Narendra Jha is an actor from India who is best known for his appearance in the television series, Havan in 2011. He played the main lead role as Hari Om Baapji which was aired on Colors TV. Havan is a tale about God and his devotee. It has been said that a person only unites with God after his life, but what if that person meets God while he is still alive? The show was produced by
by Director Kut’s Productions.
Narendra was born in Madhubani, Bihar. He graduated History at
Jawaharlal Nehru University. He thought of becoming a teacher at first but he realized that he wanted to become an actor. His father encourages him to have training in acting and ends up with Sri Ram Center in New Delhi. In year 1993, he left North Bihar and shifted to Mumbai. He became a model and did various ad films before he started in doing television serials.
In 2002, he played as the childhood love of Amrapali (played by Shilpa Shinde/Pooja Bharti) in the historical drama serial, Amrapali on Doordarshan channel. He is also part of Balaji Telefilms,
in year 2004. From 2006 to 2008, he essayed the main lead character as Ravan in the mythological drama series, Ravan on Zee TV. Narendra was also seen in the Hindi serial, Choona Hai Aasmaan on STAR One. In 2013, he was part of the popular crime-based series, Hum Ne Li Hai… Shapath on Life OK and acted as ACP Karanveer. He also appeared in the television serial, Shanti. Narendra also did a cameo role as a Bollywood superstar in the teen sitcom,
The Buddy Project
on Channel V.
Recently, he did the role of Muhammed Ali Jinnah in the 10-part serial, Samvidhaan: The Making of the Constitution of India under the direction of
which was broadcasted on Rajya Sabha TV. He also did a pivotal role on Zee TV’s Begu Sarai along with Shweta Tiwari.
Narendra also did several films like Fun2tosh and Nanak Dev. He acted as Baji Rao in the box office Telugu film, Chatrapati in year 2005. In 2006, he bagged a role in the Bollywood film, Kachchi Sadak by Sanjay D Singh. Later, he played the lead role as
in the film, Ek Dastak. Narendra was also part of the commercial Masala film, The Cactus. He bagged the role of a scientist who invented a transport machine and will be use illegally.
This year, he played the role of Dr. Hilal Meer, the father of Haider (played by
) in the crime drama film, Haider which was directed by
. This film became a box office hit and his role was notably remembered. He also sung, Ghulon Mein Rang Bhare with his own voice in the film.