Narayan Jha, popular playback singer of Bollywood Music industry. Udit Narayan
was born on the 1st of December (Birth Place : Nepal) to father who was a farmer,Hare
Krishna Jha and mother Bhuwaneshwari Devi. He belogs to the Brahmin caste. Narayan
studied at Kunauli Bazaar (Saharsa), where he passed his S.S.C. and later obtained his
intermediate Ratna Laxmi Campus (Kathmandu). Udit Narayan is married, and has one
son (Aditya). His second wife Deepa Narayan, whom he married in 1985, is an
accomplished Nepali singer and the two have recorded an album together titled Dil Deewana.
His son Aditya Narayan has also established himself as the voice of child artists
in Hindi movies and acted as child artist in hit movies.
Udit Narayan began his career by singing Maithili, Bhojpuri and Nepali folk songs for
Radio Nepal. After he moved to Mumbai on a music scholarship. In Mumbai, he trained
at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. He got his first break in 1980, when Rajesh Roshan give a
chance for Hindi movie Unees Bees, in which he got opportunity to sing with his
inspiration, Mohammed Rafi. But the actual success story of his career began in 1988 with
the movie Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, fetching him a Filmfare Award. After this film he beacme
one of the leading playback singers in the industry. Udit Narayan even acted in some
Neplai movies like Kusume Rumal and Pirati but didn't get that much success.
The turning point of his career came from the movie Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge. For this
he got his second filmfare award after 8 years. He has also sung several songs in
Oriya, Tamil and Malayalam, where he has become popular on account of his distinctive
accent. In 2004, he released his first private Nepali album "Upahaar" in which
he also sang duet songs with his wife Deepa Jha. It became superhit and one of the best
selling albums of all time.
Some of his private albums are Bhajan Sangam ,Bhajan Vatika ,I love You ,Dil Deewana , Yeh
Dosti ,Love is Life,Jhumka de Jhumka, ,Sona No Ghadulo , Dhuli Ganga , Ma Tarini, and many
Udit Narayan has performed approximatively 1050 stage shows in India and abroad
like U.S.A, Canada, West Indies, Far East, U.K, South Africa and many European countries.
Some of hit songs by Udit Narayan
Papa Kehte Hain, Ae Mere Humsafar, Mera Dil Tere Liye, Mujhe Neend Na Aaye, Humne Ghar
Chhoda Hai, Koyal Si Teri Boli, Dhak Dhak Karne Laga, Pehla Nasha, Jadu Teri Nazar,
Phoolon Sa Chehra Tera, Tu Cheez Badi Hai Mast Mast, Mehndi Lagake Rakhna , Ruk Ja O Dil
Deewane, Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya, Kya Kare Kya Na Kare, Pardesi Pardesi, Aaye Ho Mere
Zindagi Mein, Ho
Nahin Sakta, Ghar Se Nikalte Hi, Dil To Pagal Hai, Are Re Are, Bholi Si Surat, Ae Ajnabi,
Kuchh Kuchh Hota Hai, Koi Mil Gaya, ladki badi anjani hai, Yeh ladka hai deewana, Chand
Chupa, Taal Se Taal Mila, Kaho Na Pyar Hai, Dil Ne Yeh Kaha Hai Dil Se, Mitwaa, O Rey
Chhori, Radha Kaise Na Jale, Udhja Kaale Kawwa, Tere Naam, Koi Mil Gaya, Idhar Chala Main
Udhar Chala, Main
Yahan Hoon, khaike paan banaraswala