The sudden demise of America-based Indian actor Ranjit Chowdhry who will likely be remembered for his furiously humorous performances in Basu Chatterjee’s Khatta Meetha, Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Khubsoorat, Mira Nair’s Mississippi Masala and so many others have shocked all his mates.

Ranjit did 4 movies with Deepa Mehta: Sam & Me, Camilla, Hearth and Bollywood/Hollywood. She shared a particular bond with the actor.

Connecting with me from Toronto Deepa Mehta says can’t imagine Ranjit is gone. “I’ve been in shock adopted by an immense unhappiness by the dying of Ranjit. We did 4 movies collectively. He was in my first movie Sam & Me. And he blew me away with the wide selection of his expertise, not solely as an actor who was prepared to take immense dangers in enjoying tough darkly comedian roles but additionally for his antennae to contribute effortlessly to improvising dialogue.”

On a private observe, Deepa remembers Ranjit fondly as eternally rebellious. “His depraved sense of humour, his disdain for conference, his compassion and irascible nature will likely be exhausting to interchange.”

This blow is very exhausting at a time once we are going by robust instances. Deepa is in Toronto whereas her mom is in Delhi, fortunately in good well being.