Ranjit Chowdhry


Ranjit Chowdhry (alternative spellings: Ranjit Chowdhary / Ranjit Chowdhury) can be an Indian acting professional, with around 40 movies and tv shows to his credit, besides performing in theatre aswell. Diverse spellings of his titles have been found in credits. He in addition has appeared in a number of episodes of ANY OFFICE, as Vikram, a telemarketer who caused Michael, and it is briefly employed for The Michael Scott Paper Organization. For his part as Rocky in Deepa Mehta’s 2002 film Bollywood/Hollywood, he was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor inside a Assisting Role in the 23rd Genie Awards His other most noted part, recently continues to be, Queen Latifah starrer, Last Holiday (2006).

Ranjit was created and raised in Mumbai in a family group with theatre history, where he received his early education in Campion College, Mumbai and started his performing career. His dad can be from a Gujjar history while his mom Pearl Padamsee was of component Jewish descent. He produced his debut with Basu Chatterjee's Khatta Meetha, pursuing which he performed prominent parts in the Bollywood humor classics such as for example Basu Chatterjee's Baton Baton Mein (1979) and Hrishikesh Mukherjee's,Khubsoorat (1980). Thereafter, he shifted to the united states in the first 1980s. He had written the screenplay and acted in Sam & Me (directed by Deepa Mehta) which won an Honorable Talk about at Cannes in 1991.

Personal life

His mom, Pearl Padamsee, was well-known theatre character, drama instructor and actress on stage and film. His stepfather, Alyque Padamsee, can be an marketing maven and directs and works in plays.


Khatta Meetha (1978) Baton Baton Mein (1979) Khubsoorat (1980) Kaalia (1981) Chakra (1981) Such an extended Trip (film) (1998) Lonely in the us (1991) Mississippi Masala (1991) Bandit Queen (1994) Fireplace (1996) Fall in NY (2000) Bollywood/Hollywood (2002) Kaante (2002) Last Vacation (2006) American Mix (2007 film) Today's Particular (2009 film)