Alok Nath Age, Wife, Family, Children, Biography & More

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Hometown: Delhi
Wife: Ashu Singh
Age: 68 Years

Alok Nath Profile

Nick NameBabuji
ProfessionActor & producer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 174 cm
in meters- 1.74 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourSalt & peper
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 July 1956 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2024)68 Years
BirthplaceKhagaria, Bihar, India
Zodiac signCancer
SchoolModern School, Barakhamba Road, Delhi
CollegeHindu College, Delhi
National School of Drama
Educational QualificationGraduate degree in Theatre
DebutTV: Rishtey-Naate (1980)
Film: Gandhi (1982)
Alok Nath in Gandhi (1982)
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Sisters- 2, Vinita Malik (Actress)
Vinita Malik
Brother- None
CasteMaithil Brahmin
Address901, Skydeck Oshiwara Complex, Off New Link Road, Andheri (West), Mumbai
HobbiesCollecting shoes, spending time with his pet dogs
Controversies• In June 2015, Alok Nath posted a selfie with her daughter on twitter as PM Modi had urged people to post their father-daughter selfies for 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' Campaign. On this, a woman named Kavita Krishnan posted a tweet calling PM Modi "Stalker PM Modi". However the tweet did not go down well, Alok Nath in a response posted an offensive tweet on her. You can see the full conversation in below snapshot:
Alok Nath Twitter Controversy
• In 2018, during the MeToo campaign, Navneet Nishan alleged that Alok Nath harassed her in the 1990s. She also made allegations that he called her a drug user in an interview to Movie magazine. Furthermore, actresses like Sandhya Mridul, Deepika Amin, and writer Vinita Nanda also accused him of sexual harassment.
• On 21 November 2018, Vinta Nanda filed an FIR against him for allegedly raping her.
Favourite Things
FilmThe Godfather
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Neena Gupta (Actress)
Neena Gupta
Wife/SpouseAshu Singh
Alok Nath with Wife Ashu Singh
Marriage DateYear- 1987
ChildrenSon- Shivang Nath
Daughter- Junhai Nath
Junhai Nath and Shivank Nath
Style Quotient
Car CollectionAudi Q3, Audi A4

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Alok Nath

  • Does Alok Nath smoke?: Yes
  • Does Alok Nath drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Alok Nath’s father and grandfather both were doctors, so he was also expected to become one. But he was not interested in the profession.
  • He was an active participant in school and college skits. Eventually, he developed an interest in acting and joined the ‘National School of Drama’ to pursue a degree in theatre.

    An old photo of Alok Nath while studying at the NSD

    An old photo of Alok Nath while studying at the NSD

  • Before coming to Mumbai, Alok Nath was an active theatre artist in Delhi.

    A Rare Photo of Alok Nath in His Youth

    A Rare Photo of Alok Nath in His Youth

  •  Till 1986 he only played small and insignificant roles in Films. Lack of work and money led him to act in ‘Buniyad’ (1986), in which he played the character of an old man despite he was just twenty years old.Buniyad (1982)
  • He was very much appreciated for his work in Buniyad, resulting in more film offers for the parts of fathers rather than the roles of his age.
  • Alok Nath has acted as a Father to the actors who were younger to him, equal to his age and almost double of his age.
  • Alok Nath wanted to become a film star. But he was caught in the image of playing the role of fathers in the films. He wanted to break the stereotype. So he did a film Kamagni (1987) as the lead actor with Tina Munim (Ambani). But the film could not do well for his image and was a big flop.
  • Alok Nath had played Amitabh Bachchan‘s Father in ‘Agneepath’ (1990) when Amitabh Bachchan was 48 and he was just 34.Agneepath 1990
  • Alok Nath has only once refused to play a father’s role when he was asked to play Jeetendra‘s father.
  • In Dec 2013, when Alok Nath was completely inactive as an actor got his name trending on social media as some netizens had created a series of a funny meme on him.Alok Nath meme
  • In his almost a four decades-long career, he has worked in around 500 films.