Alok Nath

  • Birthday: 10. July 1956
  • Birthplace: Delhi, India


Alok Nath Jha is an Indian film character actor known for his works in Hindi cinema, and Television.[2] He made his film debut with the 1982 film Gandhi which won the Academy Award for Best Picture for that year. [3] He appeared in soap opera's such as Rishtey, aired on Zee TV during 1999-2001.[4] He appeared in the Star Plus serial Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai which had been running since late 2007. He later worked in Yahaaan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.[5]

On 30 December 2013, jokes and memes based on characters played by Alok Nath started trending on social media without apparent reasons and spread quickly.[6] The Curious Case of Alok Nath - Why did Alok Nath Trend on Twitter, a case study to analyse the content which led to the buzz around veteran Bollywood actor, went viral on 4 January 2014.[7][8][9] Reacting to the jokes, the actor admitted that he liked most of them.[10]