TDIM - Udit Narayan's Birthday - 1st Dec
Posted On 1st December, 2013 @ 04:05 am by TDIM

Udit Narayan's Birthday

Udit Narayan is a Nepalese playback singer singing mainly in Nepalese Movies and Bollywood. He has sung in around 32 languages including Nepali, Hindi, Bhojpuri, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Urdu, Garhwali, Sindhi, Punjabi, Oriya, Assamese, Maithili and Bengali language cinema. He has won three National Film Awards and five Filmfare Awards. In 2001, he was awarded the Prabal Gorkha Dakshin Bahu by the late King of Nepal 'Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev' and also awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2009.

 

Udit Narayan Jha was born on 1 December 1955 in a village called Bhardaha on the Saptari district of Nepal in 1955 at his maternal grandparents'home." His father was Hare Krishna Jha and his mother was Bhuwaneshwari Devi.

 

Narayan studied at P.B. School, Rajbiraj, Nepal where he passed his S.L.C. (class 10) and later obtained his intermediate from Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus, mostly known as RR campus Kathmandu.

 

Udit Narayan began his career by singing Nepali, Maithili, Nepal Bhasa, Bhojpuri at first when he was in his native country, Nepal singing for Radio Nepal as a staff artiste for Maithili and Nepali folk songs. He sang many popular Nepali folk, modern songs on Radio Nepal. His first film playback singing was for Nepali Film Sindur. It was a comedy song for famous Nepali comedians GopalRaj Mainali (Chankhe) and Basundhara Bhushal (Nakkali). It was a duet song with Sushma Shrestha— now known as Poornima in Hindi films. After eight years in that role, the Indian embassy offered him the chance to study classical music at a prestigious school in Bombay, Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, on a music scholarship. He moved to Bombay in 1978.

 

Udit Narayan has sung more than 25,000 songs in more than 34 languages. He is one of the most acclaimed singers of the present generation. He got his first break in 1980, when noted music director (composer) Rajesh Roshan asked him to playback for the Hindi film Unees Bees and was given the opportunity to sing with the veteran Mohammed Rafi. He provided playback for a number of films, the most notable being Sannata (1981), Bade Dil Wala (1983) and Tan-Badan (1986). The success story of his career began in 1988 when Anand-Milind gave him the opportunity to sing all the songs for the successful Bollywood movie Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, earning him a Filmfare Award. The film also brought actor Aamir Khan, actress Juhi Chawla and playback singer Alka Yagnik to stardom. After the success of Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, he became one of the leading playback singers in the Indian film industry.

 

We wish him a Very Happy Birthday!

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