Alok Nath was born on 10th July 1956 in Khagaria, Bihar, India is an Indian film character actor known for his work in Hindi Cinema and television. Alok has appeared in a number of films and a small amount of work in serials, He is mostly known to be the Dad or a good uncle role in the movie. In 2013 Alok became the troll and memes content on social media, to which he reacted to some in a likable manner. This does not end here as today we are going to share some unknown things you probably did not know about him. Lets us take a look at unknown facts.
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Alok Nath
1- Appreciated for
Alok began his career in the 1980s, he made his film debut with the 1982 film Gandhi, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture that year. He has appeared in the famous soap opera Buniyaad which took the country by a storm in 1986
2- Most Popular Serials
Nath was also in Rishtey which aired from 1999 to 2001. He appeared in Star Plus serials like Sapna Babul Ka… Bidaai, Yahan Manin Ghr Ghar Kheli, and Yeh Rishta kya kehlata hai.
3- Social Media Feud
Back in 2013 jokes and memes based on characters played by Alok started trending on social media and spread quickly. The Curious Case of Alok Nath – Why did Alok Nath trend on Twitter a case-study to analyze the content which led to the interest in Nath became popular in Jan 2014, Reacting to it he admitted that he liked most of them.
4- Personal Life
Alok Nath married Anshu Singh in 1987 and has two kids with her, Nath was born in Bihar and has a sister Vineeta Malik who is known for her role of Bhairavi in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. His father and grandfather were doctors so he was also expected to become one, but he had his own passion to follow.
5- Religious Roles
Alok is famous in Bollywood for his role as a father He has been working in Bollywood since 4 decades, his religious and grounded roles have earned him the image of the Sanskari Actor.
6- Well-trained Actor
He went to Modern School, Barakhamba Road, Delhi for his secondary education and then admitted himself to the Hindu College, Delhi. He also earned a Graduate degree in Theatre from The National School Of Drama.
7- Breaking the Stereotype
Alok acted as a father to the actors who were younger to him, equal to him and almost double of his age, so he wanted to break his stereotype father image and did a film Kamagni (1987) as the lead actor with Tina Munim (Ambani) but the film could not do well and was a big flop.
8- Controversial Part
In 2018 during the MeToo campaign, Navneet Nishan alleged that Alok harassed her in the 1990s. She also made allegations that he called her a drug user in an interview with a movie magazine. Similarly, many other actresses also accused him of sexual harassment.