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Ranjit Chowdhry Wiki, Age, Death, Family, Wife, Movie, Biography & Facts

Ranjit Chowdhry was a very talented actor from India. He mostly used to work in Hindi television, films and theater. He is best known for his appearance in the famous American tv sitcom “The Office“. At the age of 64 years, Ranjit Chowdhry passed away on 15th April 2020. Check out more about Ranjit Chowdhry from the given article.



Ranjit Chowdhry Age

Ranjit Chowdhry was born on Monday, 19th September 1995 (age 64 years old; as of 2020). He was born to the family of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Ranjit Chowdhry Death

The famous actor Ranjit Chowdhry passed away on 15th April 2020 at the age of 64 Mumbai. A news of his death was shared by his half-sister Raell Padamsee.

Ranjit Chowdhry Wiki

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Real Name:Ranjit Chowdhry
Nick Name:Ranjit
Profession:Actor, Theater Artist
Famous For:1. Role in the American serial 'The Office'
Date of Birth/DOB/Birthday:19th September 1995 (Monday)
Age:64 years old (as of 2020)
Born Place:Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height (Approx):in centimeter: 178 cm
in meter: 1.78 m
in Feet Inches: 5' 10"
Weight (Approx):in kilograms: 60 kg
in pounds: 132 lbs
Hair Colour:Black
Eye Colour:Black
Zodiac Sign:Virgo
Marital Status:Not Known
Girlfriend/Affairs:Name Not Known
Children:Not Known
Parents:Father: Mr. Chowdhry
Mother: Pearl Padamsee
Siblings:Sister: Raell Padamsee
Educational Qualification:Graduate
School:School of Mumbai
College:Not Known
Hobbies:Reading, Acting
Food Habits:Vegetarian
Debut:Film: Khatta Meetha
English Serial: The Office
Hometown:Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Residence:Mumbai, Maharashtra
Tattoo:Not Known
Twitter:Not Known
Facebook Name:Arun Govil
Favorite Food:Indian Food
Most liked destination:India
Salary:Not Known
Net Worth:Not Known

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Family, Caste & Religion

Actor Ranjit was born and brought up into the well-settled family of Mumbai, Maharashtra. He was the son of popular theater artist Pearl Padamsee. His mother held Christian ethnicity. His mother first got married to Bengali Hindu, Mr. Chowdhry. Ranjit was the child from his mother’s first marriage. He has one sister named Rohini Chowdhry. Later, his mother got divorced with children.

Mother Perl Padamsee
Mother Perl Padamsee

After then, Ranjit Chowdhry’s mother got married to Alyque Padamsee who was also a theater artist. Ranjit has one step sister Raell Padamase who runs her own theater company in Mumbai.

Step Father Alyque Padamsee
Step Father Alyque Padamsee

Biography/ Career

Actor Ranjit Chowdhry is a very talented actor from India. He belongs to the family of popular theater artist Pearl Padamsee. Ranjit spent most of his childhood and teenage with his family in Mumbai. He completed his studies from his hometown. There is not much known about his academic career.

Ranjit was very passionate about acting and received his interest in the acting from his parents. He also started learning basic of acting from his childhood. He used to participate in the theater to learn acting. In 1978, Ranjit made his first appearance in the film directed by Basu Chatterjee, ‘Khatta Meetha‘.

Ranjit in bollywood film
Ranjit in bollywood film

In the film Khatta Meetha, he starred along with popular celebrities such as Rakesh Roshan and Ashok Kumar. Next, he featured in the films like Baton Baton Mein (1979), Khubsoorat (1980). After that, he went to America for his further career in acting.

In America, Ranjit Chowdhry has worked in several Canadian and American films. In 1991, Ranjit played the role of Indian migrant Nikhil in comedy English film “Sam & Me.” The film went very hit and received honorable mention at Cannas Film Festival.

Next, he featured in the films Mississippi Masala and The Night We Never Met. He received a huge appreciation for his acting skills & talent.

Career from 1994

In 1994, Ranjit Chowdhry did work in films like Bandit Queen, Camilla, The Mesmerist, and Boozecan. The film Bandit Queen: The True Story of Phoolan Devi was a biographical film based on the life of Phoolan Devi of India. Also, he played the role of Mr. Patel in the American romantic comedy-drama film ‘It Could Happen To You’.

In 1995-1996, Ranjit did acting in films like The Perez Family, Girl 6, Fire, Kama Sutra-A Tale of Love, and I’m Not Rappaport. He played the role of Indian Shopkeeper in film Girl 6 and Indian Immigrant Official in the film The Perez Family. Following year, he did a small role as a taxi driver in the independent comedy film ‘His & Hers‘.


Next, Ranjit featured in films like Such A Long Journey, Comming Soon, Autumn in New York,. The film Comming Soon became very hit and received commercial success. In addition, he played the role of pavement artist in the film Such A Long Journey.

From 2000 to 2005, Ranjit Chowdhry did work in films King of the Jungle, Bollywood/Hollywood, Kaante, and Building Girl. In 2006, Chowdhry worked in the films Last Holiday, American Blend, Kettle of Fish, Prison Break, Hope & a Little Suger.

The Office Ranjit
The Office Ranjit

In 2007, Ranjit Chowdhry did acting in the popular American tv serial “The Office” and played a role of Vikram in it. He also did acting in other tv serials like Bored to Death (2009), Girls (2013), and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2013).

Facts of Ranjit Chowdhry

Does Ranjit smoke?: No

Does Ranjit drinks alcohol?: Not Known

Ranjit’s mother was a very popular actress and theater artist. She has worked in several Hindi and English language movies.

He has worked with many popular Indian and global celebrities such as Rakesh Roshan, Rekha, Alfred Molina, Mark Jacobs, and many others.

Additionally, he raised in the artist family of Mumbai and took his initial education from Campion School of Mumbai, India.

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