Khushwant Singh Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Famous Books, Net Worth

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Khushwant Singh (Khushal Singh)

Last Updated: 02 Oct, 2023 | Views: 533

Age: 99

Profession: Author

Other Profession(s): Politician, Writer, Lawyer, Journalist, Diplomat

Higher Education: B.A, LL.B

Khushwant Singh Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
02 Feb, 1915 (99 Years 01 Month 18 Days)

Birth Country

Birth Place
Hadali, Punjab

Birth Sign



Died on
20 Mar, 2014

Cause of Death
Cardiac Arrest

Khushwant Singh Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Khushwant Singh, one of the most well-known poets from India ever, was born in Hadali, now located in Pakistan, in 1915. His father used to work in Lutyen's Delhi and was one of the most well-known builders of his era. He attended New Delhi's Modern School. Additionally, he attended Government College in Lahore for his higher schooling. Singh then went to London to attend King's College.


In 1938, Singh first began his career as a practicing attorney. For a solid 8 years, he worked diligently and gave it his all at the Lahore Court.

Khushwant joined the IFS after India gained its independence in 1947.

He left the IFS in 1951 and began working as a journalist for All India Radio.

In 1954, Khushwant was employed at UNESCO in Paris. He entered the editorial business in 1956 and began editing Yojana, a publication published by the Indian government.

Khushwant served as the newspaper's editor for the years 1980 to 1983. After his tenure as editor ended, he continued to contribute to the newspaper with a widely syndicated piece titled "With Malice Towards One and All." The column was well known for its caustic humor and wit.

Awards & Achievements:

In 1984, Khushwant Singh returned the Padma Bhushan he had received in 1974 in opposition to Operation Blue Star.

Additionally, he received the Padma Vibhushan (2007)

Unknown facts:

At the age of 98, Singh passed away from natural causes on March 20, 2014.

He was a Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament from 1980 to 1986.


Khushwant Singh Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 170 cm
In Meters 1.70 m
In feet Inches 5'7"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 72 Kg
In Pounds 158 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Khushwant Singh Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Sobha Singh

Mother's Name
Sardarni Vira Bai

Kawal Malik

Daljit Singh, Major Gurbakash Singh, Bhagwant Singh

Rahul Singh

Mala Singh

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