Udit Narayan Jha Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Udit Narayan Jha Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More
Udit Narayan Jha Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Short Biography

Udit Narayan Jha was born on 1st December 1955 in Bhardaha, Saptari District, Nepal. He is a playback singer in commercial Hindi, Tamil, Urdu, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Nepali language cinema.

Udit Narayan Jha Complete Bio & Career

Popularly called Udit Narayan, has to date sung over 15,000 songs in an astonishing number of 30 different languages.
He launched his career by singing in Bhojpuri, Nepali, and Maithili. He sang folk songs for Radio Nepal at the starting of the 70s. In the year 1978, he relocated himself to Mumbai. In Mumbai, he took lessons in Indian classical music for six years at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.

His much-awaited first break came in 1980, where he bagged the opportunity to stand and sing with his childhood hero, Mohammed Rafi. However, his real success story began in 1988 with the Bollywood flick Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, which also earned him a Filmfare Award. He soon became one of the best playback singers in the Indian Film industry. He has lent his voice to famous actors such as Aamir Khan in Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander and Dil. His song Pehla Nasha in the film Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander became an All-time hit.

He had the privilege to work with all the leading musicians of this country and also lent his voice in the country’s top producer’s movies. He married Deepa Narayan in 1985 and together they have a son Aditya, who is also a singer. 

Udit Narayan's Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2009 Arts
Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 2016 Arts

Udit Narayan Jha Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Hare Krishna Jha and Bhuwaneshwari Devi. He is married two times with Ranjana Narayan Jha and Deepa Narayan Jha. Playback singer/ TV Host Aditya Narayan is his son. Model/Actress Shweta Agarwal is his daughter-in-law.

Life's Important Dates Of Udit Narayan Jha

  • August 6 Aditya Narayan's Birthday (Son)

Udit Narayan's Body Measurements

Chest Size 38
Biceps Size 12
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Udit Narayan's Personal Info

Home Town Bhardaha, Saptari, Sagarmatha, Nepal
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Jageshwar High School, Kunauli
Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus, Kathmandu
College N/A
Qualification Intermediate
Hobbies Singing, Dancing & Music Practice
Marital Status Married
Debut Bollywood Song - Mil Gaya Mil Gaya from film Unees-Bees (1980)
Salary N/A
Net Worth USD 20 Million
Official Website N/A

Udit Narayan's Collections

Car Collections Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

Udit Narayan's Favourites

Favorite Color Black
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar , A. R. Rahman , Alka Yagnik , Ismail Darbar
Favorite Place New York City
Favorite Dress Suits

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Udit Narayan Jha

  • He started his career as a folk singer at Nepal Radio.
  • He acted in a Nepali film "Kusume Rumal" in 1985 as a lead actor.
  • He is married twice.
  • He is also known as King of Melody.
  • He was awarded Padma Shri in 2009.
  • He was awarded Padma Bhushan in 2016.