Udit Narayan Biography, Height, Age, Wife, Family, & More
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Udit Narayan Biography, Height, Age, Wife, Family, & More, Udit Narayan Jha, renowned for his mellifluous voice, is an Indian playback singer prominently recognized for his contributions to Hindi cinema. Widely acclaimed as the ‘Baadshah of Romantic Voice,’ he has bestowed upon us timeless love songs. Yet, concealed within is Udit Narayan’s personal romantic tale, largely unknown to the public. His vocal prowess extends beyond Hindi, encompassing languages like Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Bengali, Odia, Bhojpuri, Nepali, Malayalam, Assamese, Bagheli, and Maithili. Embarking on a musical scholarship granted by the Indian Embassy in Nepal, he ventured to Mumbai to pursue studies in classical music at Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan.
Udit Narayan Biography
Udit Narayan, a seasoned Indian vocalist, marked his entry into the realm of Bollywood in 1980 with the movie “Unees-Bees.” During the 1970s, he was recognized for his contributions to Maithili, Nepali, and Bhojpuri music. His musical journey saw him amass 5 National Film Awards, including 4 as a singer – 2 in 2001, 1 each in 2002 and 2004 – and 1 as a producer in 2005. Alongside these, he clinched 5 Filmfare Awards and earned an impressive count of 20 nominations, in addition to various other accolades. Udit Narayan Jha, affectionately known as Uditji, is a Nepalese playback singer renowned for his melodies featured predominantly in both Nepali and Hindi cinema.
|Real Name||Udit Narayan Jha|
|Nickname AKA||Udit and King of Melody|
|DOB (Date of Birth)||1 December 1955|
|Birth Place||Bhardaha, Saptari, Nepal|
|Hometown||Bhardaha, Saptari, Nepal|
|School||Shree public Bindeshwari Secondary School , Rajbiraj, Nepal
Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus, Kathmandu, Nepal
|College||Udit Narayan Post Graduate College|
|University||Udit Narayan Post Graduate College|
|Feet & Inches||5’ 5½”|
|Father Name||Hare Krishna Jha (Farmer)|
|Mother Name||Bhuwaneshwari Devi (Singer)|
|Wife||Ranjana Narayan Jha (1984-85)
Deepa Narayan Jha (Singer, 1985)
|Children||Aditya Narayan (Singer and Actor)|
|Net Worth||$23 million|
|Color||Purple & Red|
|Actor/Actress||Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna, Dev Anand, Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn.|
|Songs||Aap Ki Ankhon Mein|
|Movies||Unees Bees (1980)|
Born on December 1, 1955, in the village of Baisi in Supaul District, Bihar, Udit Narayan is currently 68 years of age.
Udit Narayan completed his SSC from Baleshwar High School in Kunauli, Supaul, Bihar, and further pursued his intermediate degree at Ratna Rajya Lakshmi Campus in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Udit Narayan Jha was born in the village of Bhardaha, situated in the Saptari District of Nepal. His father, Hare Krishna Jha, was a farmer, while his mother, Bhuvan Eshwari Jha, was an Indian folk singer who played a pivotal role in nurturing his career. Udit Narayan has been married twice in his life. His first wife is Ranjana Narayan Jha, and his second wife is Deepa Gahatraj.
Height and Weight
Udit Narayan stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters) and maintains a weight of 70 kg (154 lbs).
In 1980, Udit Narayan initiated his journey in the Bollywood scene when he caught the attention of music director Rajesh Roshan, who extended an invitation for him to lend his playback singing talents to the Hindi movie “Unees-Bees.” Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, Narayan emerged as one of the leading voices in Bollywood. A notable milestone was when he had the privilege to share the stage with the legendary Mohammed Rafi.
His vocal abilities became synonymous with various Bollywood stars, making him their on-screen singing voice. Notably, he contributed a couplet in the film “Swami Dada” for Dev Anand. The movie “Sannata” marked his debut in duet performances. Udit Narayan’s resonant voice has graced the songs of Bollywood luminaries such as Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna, Dev Anand, Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, and Ajay Devgn.
