Television actor Narendra Jha , who has acted in several successful shows including Shanti, Itihaas, Choona Hai Aasmaan and Captain House, died today (March 14) early morning due to cardiac arrest. He was 55.
A family member told PTI, “Yes, he has passed away. He got heart attack today early morning while he was at his farmhouse. He was here because he was not keeping well.”
Jha began his acting career with small screen shows and then moved to films. However, he continued to be a part of TV by appearing in Shyam Benegal’s Samvidhaan, Begusarai and Chhoona Hai Aasmaan.
His acting journey started in 1992 after he enrolled himself in SRCC acting diploma course. He has been a part of 20 notable TV shows.
As soon as the news got out, several TV actors and producers poured in their condolence messages on Twitter.
Popular TV actor Iqbal Khan shared a picture of his with the actor and captioned it as, “We would always make him laugh during a scene.what a handsome man. You will be missed. RIP narendra jha.”
Ekta Kapoor wrote: From captain house to ithihass he was one of@d first actors I worked with #RipNarendrajha
Hina Khan also took to her Twitter account and wrote: RIP #narendrajha
Janvi Chheda Gopalia of CID fame shared a special message, which read, “RIP Narendra Sir You played my father and my mentor on screen and will always be one of my most favourite co-actors of all time! The industry has lost a talented and a charming actor! Unbelievable”
Cine & TV Artists Association also condoled the actor’s death and wrote: @CintaaOfficial expresses it’s deepest condolence on the sudden demise of Shri #NarendraJha. May his soul Rest in Peace.