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Bollywood Loses Another Gem As Haider Fame Narendra Jha Breathes His Last At 55

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| March 14 , 2018 , 13:12 IST

Known for his worthy portrayal of various characters in films and television, the noted actor Narendra Jha succumbed to cardiac arrest at the age of 55 on Wednesday morning. Reports suggest that he has survived past two heart attacks but submitted to the third one.

The prominent actor is remembered for his work in blockbusters like 'Raees' and Haider'. Jha was with his wife and former CBFC chairperson Pankaja Thakur at his farmhouse in Nanegaon in Nashik and recovering from a minor heart attack when the tragedy hit.

His driver, Lakshman Singh told IANS, "He was fine last night (Tuesday). He ate properly and spoke to us... Things were fine. Around 4 am today, he felt a chest pain so we took him to a nearby hospital, but everything was over by then."

The fine actor earned a number of well-wishers throughout his career span in both the film and television industry. The entire fraternity is shocked and saddened by the sudden demise of Narendra Jha. Many renowned celebrities took their condolences for his family to Twitter.

Hailing from Bihar's Madhubani, the actor started his acting journey with the television show 'Shanti' and went on to act in various films and TV commercials. He was signed up for Salman Khan-starrer 'Race 3', Prahas and Shraddha Kapoor's 'Sahoo' and a film with Sangram Singh.