Sardar oudham, the latest version of Prime Video has opened up to rave reviews from the public. Directed by Shoojit Sircar, the film stars Vicky Kaushal in the lead role of Sardar Udham Singh, an Indian freedom fighter and revolutionary.

It is believed that he single-handedly avenged the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Here are some other lesser known facts about Sardar Udham Singh, which will give you some insight into his life.

1. Udham Singh lost his parents at a fairly young age. It was raised in an orphanage with his older brother.

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2. Sardar Udham Singh and Shaheed Bhagat Singh were Great allies. Udham Singh considered him his “guru” and followed his teachings to the end.

The two met in prison and Udham Singh was heavily influenced by Bhagat Singh.

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3. Udham Singh did not run away after shooting O’Dwyer. On the contrary, it expected for the cops to come and take him into custody.

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4. Udham Singh apparently also went on a hunger strike to 42 days during police custody.

5. Udham Singh was represented in court by VK Krishna Menon, the fifth Minister of Defense of independent India from 1957 to 1962.

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6. Udham Singh worked as additional on the sets a film elephant boy (1937). He even worked as a carpenter, welder and lingerie salesman.

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7. He identified himself as “Ram Mohammad Singh Azad“to propagate the religious unity of India and even had it tattooed on his arm.

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8. Contrary to popular belief, he was not an eyewitness to the Jallianwala Bagh massacre on April 13, 1919.

Panchkula-based historian Professor Malwinder Jit Singh Waraich said India Tribune that during the trial Udham Singh told the judge:

When the shooting took place… I had gone to East Africa… I was not in India…

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9. Singh was hanged at Pentonville prison in London and was buried there on July 31, 1940,

10. The remains of Udham Singh are kept at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar.

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