Udit Narayan Age, Net Worth, Family, Affairs, Career, Biography and More

About Udit Narayan

Udit Narayan is also one of the most popular singers in the Hindi film industry. And this multi talented playback singer has sung in many movies and in many different languages as well. And this great singer was also born in a small village called Bhardah in Nepal. And his early years were full of struggles but he also started his career with a brief stint with Nepal Radio.

And in the 1970s he also used to sing Maithili, Nepali and Bhojpuri songs. But by the end of the 70s, he had also moved to Bombay under scholarship to pursue music. And he had also received training in Indian classical music for six years at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. And also check out his life history along with this short biography on Udit Narayanan.

Even in the year 1980, he got a chance to sing in a Hindi film, and when he was approached by music director Rajesh Roshan to sing in the film Unis Bees. And it was a big deal for Udit as he also got a chance to sing with his mentor, the great Mohammed Rafi. And he was noticed but he got his real big break in the year 1988. And he sang a very famous song “Papa Kehte Hain” from the movie Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, which also became the biggest hit of that year. And the song catapulted him to instant stardom and won him his first Filmfare Award.

The film was also the launch pad for actors Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla and female playback singer Alka Yagnik. And even after the massive success of this film, Udit Narayan and Alka Yagnik went on to sing for films like Dil and Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, which were huge hits too. And Udit Narayan also tried his hand at acting and also did some Nepali films like Kusume Rumal and Pirti, which were not much successful. But he sang in some of the most famous Nepali films and also became a famous singer in Nepal.


NameUdit Narayan
Real NameUdit Narayan jhy
Nick NameKing of Melody


Date of birth1 December 1955
Age (as in 2023)66 Years
BirthplaceBhardaha, Supaul, Nepal
HometownBhardaha, Supaul, Nepal
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Food HabitsNon-Vegetarian
SchoolShree public Bindeshawari Secondary School, Rajbiraj, Nepal
Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus, Kathmandu, Nepal
College & UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known


Height (Approx.)5’ 5½ feet
Weight (Approx.)70 kg
Figure (Approx.)37-30-12
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown


Marital Statusmarried
wifeRanjana Narayan Jha (1984-85) & Deepa Narayan Jha (Singer, 1985)


FatherHare Krishna Jha (Farmer)
MotherBhuwaneshwari Devi (Singer)
SisterNot Known
BrotherNot Known


Favorite FoodIndian Food
Favorite ActorShah Rukh Khan
Favorite ActressDeepika Padukone
Favorite ColorPurple & Red
Favorite cuisineNot Known
Favorite CricketerYuvraj Singh and Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite MusicNot Known
Favorite DressNot Known
Favorite DestinationKerala Dubai


HobbiesMusic practicing
Net Worth (Approx.)$20 million


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Although Udit Narayan was gaining a lot of popularity, he was overshadowed by Kumar Sanu, who was also another famous Indian playback singer. And for five years, though he was nominated in the Best Playback Singer category, it was Kumar Sanu who eventually won. And in the year 1995, there was also a turning point in her career when she sang the song “Mehndi Laga Ke Rakhna” for the film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge.

And this song became a huge hit as well and won applause from everyone. But he also won the Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer that year. He also won his third Filmfare Award the very next year for the song “Pardesi” from the film Raja Hindustani.


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Udit Narayan is also one of the most admired singers of the current generation and has been praised by senior and established singers and composers for his original style and voice quality. And he is also the onscreen voice of three major superstars of Indian cinema Shahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Salman Khan. Many acclaimed music directors also prefer to work with him as he is able to mix with almost everyone and gives the right feel to the songs.

That AR He is also one of the top choices of acclaimed music directors like. Rahman, Nadeem Shravan, Rajesh Roshan, Shankar Mahadevan etc. And he is also a hit with leading directors like Yash Chopra, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Karan Johar. And some of his superhit movies are Darr, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Dil To Pagal Hai, Mohabbatein, Swadesh, Veer Zara, Aashiqui, Lagaan, Taal, Beta, Swades, Rangeela etc.

Udit Narayan has not only made his mark in Bollywood but has also sung many songs in languages like Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Oriya etc. And he has proved himself even after a lot of struggle in life. But although he is plagued by controversies regarding his personal life; And that doesn’t stop him from giving his best to hit songs and music as well. And his son Aditya Narayan is also a budding singer and has sung many songs for child actors in various films.

Unknown Facts About Udit Narayan

  • Udit Narayan has sung in more than 36 languages, including Nepali, Maithili, Bhojpuri, Hindi and many more.
  • And Narayan’s son, Aditya Narayan is also a famous singer and TV personality.
  • He also won the National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer in 2002 for the song “Mitwa” from the film Lagaan.
  • Narayan was also honored with the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian award, in 2009.
  • Narayan is also a trained classical singer and has also learned classical music from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Mumbai.
  • He has also recorded more than 25,000 songs in his career and has been honored with several prestigious awards including Filmfare Awards, Zee Cine Awards and IIFA Awards.

FEQ About Udit Narayan

Q1. What is the total assets of Udit Narayan in rupees?
Answer. According to a recent report of the year 2023, then Udit Narayan’s net worth in rupees is also around 173 crores.

Q2. For which song did Udit Narayan also get the National Award?
Answer. The song sung by him won him the National Award for “Chand Chupa Badal Mein”.

Q3. Who is also the wife of Udit Narayan?
Answer. Narayan has been married twice. But at present Udit Narayan’s wife is Deepa Narayan Jha.

Q4. Who was also the first wife of Udit Narayan?
Answer. Udit Narayan’s first wife’s name was Ranjana Narayan Jha.

Q5. What is Udit Narayan’s salary per song?
Answer. According to an estimate, Udit Narayan’s salary per song is also Rs 5-8 lakh.

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