Alok Nath Jha is an Indian actor who appeared in number of Bollywood Movies as well as in a number of Television Series. Mostly he has played the role of a father filled with religious value and morals. Suddenly during the last week of December 2013, jokes and memes on Alok Nath started trending based on the roles played by Alok Nath in the social media. According to rumors, it all started as a result of a joke cracked by Comedian Kapil Sharma in an award show targeting Alok Nath. Other sources state that one of the Alok Nath’s movie “Hum Sath Sath Hai” was aired in the last week of December and perhaps someone picked a dialogue about values and that is how trend started. Whatever led to trend but it made Alok Nath famous as never before. Here we are with the top 10 sanskari movies of Alok Nath aka Babuji.
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10 Maine Pyar Kiya
Maine Pyaar Kiya is an Indian romantic Love story, released in the year 1989 starring Salman Khan and Bhagyashree. Alok Nath as Karan played the role of Babuji (father) of Suman (Bhagyashree). Both of them lives in a shanty house in a village until Karan decides to travel Dubai to earn money and leaves Suman at his childhood friend Kishan Kumar’s home. Suman and Prem (Salman Khan), son of Kishan falls in love with each other. However, the relationship is accepted by Prems’s mother but opposed by his father. After a lot of twists, turns and melodrama the couple gets acceptance from everyone, including Karan and Kishan.
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Taal Released in the year 1999, the movie was directed by Subhas Ghai and is a musical romantic movie starring Aishwarya Rai, Akshay Kumar and Anil Kapoor. The movie received a lot of accolade in foreign but was a moderate hit in India. Alok Nath here played the role of Mansi’s (Aishwarya Rai) father named “Tara Babu”. Alok Nath acted as a musician and supports his daughter to get along with the love of her life Manav (Akshay Kumar) but is insulted badly by Manav’s family. Both Tara Babu and Mansi get support from Anil Kumar (Anil Kapoor), who is a music director in Mumbai, and helps Mansi become a Music Star. At the end, finally Mansi and Manav get together whereas Tara Babu and Jagmohan Mehta (Amrish Puri) Manav’s father also patches up.
8 Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
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The debut movie of Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla was released in the year 1988 with its story inspired by Romeo and Juliet. Alok Nath played the role of Thakur Jaswant Singh who is a village farmer. The story in the movie rounds about two families which are bitter enemies. Young Aamir Khan as Raj and Juhi Chawla as Rashmi, both belong to the feuding families, fall for each other. Aware the bitterness in the families, both of them elope and lives in a deserted castle. When families get to know about the whereabouts of two of them, gets into a fight. Rashmi gets shot and dies, after which Raj also commits suicide, for he does not want to live, separated from her.
7 Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam
Shah Rukh Khan and Madhuri Dixit starrer Hum Tumhare Hai Sanam, was released in the year 2002. Alok Nath acts as Dev Narayan, the Maternal Grand Father of Madhuri Dixit as Radha. The movie centers round a newly married couple Radha and Gopal (Shah Rukh Khan). Gopal was an orphan who was brought up by Dev. Gopal starts suspecting his wife for having a relation with her best friend Suraj (Salman Khan) who is a popular singer. Later, Gopal realizes his mistake and asks Radha to come back to his life.
6 Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham..
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Directed by Karan Johar, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (K3G), is a family Drama starring Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Kajol and Kareena Kapoor. The movie released all over in 2001 and was a blockbuster hit. The movie is about a family having two sons as Rahul (Shah Rukh Khan), the foster son and Rohan (Hrithik Roshan) the real son of Yashvardhan Raichand (Amitabh Bachchan). Rahul falls in love with a middle class girl Anjali (Kajol), whose father’s role is played by Alok Nath as Babuji. Their love is not accepted by Yashvardhan and disowns them. Rahul moves to London along with Anjali and her younger sister Pooja (Kareena Kapoor). Years later, Rohan travels to London with a determination of reuniting the family.
5 Ek Vivaah… Aisa Bhi
Ek Vivaah… Aisa Bhi is a romantic drama that released in 2009. The movie features Isha Kopikkar as Chandni and Sonu Sood as Prem. Both of them are singers and have single parents. Alok Nath, again playing the role of father of Chandni, dies on the day of Chandni and Prem’s marriage. Chandni asks Prem to wait as she is the only one to take responsibility of her two siblings after her father’s death. The wait increases to twelve years after which both of them get married.
Pardes, the bollywood romantic musical drama was released in the year 1997. The movie starred Shah Rukh Khan, Mahima Chaudhary and Apurva Agnihotri. Pardes revolves around the life who Ganga (Mahima Chaudhary) daughter of Suraj Dev (Alok Nath) who gets engaged to Rajiv (Apurva Agnihotri). Rajiv is the son of the friend of Suraj Dev, Kishorilal (Amrish Puri) who is an NRI. The movie depicts the importance of the Indian Values and Culture during the period of marriage, as compared to the Western Culture and Values.
3 Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!
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Biggest blockbuster of the modern era, Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! was released in the year 1994. It was a romantic family comedy drama starring Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit. The movie is about the sacrifice made by two lovers for their family. Alok Nath plays the role of Kailashnath, who is a rich industrialist and is father alike to Rajesh (Mohnish Bahl) and Prem (Salman Khan). The movie portrays the ceremonies involved in the typical Indian marriage. During the ceremonies Prem meets Nisha (Madhuri Dixit) and both fall in love with each other after few meetings. The movie has its share of twists and has a happy ending whit Prem and Nisha getting married.
2 Hum Saath-Saath Hain
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Hum Saath-Saath Hain is a multi starrer Indian movie that was released in 1999. The movie is about Ramkishan (Alok Nath), his wife and their four sons and one daughter. The movie explains the challenges and problems faced by the Joint family and the love and compassion through which family overcomes those problems. After going through a lot of trouble and hardships, the family stands the test of time and gets together once again.
Amrita Rao and Shahid Kapoor starrer Vivah, released in the year 2006 and is a musical romantic movie. The movie goes around the life of Poonam (Amrita Rao) who is an orphan and is brought up by his Uncle Krishnakant (Alok Nath) who is an epitome of father to her. Poonam gets engaged to Prem (Shahid Kapoor) and the story continues outlining the courtship period of Prem and Poonam. Their love is tested when an accident occurs and Poonam gets heavily burnt. Despite of the injuries Prem decides to marry Poonam and both of them gets married at the end of the story.