October 02, 2022

Sandeep Singh (Hockey Player) Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 16, 2019

Short Biography

Sandeep Singh Saini was born on 27-02-1986 in Shahabad Markanda, Kurukshetra in the state of Haryana, India. He is a former Indian Hockey Player who is currently serving as a DSP (Deputy Superintendent of Police) in Haryana Police.

Other Name: Soorma, Sandeep Singh Saini, Flicker Singh, Sandeep Singh Soorma
Other Professions: Police Officer

Sandeep Singh Complete Bio & Career

Sandeep Singh was born on 27 February 1986. This amazing hockey player is from Shahabad, Haryana. He got education from Shivalik Public School, Mohali and did his B.A. from Kurukshetra University. He got his inspiration from his elder brother, Bikramjeet Singh, who is also a hockey player. Sandeep later got married to Indian women hockey player, Harjinder Kaur. 
He is a legendary hockey player and is also called Flicker Singh. Sandeep Singh not excels in hockey but also is Deputy Superintended of Police, Haryana. He was also the captain of Indian national hockey team and brought Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to India along with his team. 
Sandeep started playing hockey at a very young age and started his career in hockey by playing at the domestic level. With his excellent performance, he got selected at the international level and made his debut in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, 2004. He also got his biopic named Soorma, released in 2018. 
DiljitDosanjh played the role of Sandeep Singh in the biopic. His career was going well until a shooting incident that took in 2006. His lower ribs, kidney, and liver got damaged by the bullet. It made him take bed rest for months and was also one of the saddest parts of his life. However, he did not lose hope and made his comeback in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, 2008 where he was the top scorer with 9 goals. This was the turning point of his career as he was then made the captain of the Indian team. 
He continued his excellent performance and in 2012, broke the record of most goals which was made by Dhanraj Pillay. Sandeep is also known as the youngest player to enter the international hockey team with an age of 17. He was honored with one of the most reputed award, that is, Arjun award in 2010. 

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Sandeep Singh Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Gurcharan Singh Saini and Daljit Kaur Saini. He has an elder brother named Bikramjeet Singh. He is married to Harjinder Kaur and together the couple is blessed with a son named Sehajdeep.

Life's Important Dates Of Sandeep Singh

Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 30
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Shahabad Markanda, Kurukshetra
Nationality Indian
Religion Sikh
Address New Delhi, India
School N/A
College Khalsa College, Patiala
Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
Qualification B.A
Hobbies Travelling and Watching Films
Marital Status Married
Debut Hockey - 2004 in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
Salary N/A
Net Worth $2 Million
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Pajero


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Player Dhanraj Pillay
Favorite Sport Hockey
Favorite Actor Shah Rukh Khan , Ranbir Kapoor
Favorite Singer Diljit Dosanjh
Favorite Place UK
Favorite Food Sprouts and Salads

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Sandeep Singh

  • Punjabi actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh played the role of Sandeep Singh in his biographical film 'Soorma'.
  • He expressed that he wanted actor Ranbir Kapoor to portray him in the movie.
  • He was bought by Ranchi Rays for USD 81,000, which was the second highest price in the auction after Akashdeep Singh's USD 84,000 in HIL 2015.
  • His brother Bikramjeet Singh is also married to a hockey player named Meenakshi.

Sandeep Singh Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

36 years, 7months, 5 days old age Sandeep Singh will turn 37 on 27 February, 2023. Only 4 months, 24 days, 5 hours,35 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Sandeep Singh has celebrated the total number of 36 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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