Who Was Prithipal Singh and Why Is a Movie Being Made on Him? Shreya Pareek October 27, 2015 News, Quick Bytes Prithipal Singh was known as the world’s most feared penalty corner specialist of his generation. He stunned everyone with his remarkable performances at the Olympics. His life story has now inspired a feature film which is set to be released early next year. Here are five interesting facts about Prithipal's life.