Yograj Singh Yuvraj Singh Father: Age, Punjabi Movies, MS Dhoni Controversy, Net Worth

Updated on: May 8, 2023 2:50 pm IST

Yuvraj Singh Father

Yograj Singh is the father of Yuvraj Singh. He was born on 25 March 1958 in Kanech village of Ludhiana district of Punjab.

Age 65
Son Yuvraj Singh
First Wife Shabnam Singh
Wife Satveer Kaur
Yograj Singh was a right-arm medium-fast bowler during his playing days and was selected for the tour of Australia and New Zealand in the 1980-81 season. He made his debut fin ODI cricket against New Zealand but his performances were very poor during the series. He returned with only 4 wickets in 5 innings from that series and also proved to be very expensive. Then he made his test debut on the same tour against the same opponents at Wellington. He only bowled in the first innings and took the wicket of John Wright. Eventually, India lost the match convincingly by 62 runs. He played a total of 7 first-class matches on that tour and claimed only 13 wickets to his name.

Yuvraj Singh Father

A few years later, Yograj Singh’s last international appearance came against New Zealand in 1986. Talking about his first-class career, he played a total of 30 matches for Punjab and Haryana. His wicket tally stood at 66 wickets at an average of 26.60. His playing days were shortened due to various career-threatening injuries.

After his retirement, Yograj Singh ventured into the Punjabi film industry and has starred in a number of projects. Yograj Singh married with Shabnam Singh and they had two sons – Yuvraj and Zoravar from the marriage. Later, Yograj divorced her and married to Satveer Kaur.

Yograj Singh had a significant contribution towards the shaping of the career of Yuvraj Singh.  Yograj Singh was always keen to transform Yuvraj into a world-class batsman. He was sometimes harsh on his son but only for the good of his development.

Full Name: Yograj Singh Bhagsingh Bhundel

Height: 5 ft 10 in

Yograj Singh young

Date of Birth: 25 March 1958

Birth Place: Kanech, Ludhiana, Punjab

Zodiac sign: Aries

Nationality: Indian

School: NA

College: NA

Educational Qualifications: NA

Signature: NA

Yograj Singh Son

Father: NA

Mother: NA

Sister: Not known

Brother:  Not known

Coach: Not known

Religion: Sikhism

Address: Chandigarh, India

International Debut

Test: 21 February 1981 Vs New Zealand at Wellington

ODI:  21 December 1980 Vs New Zealand at Brisbane

Major Teams:  India, Punjab, Haryana 

Who is Yograj Singh first wife?

Yograj Singh was married to Shabnam Kaur, and the couple has two children together, Yuvraj Singh and Zoravar Singh. Yograj Singh and Shabnam Kaur got married in the early 1980s. However, their marriage did not last long, and they got divorced. After the divorce, Shabnam Kaur took custody of their two children, Yuvraj and Zoravar. Although Yograj Singh and Shabnam Kaur’s marriage ended in divorce, they remained on good terms for the sake of their children. Yuvraj Singh has often spoken about his parents’ divorce and how it affected him. He has also credited his mother for his success and has said that she played a huge role in shaping his career.

Yuvraj Singh mother

Yograj Singh Second Wife

Satveer Kaur

Yograj Singh second wife

Marriage Date: NA

Yograj Singh Son: Yuvraj Singh and Zoravar Singh (from first wife),
Victor (from the second wife)
Yograj Singh Daughter: Amarjeet Kaur (from second wife)

Yograj Singh Punjabi Films

Batwara, Yaar Gareeba Daa, Jatt Te Zameen, Anakh Jattan Dee, Qurbani Jatt Di, Jatt Punjab Da, Dushmani Di Agg, Badla Jatti Da, Jorr Jatt Daa. Subedaar, Jagga Daaku, Putt Sardaran De, Lalkara Jatti Da, Saali Adhi Ghar Waali, Pagadi Sambhaal Jatta, Insaaf Ki davi, Lalkare Sheran De, Zakhmi Sher, Wasiyat , Mahaul Theek Hai, Babal Da Vehra, Teen Thay Bhai, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Singh is Bliing, Channa Mereya, Darbar, etc.

Yograj Singh Films Punjabi

MS Dhoni Controversy

Yograj Singh is always in the news with his comments on former Indian captain MS Dhoni. He once said that Dhoni was responsible for non-selection of Yuvraj Singh in the 2015 ODI world cup. He added that Dhoni was way too arrogant in terms of leading the national team. He recently said in a statement that Yuvraj Singh was more talented than MS Dhoni and should have been made captain before him.

Yograj Singh has blamed Kapil Dev frequently for cutting short his international career.

Yograj Singh faced an arrest in August 2014 by Punjab police. This was in regards with an alleged altercation in Panchkula over car parking. He was later released on the bail.

Yograj Singh case

Talking about his father, Yuvraj Singh once said that his father is like a dragon to him. He always stopped Yuvraj from playing any other sports than Cricket. But luckily for both, Yuvraj Singh later started enjoying cricket and made a career out of the same.

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