Narendra Jha, who was recently seen in the role of Musa Bhai in Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees (2017), died after suffering a heart attack on Wednesday morning. He was 55. He is known for his work in films like Mohenjo Daro, Force 2, Humari Adhuri Kahaani, Haider and Kaabil. Born in Madhubani, Bihar, the actor was prolific on both the mediums – TV and films.
His family member said, “Narendra Jha passed away at his farmhouse in Wada this morning at about 5 am. He suffered a massive heart attack.”
He was in Wada with his wife Pankaja Thakur, as he needed rest after suffering from a minor attack a few days ago. His medical treatment was going on in Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai. As the news about the actor’s death spread, condolence messages began pouring on Twitter.
Jha started his small screen journey with Mandira Bedi’s Shanti and went on to model in TV ads. The actor had been also the part of few Telugu movies like Chatrapathi, Yamadonga and Legend. Jha was working in a film with Sangram Singh that is yet to release. He was also a part of Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor‘s ambitious project, Saaho, which is progressing at brisk pace in the direction of Sujeeth Reddy.