On the occasion of Shivratri, we tell you about that ‘Shiva’ of the 90s who played the lead role in the hit serial ‘Om Namah Shivaya’. You may have forgotten him, but even today this actor is seen in films. But you may not recognize. Religious shows dominated the small screen in the 90s.
At the same time, the serial ‘Om Namah Shivaay’ became very popular. Directed by Dheeraj Kumar, this show was liked by children from old to old. Shiva’s character was played by actor Samar Jai Singh. In the role of Lord Shiva, Samar Jai Singh was liked by people so much that people started to consider Samar Jai Singh as Lord Shiva in real life too.
Although Samar Jai Singh has worked in many more mythological shows including ‘Samrat Ashoka’, ‘Mrityunjay’, ‘Ramayan’ and ‘Maharaja Ranjit Singh’, the character of Lord Shiva overshadowed the rest of his characters. Even today people know Samar Jai Singh more for the role of Lord Shiva.
Apart from TV, Samar Jai Singh also acted in films. He appeared in films like ‘Little War’, ‘Sundari’, ‘Gadar: Ek Prem Katha’, ‘Pinjar’, ‘Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo’, ‘Apne’, ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ and ‘Heropanti’. Do you know what work Samar Jai Singh is doing these days?
Samar Jai Singh is the acting coach and runs an acting school in Mumbai by the name of Kreating Charakters. Through this institute, he is giving training in acting to those youth who come to Mumbai with the dream of making a career in the world of films and TV.
Samar Jai Singh laid the foundation of this acting institute in 2005 and he has been associated with it ever since. However, it is not that Samar himself has said goodbye to acting. Along with this, he himself continued acting and had work in the film ‘Hasina Parkar’. In this film, Shraddha Kapoor appeared in the lead role of Hasina Parkar.