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Khushwant Singh

Are you Looking for Khushwant Singh Age, Birthday, Height, Net Worth, Family, salary, Weight etc..Find the latest complete information on CelebWoods. Khushwant Singh was born on 15 August 1915 in Khushab District, Punjab (now in Pakistan). He is a politician.

Biography / Wiki
Real NameKhushal Singh
Profession(s)Author, Lawyer, Journalist, Diplomat, Politician
Famous ForHis sharp writings laced with Humour, Sarcasm, and Wit
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 170 cm
in meters– 1.70 m
feet inches– 5’ 7”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth15 August 1915
BirthplaceHadali, Khushab District, Punjab (now in Pakistan)
Date of Death20 March 2014
DeathplaceNew Delhi, India
Age (at the time of death)98 Years
Death CauseCardiac Arrest
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
HometownHadali, Khushab District, Punjab, Pakistan
SchoolModern School, New Delhi
College(s)Government College of Lahore
St. Stephen’s College, Delhi
King’s College, London
Educational QualificationNot Known
Political InclinationIndian National Congress
Address“Sujan Singh Park”, near Khan Market, New Delhi
Awards, Honours, Achievements• Rockefeller Grant (1966)
• Padma Bhushan (1974)
• “Honest Man of the Year Award” by Sulabh International Social Service
Organization in July 2000
Girls, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Year1939
WifeKawal Malik
SiblingsBrother(s)– Bhagwant Singh, Daljit Singh (Indian Politician), Major Gurbakhsh Singh
Sister– Mohinder Kaur
Favourite Things
Favourite Indian PoetNissim Ezekiel
Favourite PoemThe Waste Land by T. S. Eliot
Favourite DrinkPremium Scotch
Money Factor 
Net Worth (approx.)₹17 Crores (at the time of death)

Some Lesser Known Facts About Khushwant Singh

  • Did Khushwant Singh drink alcohol?: Yes

    Khushwant Singh Drinking

  • Did Khushwant Singh smoke?: No
  • Khushwant Singh is a renowned name in the literary world. His name comes in the list of top finest columnists and writers of India.
  • After completing his studies, he began his career as a law practitioner in 1938 in the Lahore High Court.
  • He published his first story “The Mark of Vishnu” in 1948.
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