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Salman Khan’s co-actor- to-be Narendra Jha dies of cardiac arrest

SNS | New Delhi |

The morning of Wednesday started with a bad news. Bollywood film actor Narendra Jha died due to a heart attack. The Haider actor was 55.

The actor’s driver informed IANS that Narendra Jha was at his farmhouse in Nanegaon, Maharashtra when he complained of chest pain.
“He had no health issues and last night he was fine. He ate properly and spoke to us… Things were fine. Around 4 a.m. today, he felt a chest pain so we took him to a nearby hospital, but everything was over by then,” Lakshman Singh, the driver, told IANS.

Narendra Jha was born and brought up in Delhi, he featured in films like Mohenjo Daro and Kaabil during his career in Bollywood. He worked with iconic filmmakers like Shyam Benegal in the film Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero. The actor featured in a play “Samvidhaan”, in which he played Mohammed Ali Jinnah, as well as did shows on television.

Narendra was also signed up for the upcoming Salman Khan starrer Race 3, as well as another movie. The actor was married to former Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) CEO Pankaja Thakur.

-With IANS inputs