Actor Narendra Jha passed away at the age of 55, after a cardiac arrest, on Wednesday early morning. He was born on 2 September in Bihar's Madhubani area. Jha's acting journey began in 1992 when he enrolled in SRCC acting diploma course after his post graduation in history from JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University) in Delhi.
When he came to Mumbai, he was flooded with modelling offers and he became the popular face of the ad world. Having done more than 20 TV serials, he was finalized to play an important role in the 2002 realised movie Funtoosh.
Jha was a versatile actor and that reflected in his latest released movies e.g. which includes Dr Hilal Meer in Vishal Bharadwaj's "Haider", also played Musa Bhai 'Mumbai Don' in Rahul Dholakia's Raees with Shahrukh Khan.
He was also seen as Raj Bansal the main antagonist in the movie Ghayal Once Again, which is the sequel to Ghayal released in 1990 by Sunny Deol.
Several Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to mourn the loss of one of the most talented actors in B-town. Here's what they wrote
Awww. That’s so sad. He was a lovely human being. May his soul rest in peace 🙏🏽 https://t.co/9h5m1mHZkT— sonu sood (@SonuSood) March 14, 2018
Unbelievable https://t.co/TMNmNeDEkr— Rohit Roy (@rohitroy500) March 14, 2018
Narendra Jha is survived by his wife Pankaja Thakur, former CEO of the Censor Board.