Alok Nath is an Indian television and Bollywood film actor who got his fame in the television drama series, Buniyaad in 1986. He played as Master Haveliram, a patriot and freedom fighter. Buniyaad was first broadcasted on DD National under Doordarshan network and later, because of its popularity, it was re-broadcasted in DD Metro and several Indian television channels like Sahara One.
Alok was born on July 10, 1956 and raised up in New Delhi, India. He studied in the Modern School and Hindu College. When in college, he performed along with Ruchika and the popular theater group in Delhi. This became his advantage to join the prominent National School of Drama as a part of his degree in college.
He started in year 1980 in the television series, Rishte-Naate followed by the epic film, Gandhi in 1982. Alok was the bar owner in the Bollywood film, Aaj Ki Awaaz under the direction of
. He also appeared in Mashaal under the same director in 1984. Alok made an appearance in some of the major hit Bollywood films and played supporting roles like Taal, Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, Pardes,
Maine Pyar Kiya
and Vivah which is a box office hit and her role as an uncle was appreciated by the critics. He did negative roles in movies like Shadyantra, Bol Radha Bol and more. In 1989, he played as Karan, a poor mechanic who lives with her daughter Suman (played by
) in the musical romantic film, Maine Pyar Kiya.
He was essayed to do the role of
in Raman’s Kumar soap opera, Tara on Zee TV channel from 1993 to 1997. He was also in some of the episodes of Zee TV’s, Rishtey from 1999 to 2001. Alok played the role of Prakash Chandra Sharma in Sapna Babul Ka… Bidaai on STAR Plus from 2007 to 2010. He was also the father of Abha in Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli. Some of his recent television serials are Kuch Toh Loh Kahenge and Do Dil Bandhe Ek Dori Se. At present, he is Jagat Babuji in the fictional comedy series, Tu Mere Agal Bagal Hai on SAB TV.
After thirty years of being in the acting industry, Alik became popular in the Hindi cinema and television. Recently, Alok became an overnight viral in social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook when all of a sudden, people make fun on his character on films under Rajshri’s production. Some even created a page entitled, Alok Nath Memes that gained so many likes.