Yograj Singh Bhagsingh Bhandal is a former Indian Cricketer and currently an actor. Born on March 25, 1958, in Kanech Village, which is next to Doraha which is in the district of Ludhiana in Punjab, he married Shabnam Singh but later divorced her.
He has two sons Zoravar Singh and
from this marriage. He then married Satveer Kaur. He has two children, a son Victor and a daughter
from this marriage. He follows Sikhism and believes in god but not in any religious gurus which is one of the main reasons he didn’t attend his son Yuvraj Singh’s marriage to
who is a British Mauritian model.
He had an extremely short career as a cricketer. He was predominantly a seam bowler and played a total of 1 test match and 6 one day internationals for India. He was picked up for India’s tour to Australia and New Zealand in 1980-1981 as a right-arm fast medium bowler. In the ODI’s that he played, he took merely four wickets in 5 innings which was very disappointing.
He bowled one innings in a test match where he earned one wicket of John Wright. He has played seven first-class matches in the tour of New Zealand and returned with 13 wickets. He has also played for Haryana and Punjab.
His career was cut short by an injury. Yograj Singh joined the acting industry after his injury. His career as an actor involved films in both Hindi and Punjabi Film Industry. The included films like Vichhora in 1994, Jatt Punjab Daa in 1990, Babal Da Vehra in 2008, Yaraan Naal Baharaan 2 in 2012, Bhag Milkha Bhaag, which released in 2013, Batwara in 1983,
Teen Thay Bhai
in 2011, 25 Kille in 2016,
in 2017, Raja Abroadiya in 2018.
He has also directed s few movies like Luv U Bobby in 2009. He worked as a production assistant in Agar Tum Na Hote in 1983, Aas Paas in 1981 and Aasha in 1980. He also worked as a producer for Jatt Sucha Singh Soorma in 1996.
He was also involved in a series of controversies. He has repeatedly blamed colleague
for cutting short his career. He also stated that MS Dhoni was the reason his son Yuvraj was dropped out of the 2015 World Cup. He was also arrested in 2014 for a noisy argument related to a parking feud but later released on bail.