As of 2023, Udit Narayan’s net worth is estimated to be around $23 million.
|film(s)||Co-Singers/ (Other Version)||Song|
|Unees-Bees (1980)||Mohammed Rafi & Usha Mangeshkar||“Mil Gaya”|
|Bade Dil Wala (1983)||Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar (Other Version)||“Jeevan Ke Din”|
|Kehdo Pyar Hai (1983)||Kishore Kumar and Suresh Wadkar||“O Bindiya Tum Humse Keh Do Pyar Hai”|
|Pyaar Ka Mandir (1988)||Mohammad Aziz, Suresh Wadkar and Kavita Krishnamurthy||“Log Jahan Par Rehte Hain”|
|Tridev (1989)||Amit Kumar & Mohammad Aziz||“Oye Oye”|
|Hum (1991)||Sudesh Bhosle and Mohammad Aziz||“Ek Doosre Se Karte Hain Pyar Hum”|
|Saudagar (1991)||Manhar Udhas, Sukhwinder Singh and Kavita Krishnamurthy||“Ilu Ilu”|
|Dancer (1991)||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam & Kavita Krishnamurthy||“Diwano Ki Mastano Ki”|
|Vishwatma (1992)||Amit Kumar, Sapna Mukherjee and Mohammad Aziz||“Dil Le Gayi Teri Bindiya”|
|Vishwatma (1992)||Sadhana Sargam and Jolly Mukherjee||“Saat Samundar Paar (Part-II)”|
|Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (1994)||Amit Kumar||“Deewana Dil Deewana”|
|Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994)||Abhijeet Bhattacharya and Anu Malik||“Main Khiladi Tu Anari”|
|Karan Arjun (1995)||Kumar Sanu & Alka Yagnik||“Yeh Bandhan Toh”|
|Ram Jaane (1995)||Sonu Nigam & Alka Yagnik||“Ram Jaane”|
|Trimurti (1995)||Vinod Rathod||“Very Good Very Bad”|
|Salma Pe Dil Aa Gaya (1997)||Asha Bhosle & Amit Kumar : Kumar Sanu(Part II)||“Salma Pe Dil Aa Gaya” (Part 1)|
|Aur Pyar Ho Gaya (1997)||Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Anuradha Paudwal||“Koi Jaane Koi Na Jaane”|
|Ishq (1997)||Kumar Sanu, Kavita Krishnamurthy and Alka Yagnik||“Neend Churai Meri”|
|Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Sudesh Bhosle, Kavita Krishnamurthy & Poornima||“Mr. Lova Lova” (Ankhiyaan Tu Mila Le)|
|Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999)||Kumar Sanu, Anuradha Paudwal, Hariharan, Kavita Krishnamurthy & Alka Yagnik||“Hum Saath Saath Hain”|
|Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999)||Hariharan, Anuradha Paudwal, Kumar Sanu, Kavita Krishnamurthy & Alka Yagnik||“Mhare Hiwda”|
|Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999)||Roop Kumar Rathod, Sonu Nigam, Kavita Krishnamurthy & Pratima Rao||“Sunoji Dulhan”|
|Dillagi (1999)||Abhijeet, Sonu Nigam, Sukhwinder Singh, Shankar Mahadevan, Shaan, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Alka Yagnik, Jaspinder Narula & Mahalaxmi Iyer||“Dillagi Dillagi”|
|Mela (2000)||Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Sonu Nigam, Alka Yagnik, Sadhana Sargam, Hema Sardesai, Mansoor/(Part I) Roop Kumar Rathod, Shankar Mahadevan, Jaspinder Narula, Nitin Mukesh & Anmol||“Mela Dilon Ka (Part II)”|
|Dhadkan (2000)||Alka Yagnik & Kumar Sanu||“Dil Ne Yeh Kaha Hai Dil Se”|
|Lagaan (2001)||Sukhwinder Singh, Alka Yagnik, Shankar Mahadevan & Shaan||“Ghanan Ghanan”|
|Lagaan (2001)||Sukhwinder Singh, Alka Yagnik & Srinivas||“Mitwa”|
|LOC Kargil (2003)||Hariharan, Roop Kumar Rathod, Sonu Nigam & Sukhwinder Singh||“Main Kahin Bhi Rahoon”|
|Veer-Zaara (2004)||Lata Mangeshkar & Gurdas Maan||“Aisa Des Hai Mera”|
|Swades (2004)||Kailash Kher and Hariharan||“Yun Hi Chala Chal”|
|Om Shanti Om (2007)||Shaan, Shreya Ghoshal, & Sunidhi Chauhan||“Deewangi Deewangi”|
|Student of the Year (2012)||Shreya Ghoshal & Vishal Dadlani||“Radha”|
|Bombay Talkies (2013)||Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik, Abhijeet, Sadhana Sargam, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Shaan, Sunidhi Chauhan, KK, Shreya Ghoshal, Sukhwinder Singh, Shilpa Rao, Mohit Chauhan & Sonu Nigam||“Apna Bombay Talkies”|
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