Real Joker of film “ Mera Naam Joker’ Nathu Dada dies in poverty and oblivion

Raipur, December 28 (P2P): Nathu Dada, a 70-year-old dwarf artist who has labored in 150 hundred movies, died early Friday in his village Rampur close to Rajnandgaon in Chhattisgarh. Two-foot Nathu Dada, who began a movie profession with ‘Mera Naam Joker’ with Raj Kapoor, was unwell for a number of months. His full identify was Natthu Ramteke and he was dwelling his life along with his spouse in a foul situation. Apart from Mera Naam Joker, he labored in movies like Shakti, Ram Balaram, Udanchhu, Khote Sikne, Taxi Chor, Unknowingly.

He had a fever in early December, and thereafter he handed on to the federal government. He had sought monetary assist and jobs from the federal government. Nathu Dada additionally stated that if the federal government shouldn’t be capable of give him any assist, and then he can be compelled to take steps like mass suicide along with his household.

He lived in his village in his previous age, distant from the glitter of Mumbai. His spouse Chandrakala, who labored as a peon for eight years, was severely shattered after being relinquished. Due to tightness, the youngsters missed their research and the meals was additionally troublesome. He was touring to authorities workplaces for his spouse’s job. His home doesn’t actually have a rest room and he has no listening to in authorities workplaces. He had a great id with former Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh however even after his assurances, Nathu Dada couldn’t get any assist.

Nathu Dada instructed that through the 1982 movie Dharmakanta, he was badly injured on account of damage to a spinal twine. In one scene of the movie, Amjad Khan was imagined to throw him and catch the opposite artist however he fell from a peak and acquired injured. After this they returned to their village. Tried to go to Mumbai once more however the relations didn’t let go and acquired married. Nathu Dada has acted in three movies along with his mentor Dara Singh. Apart from Mera Naam Joker, Dukh Bhanjan Tera Naam made in different Punjabi movies and the identify of the third one shouldn’t be remembered by Nathu Dada.

It was in 1969, when Nathu Dada went to see Dara Singh on the behest of his accomplice in free model wrestling in Bhilai. After defeating the opposition wrestler, Dara Singh began shaking palms with the individuals. Just then, he checked out Nathu Dada. He lifted Natthu with one hand. His one hand was waving within the air accepting the viewers’s greetings, whereas on the opposite, Nathu Dada was hanging. Nathu Dada’s breath was caught to not let Dara Singh wind him up, however the first motion hero of Hindi movies embraced him. Dara Singh requested Nathu to go together with him to Mumbai and he instantly agreed. The subsequent morning he was at Dara Singh’s Bandra home.

Two days after reaching Mumbai, Dara Singh launched Nathu Dada to the present man Raj Kapoor. Raj Kapoor was planning to make Mera Naam Joker. He was comfortable to see Nathu Dada as a result of within the movie he wanted a person of brief stature. Nathu Dada’s destiny opened up, now he turned a visitor of Raj Kapoor’s Chembur bungalow from Dara Singh’s home. In this fashion, Mera Naam Joker was Nathu Dada’s first movie by which he was made as a small joker. After this, Dada performed Joker in 5 movies of Raj Kapoor.