire to take coaching.

Club Career

The Indian Hockey League was started in the year 2013. Sandeep Singh became the fifth highest paid player of the Mumbai franchise bought by the Mumbai Magicians. They were bought for US$64,400. In this opening tournament, he proved his mettle by scoring 11 goals in 12 appearances and also became the top scorer for the event. In 2014, he signed for English field hockey club, Havent Hockey Club, forcing him to move to the UK. During the 2014–15 league season of Premier Division 1, he scored 24 goals for his team. In this, he became the top scorer for Havent and the third top scorer overall. In 2014 itself, he was bought by Punjab Warriors in the second season of Hockey Indian League. He scored a total of 22 goals while playing with the Punjab Hockey team.

In September 2015, he was bought by Ranchi Race for US$81,000, making him the second highest-bought player in the auction after Akashdeep Singh for US$84,000. He appeared for the team in the 2016 edition of the tournament, but his back injury shattered his HIL dreams. Although he did not participate in the 2017 edition due to personal reasons, he played for St George Randwick Hockey Club in Australia and Harvard Hockey Club in England. He is ready to return to HIL in 2018 i.e. this year. This is how his club career is going on.

Net Worth of Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh had a salary of about 55 lakh rupees as a player of Ranchi Race Team in the year 2016. He earn more than 5crore per year. They also have an NH-1 petrol pump on the Delhi-Chandigarh highway. They also have cars like Nissan, Mahindra Thar, Fortuner, Lexus and bikes like Harley Davidson, Royal Enfield etc. Apart from this, not much information is available about his net worth.

Some interesting facts about Sandeep Singh are as follows –

Some interesting things related to Sandeep Singh, Some Interesting Things Related To Sandeep Singh

1.  Sandeep Singh was born in a family of hockey players, as his elder brother and his sister-in-law are hockey players.

2.  From childhood, he started playing hockey.

3. During an interview, Sandeep revealed that he was a lazy student; Because during his school days he did not like to do any work, just liked to eat and sleep.

4.  Initially, he was not interested at all to play hockey. Although, later he used to play with his elder brother’s hockey-kit and costume, he wanted the same things from his parents as his elder brother had. His parents agreed to this condition when he became a hockey player like his brother.

5.  Initially, he used to cycle along with his elder brother to go to the training academy.

6.  Sandeep Singh is a big fan of Dhanraj Pillai and considers his role model.

7. In the year 2003, he was included in the Indian national hockey team and due to which he became the youngest player (at the age of 17+) not only from India but also in the world to represent India in the 2004 Athens Olympics.

8.  Sandeep Singh was the player to score more goals in the 2005 Junior Hockey World Cup.

9. On 22 August 2006, a few weeks before the Hockey World Cup was to be held in Germany, Sandeep Singh was injured by a bullet injury. The incident took place when Sandeep Singh was traveling by Kalka-New Delhi Shatabdi Express, during the journey, a bullet from Assistant Sub-Inspector Mohar Singh’s pistol suddenly hit Sandeep Singh’s right hip. He was immediately taken to the PGI in Chandigarh, where he was treated.

10. His ribs, liver and kidney were deeply injured by the bullet. Due to which the lower part of his body became paralyzed. As a result of which he will never be able to play hockey. According to Sandeep it was the darkest day of his life.

11. During treatment at PGI Chandigarh, Sandeep Singh started trying to play hockey again with his elder brother and that too without the permission of doctors.

12.  After a few months of treatment at PGI Chandigarh, Sandeep Singh started sitting in a wheelchair and doctors asked him to go to the Rehab Centre.

13.  With the help of Hockey India Federation, he was sent abroad for rehabilitation and when he returned to India, he was standing on his feet not in a wheelchair.

14.  In the year 2008, Sandeep Singh returned to the game of hockey from the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, where he scored 8 goals.

15- In January 2009, he was appointed the captain of the Indian hockey team.

16.  Under his captaincy, Sandeep Singh made India the 2009 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup champion after 13 years.

17.  In the year 2012, Sandeep Singh broke Dhanraj Pillai’s record for most goals (121) in a match against France during the London Olympic Qualifiers.

18. Sandeep Singh performs a drag flick with the highest speed (speed 145 km/h) in the world.

19.  Sandeep Singh’s goal is to break Pakistani defender Sohail Abbas’s record of 348 goals.

20.  For his achievements in hockey, the Haryana government honored him with the rank of DSP in Haryana Police.

Controversy of Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh’s life has been very simple, so he has not been found in any kind of controversies till now. Recently a film based on his life is going to be made, due to which he is now appearing in the discussions.

Biopic Movie of Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh’s life has been very interesting and at the same time his story inspires people a lot. That’s why a film is about to come on the basis of his life, whose name is “Soorma”. This film is produced by Chitrangada Singh. This is a biopic film of Sandeep, in which actor and Punjabi singer Diljit Dosanjh will be the hero of the film in the role of Sandeep Singh. Chitrangada took the rights of Sandeep Singh’s life story from Sandeep about 3 years ago. But it takes some time to bring the film to reality and find the right actor. Sandeep wanted to see Ranbir Kapoor as himself in his biopic, as he was impressed to see Ranbir performing as a Sikh in the 2009 film Rocket Singh, but had to give up the idea. The cast of this film is being displayed here –

Sandeep Singh’s Biopic movie cast character cast name

1. Hockey player of the film Sandeep Singh Daljit Dosanjh

2. Director of the film – Shaad Ali

3. Producer of the film – Chitrangada Singh

4. Taapsee Pannu, wife of film actress Sandeep

5. Angad Bedi, brother of Sandeep, another actor in the film

The film is directed by Shaad Ali, who has directed films like Saathiya, Bunty Aur Babli and OK Jaanu. The film is scheduled to be released in theaters on 13 July 2018.

We should learn from Sandeep Singh, the courage he showed and proved himself even after such a big injury, it was all very commendable. We all should take inspiration from their courage and courage.

According to sources, Amitabh Bachchan was stunned after watching the film Soorma and said, “This is the best performance of Diljit till date.

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