Narendra Jha: The versatile actor who impressed in films and the small screen

Mar 14, 2018, 18:25 IST
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    Narendra Jha, noted Bollywood and television actor, was born on September 2 in Bihar's Madhubani area. Pics courtesy/ YouTube and Narendra Jha's official Facebook page

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    Narendra Jha has appeared in several notable and Bollywood films and television shows in a career spanning over 20 years. Pictured: Jha as Ravan in the popular TV series based on the demon king

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    Narendra Jha as Dr Hilal Meer, Shahid Kapoor's on-screen father in Vishal Bhardwaj's 2014 adaptation of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, Haider

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    Narendra Jha also popularly co-starred with Shah Rukh Khan as Musa Bhai in the 2016 film Raees

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    Narendra Jha has also famously appeared in Force 2 (2016) (pictured), Mohenjo Daro, Kaabil and other films

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    Narendra Jha delivering an intense performance in a still from Sunny Deol starrer Ghayal Once Again (2016)

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    Narendra Jha with Komal Thacker in a still from My Father Iqbal (2016)

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    Narendra Jha in a still from the 2017 erotic triller Viraam

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    Narendra Jha also acted in regional films. Here's a still of the actor from the 2005 film Chatrapati, which starred Baahubali star Prabhas

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    Narendra Jha with Ranbir Kapoor. Jha whose acting career began in 1992 was intially a model

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    Narendra Jha with Sunny Deol. Before his foray into films Jha starred in over 20 television serials

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    Narendra Jha with Kabir Bedi. Jha holds a post graduation degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

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    Narendra Jha with Ashutosh Gowariker. He played Zokhar in Gowariker's 2016 directorial Mohenjo Daro, which starred Hrithik Roshan and Pooja Hegde

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    Narendra Jha in conversation with the late Om Puri at an event

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    Narendra Jha with Urmila Mahanta during a film shoot

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    Narendra Jha first forayed into films with the 2003 film Funtoosh. He collaborated with filmmaker Shyam Benegal for the film Neta Ji Shubhash Chandra Bose in which he played Habibur Rahman

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    Narendra Jha with filmmakr Remo D'Souza. He was slated to be a part of the upcoming film

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    Narendra Jha passed away at age 55 at his Nashik farmhouse. He is survived by his wife Pankaja Thakur

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The talented Narendra Jha was known for his roles in films like Haider, Raees and many others. He also famously portrayed demon king Ravana in a popular mythological TV series, among other shows. On his passing, we remember the actor in pictures...

 

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