The Flying Sikh Milkha Singh Biography, Birthday, Family, Education, Career, Personal Life, Death and many more!

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Real Name Milkha Singh
Birth Name Milkha Singh
Nick Name The Flying Sikh
Gender Male 
Birth date 20 November
Birth Year 1929
Birth Sign Scorpio
Profession Indian  Athlete, and Ex Indian Army Personnel
Food Habit Vegetarian
Famous For world’s famous handsome, Charming and Attractive Indian  Athlete, and Ex Indian Army Personnel

Family

Father Name Name not Available
Mother Name Name not Available
Brother Name Makhan Singh
Sister Name Ishar
Wife Name Nirmal Kaur
Siblings 14
Son Name Jeev Milka Singh (Golf Player)
Daughter Name Sonia Sanwalka and two more

Relationalship’s& Affairs:

Marital Status Married
Marriage Year 1962
Girlfriend/Affairs Betty Cuthbert (An Australian Athlete)
Current Girlfriend None

Personal Life

Country India
Nationality Indian
Birth Place Govindpuri, Muzaffagarh city, Punjab Province, British India (Now Muzaffargarh District, Pakistan)
Hometown Chandigarh, India
Raise In Govindpuri, Muzaffagarh city, Punjab Province, British India (Now Muzaffargarh District, Pakistan)
Religion Sikhism
Caste Not Known
School A Village School in Pakistan
College/University Not Attended
Education Qualification 5th
Language Known Hindi, Punjabi, and English
Hobbies Running, Playing Golf and Doing Work out
Smoking Habit Not Known
Drinking Habit Yes
Died On 18 June 2021
Place of Death Chandigarh, India
Cause of Death Covid-19

Residence

Old Residence:  Chandigarh, India

Current Residence: Chandigarh, India

Physical State & Body

Height (Approx.) 5”10’ or 1.78 m or 178 cm
Weight 70 Kg or 154 lbs
Body Measurement Not Known
Chest Size Not Known
Waist Size Not Known
Hip Size Not Known
Bicep Size Not Known
Body Type Athletic
Body Color Normal
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Dress Size Not Known
Shoe Size Not Known
Sexual Orientation Straight
Tattoos Not Known

Address

725, Sector 8 B, Chandigarh, India

 Career of Milkha Singh


Military Career


  • He served Indian Army where he started his sports career.

International Debut Year                : Olympic Games Melbourne 1956

Coach/Mentor    : Gurdev Singh, Charles Jenkins, Dr. Arthur W Howard


Career in Commonwealth Games


  • In the year 1958, he won the Gold Medal in Commonwealth Games.

Career in Asian Games


  • In the year 1958, he won the Gold Medal in Asian Games in a 200m race held in Tokyo.
  • In the year 1958, he won the Gold Medal in Asian Games in a 400m race held in Tokyo.
  • In the year 1962, he won the Gold Medal in Asian Games in a 400m race held in Jakarta.
  • In the year 1962, he won the Gold Medal in Asian Games in the 4×400m relay held in Jakarta.

Career in National Games


  • In the year 1958, he won the Gold Medal in National Games in a 200 m race held in Cuttack.
  • In the year 1958, he won the Gold Medal in National Games in a 400 m race held in Cuttack.
  • In the year 1964, he won the Silver Medal in National Games in a 400 m race held in Calcutta.

Awards Received from Government of India


  • In the year 1959, Milkha Singh was honored with the Padma Shri Award by the government of India.

Who is Milkha Singh?


Milkha Singh was a world’s famous handsome, charming and attractive Indian Athlete and ex-Indian Army personnel. Milkha Singh was born on November 20, 1929, in Govindpur, Punjab, British India, and he was raised at the same place. We have no information about his parents. His brother’s name is Makhan Singh who is elder than him while his sister’s name is Ishar.


Education of Milkha Singh


Milkha Singh went to a village school in Muzzaffargarh, Punjab, British India.


Facts about Milkha Singh


  • Milkha Singh’s birth name was also Milkha Singh.
  • In the year 1962, Milkha Singh married to Nirmal Kaur.
  • Milkha Singh‘s nickname was The Flying Sikh.
  • Milkha Singh’s favorite color was white and red.
  • Milkha Singh love to doing work out and playing Golf.
  • Milkha Singh loves pets and his favorite pet is dog.
  • Milkha Singh said that his lucky number was 11.
  • Milkha Singh thinks that his lucky color is red.
  • A book was written on his life named “The Race of My Life”.
  • In the year 2013, a film named “Bhag Milkha Bhag” was made about his life. Farhan Akhtar acted in this film as Milkha Singh.

Death of Milkha Singh


  • On June 13 2021 his wife Nirmal Kaur was died due to Covid-19 and just after her death on June 18, 2021, he also died due to Covid-19 in Chandigarh.

  • Net Worth: $2.5 million (as per the year 2012) (Milkha Singh does not disclose her salary)

 

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