Jitendra Kumar

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Jitendra Kumar
Born1 September 1990
Khairthal, Alwar
NationalityIndian
EducationB.Tech. (Civil Engineering)
Alma materIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
EmployerThe Viral Fever

Jitendra Kumar is an Indian actor famous for his roles in comedy sketches of The Viral Fever.[1] He has established himself as the superstar of Indian web series world and is widely known for his characters Jeetu bhaiya, Munna Jazbaati, Gittu[2] and Arjun Kejriwal,[3] (a parody version of Arvind Kejriwal, Indian politician & Delhi Chief Minister). His natural flair for acting instantly strikes a chord with the audience and keeps them engaged throughout.

Biography[edit]

Jitendra Kumar is from Khairthal in Alwar, Rajasthan. He graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering from IIT Kharagpur.

[1][4] He has done many stage plays as the governer of the Hindi Technology Dramatics Society at IIT KGP where he met Biswapati Sarkar who eventually invited him to join TVF in 2012.

Acting career[edit]

Jitendra starred in 'Munna Jazbaati : The Q-tiya intern' in 2013 which instantly went viral and crossed 3 million views. Since then, he has portrayed several characters in TVF videos which include 'Tech Conversations With Dad', 'A Day With' series, TVF Bachelor's series which crossed million views, 'Kota Factory' and many others.

Apart from TVF videos on YouTube, Jitendra Kumar has played a few significant roles in comedy sketches, movies and web series.[5] He is predominantly famous for his character 'Jitendra Maheshwari', a frustrated corporate employee in the web series TVF Pitchers and 'Gittu', a confused bridegroom in Permanent Roommates web series.

Filmography[edit]

Year Movie/Series Character Notes
2014 Shuruaat Ka Interval Laxman
2014 Permanent Roommates Prateek (Gittu)
2015 TVF Pitchers[6] Jitendra Maheshwari
2017 TVF Bachelors Season 2[7] Jeetu
2019 Gone Kesh
2019 Kota Factory Jeetu Bhaiya

Awards[edit]

Award Category Year Ref
Talentrack Digital Content Awards Best Performer - Comic 2018 [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ram, Sharmila Ganesan (16 February 2014). "Age of parody". Times of India. TNN. Retrieved 5 May 2015.
  2. ^ Permanent Roommates (TV Series 2014– ), retrieved 15 June 2018
  3. ^ "Meet Jitendra Kumar, the actor who faced off with Kejriwal, dressed as Kejriwal". Hindustan Times. 28 October 2016. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Global Entrepreneurship Summit 16th- 18th January'15" (PDF). IIT Kharagpur. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 May 2015. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  5. ^ Kumar, Jitendra. "Jitendra Kumar". IMDb. Internet Movie Database.
  6. ^ TVF Pitchers (TV Series 2015), retrieved 15 June 2018
  7. ^ TVF Bachelors, Jasmeet Singh Bhatia, Shivankit Singh Parihar, Gopal Dutt, retrieved 15 June 2018CS1 maint: others (link)
  8. ^ "talentrack awards 2018 - Digital Content Awards". www.talentrackawards.in. Retrieved 15 June 2018.