Ranjit Chowdhry was an Indian actor, and until his death was well known known for his roles in television, movies, and theatre.
He starred in the 2006 movie, Last Holiday as Queen Latifah as well as in other top movies.
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Ranjit Chowdhry Profile
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Full Name: Ranjit Chowdhry
Also known as: Ranjit Chowdhury
Date of birth: 19th September, 1955
Date of death: 15th April, 2020
Age at death: 64 years
Mother: Pearl Padamsee
Father: Alyque Padamsee
Siblings: Quasar Padamsee, Shazahn Padamsee
Net Worth: $1 million
Ranjit Chowdhry Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family, Entertainment Career, Movies, Death
Born on the 19th of September, 1955, Ranjit Chowdhry was a top Indian actor, and until his death was well known known for his roles in television, movies, and theatre.
He was raised up in Mumbai and had his early education in Campion School, Mumbai before venturing into the Bollywood movie industry.
Ranjit moved to the United States in the early 1980s, and he wrote the screenplay and acted in Sam & Me, which was directed by Deepa Mehta, which won an honorable mention at Cannes in 1991.
Talking about his early life and family, his father is from a Gujjar background, while his mother, Pearl Padamsee, was of Jewish descent on her mother’s side.
She was a well-known theatre personality, drama teacher and actress on stage and film. His step-father was also into the media and entertainment industry, actively.
He was admitted into Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai, on the 14th of April, 2020 for a ruptured ulcer in the intestine, and underwent emergency surgery.
Ranjit Chowdhry died on the 15th of April, 2020.
His mother, Pearl Padamsee, was a well-known theatre personality, drama teacher and actress on stage and film. His stepfather, Alyque Padamsee, was a theatre actor and director who also headed an advertising company in Mumbai. He had one older sister named Rohini (c. 1951 – 26 September 1961), who died from nephritis.
Chowdhry was admitted into Breach Candy Hospital, in Mumbai, on 14 April 2020 for a ruptured ulcer in the intestine, and underwent emergency surgery. He died on 15 April 2020. He was in Mumbai for a dental procedure, and was delayed there due to the spread of COVID-19.
Ranjit Chowdhry Movies
Some of Ranjit Chowdhry’s movies and appearances include:
|1978||Khatta Meetha||Russie Mistry|
|1979||Baton Baton Mein||Sabhi Perreira|
|1981||Kaalia||Boot Polish Boy|
|1990||Lonely in America||Arun|
|1991||Sam & Me||Nikhil ‘Shwartza’ Parikh|
|1993||The Night We Never Met||Cabbie|
|1994||It Could Happen to You||Mr. Patel|
|1994||Bandit Queen||Shiv Narain|
|1995||The Perez Family||Indian immigration official|
|1996||Girl 6||Indian Shopkeeper|
|1996||Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love||Babu|
|1996||I’m Not Rappaport||Kamir|
|1997||His & Hers||Taxi Driver|
|1998||Such a Long Journey||Pavement Artist|
|2000||Autumn in New York||Fakir|
|2000||King of the Jungle||Mr. Sith|
|2005||Building Girl||Mr. Singh|
|2006||Last Holiday||Dr. Gupta|
|2006||Kettle of Fish||Doorman|
|2006||Prison Break||Dr. Marvin Gudat||2 episodes|
|2006||Hope & a Little Sugar||Ghosh|
|2007, 2009||The Office||Vikram||Episodes: “Money”|
|2009||Today’s Special||Regular #1|
|2010||God’s Land||Raja Chatterjee|
|2011||Breakaway||Mr. Patel Senior|
Ranjit Chowdhry Net Worth
Ranjit Chowdhry was a top Indian actor. He is estimated to be net worth over $1 million.
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