A well known Bollywood singer Udit Narayan Jha went to Mumbai in the Embassy of India scholarship in 1978. He was an employee of Radio Nepal prior to going to India for music studies. Apart from a well known singer, he was also an actor of superhit movie ‘Kusume Rumal’.
Udit Narayan Jha struggled in India for 10 years before he got successful. The movie ‘Kayamat Se Kayamat Tak’, the debut movie of Aamir Khan became successful helping both Aamir and Udit to establish themselves in Bollywood.
Full biography of Udit Narayan:
He was born in Saptari, Bhardaha to Nepali father and Indian mother. He later claimed that he was born in his maternal uncle’s home in Bihar after the Indian government honored him with the biggest civilian award – Padma Shree Award and Padma Bhusan Award.
Udit Narayan Jha left Nepali citizenship to get Indian one and is now Indian passport holder.
Udit was married before he went to Mumbai. His wife was living in Saptari. But, in India he met Geeta Gahatraj, a well known singer. They got close and got married. Geeta and Udit have a son, Aditya Narayan Jha. Continue reading
Shrawan Ghimire for Sayapatri Films presents Nepali movie – Kusume Rumal (1985) Starring -Udit Narayan Jha, Tripti Nadkar, Bhuwan KC, Nir Shah etc. Director – Tulsi Ghimire
The original ‘Kusume Rumal’ is made on the story and editing of the director Tulsi Ghimire. The 2010 version of ‘Kusume Rumal’ is available here. This is old movie – 1985 movie, the original Kusume Rumal. The sequel Kusume Rumal 2 was released in 2010. This movie was originally posted in Google Video.
The Bollywood film industry is considered one of the largest film industry in the world. The movie industry has gone worldwide because of the popularity of the movies. The opportunity to be a part of the film industry is very difficult. In such an environment, few Nepali artists have established themselves as credible artists. The following video discusses the Nepali artists in Bollywood:
Manisha Koirala – one of the top actresses of the past in the Bollywood film industry
Udit Narayan Jha – One of the top playback singers.