Jayant Kripalani is an Indian American film, television and stage actor, director and trainer. Most known for TV series, like Khandaan, Mr. Mrs and Ji Mantriji (2003). He also wrote the screenplay for Shyam Benegal’s film, Well Done Abba (2009). He was noted for his performance in The Hungry (2017) that is based on the adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus. He performed in Ji Mantri Ji, the well-known star plus comedy series in years 2000 to 2002. Jayant has directed and produced films for multinationals and is actively involved with theatre. Jayant has written the scripts for the original Ghar Jamai which was aired in the old TV days of Doordarshan. He has written and produced PC aur Mausi — a mini TV series which explored the prejudices a ‘mausi’ (maternal aunt) had with the advent of the ‘dreaded’ personal computer (PC) in the mid-1980s in India. Amongst his earlier work is an educational TV programme in which children explored the statement “Why is Water Wet!” in a successful format. He also acted as a quiz master in an infotainment channel’s quiz show.
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