Actor Ranjit Chowdhry, who played in Khubsoorat, Khatta Meetha, dies at the age of 65
Ranjit Chowdhry was part of the 1980 film Khubsoorat (courtesy of Raellpadamseesace).
New Delhi: The actor Ranjit Chowdhry, known for his small roles in films such as Khatta Meetha, Baton Baton Mein and Khubsoorat, died on April 15th. He was 65 years old. The news of the actor’s death was shared by his sister theater on Instagram artist Raell Padamsee. Ms. Padamsee shared a black and white photo of a film by Ranjit Chowdhry and wrote: “Actor, writer, outsider … we will miss you.” In her post, she added that the funeral is scheduled for April 16, while a prayer meeting will take place in his mind once the lock ends on May 5. “For everyone who knew Ranjit, the funeral will take place tomorrow and a gathering to celebrate his life and share his stories on May 5th. With love, Raell,” read her message.
Actor Ranjit Chowdhry was the son of the well-known theater personality Pearl Padamsee and her first husband. Ranjit Chowdhry’s stepfather Alyque Padamsee was also a theater personality and a household name in the advertising world. Ranjit Chowdhry was born into a family with roots in the theater and was also known for his stage appearances.
He was last seen in films in 2011 in the film Breakaway and also played in films from the eighties and nineties such as Chakra, Kaalia and Bandit Queen. He also starred in Mira Nairs Mississippi Masala, Deepa Mehtas Camilla, Canadian film Sam & Me, Hollywood films The Night We Never Met, It Could Happen To You, Girl 6 and the Perez Family. Ranjit Chowdhry was also part of two episodes of the American TV show Prison Break.