(Movies & TV)
Richard Attenborough
(Movies & TV)
Jawaharlal Nehru
(Finance and Banking)
David Lean
(Movies & TV)
Shyam Benegal
(Movies & TV)
Madhur Jaffrey
(Movies & TV)

See also

Roshan Seth

Knowledge Identifier: +Roshan_Seth


Roshan Seth

Indian-born British actor, who appears mainly in British and American films add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1942.

Countries: India (50%), United Kingdom (22%), United States (11%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Actor, Richard Attenborough, Jawaharlal Nehru

Linked to: The Doon School, St Stephen's College, NPR, PBS




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Roshan Seth was born in 1942 add something


Seth's first break came in Peter Brook's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream", which toured in 1972 add something


Discouraged, he abandoned acting and returned to India, where he worked as an editor and journalist until the early 1980s, when Richard Attenborough asked Seth to play Jawaharlal Nehru in "Gandhi" add something


Also in 1982, Seth played Indian author Victor Mehta in David Hare's biographical play, "A Map of the World", which toured for several years in Australia, London, and New York add something


Jawaharlal Nehru - The canonical performance is probably that of Roshan Seth, who played him three times: in Richard Attenborough's 1982 film "Gandhi", Shyam Benegal's 1988 television series "Bharat Ek Khoj", based on Nehru's "The Discovery of India", and in a 2007 TV film entitled "The Last Days of the Raj"


His work in 1984 included major roles in "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" and David Lean's "A Passage to India" add something


Seth's film credits in the 1990s included roles in "Not Without My Daughter" , "Mississippi Masala" , "Street Fighter" , and Harish Saluja's "The Journey" add something


In 1993, he played the role of Haroon Amir in the television miniseries "The Buddha of Suburbia", for which he was nominated a Royal Television Society award for "Best Actor - Male" add something


In 1995, he played the role of Baba in "Flight", for which he won the "Best Actor" award at the Sochi International Film Festival add something


Parminder Nagra - In 1997, Nagra appeared in the three-part drama "Turning World", starring Roshan Seth


In 1998, he played the leading role of Gustad Noble in the film "Such a Long Journey", for which he won the Genie award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role add something


In 2001, Seth appeared in "Monsoon Wedding", and he has continued working steadily in British and American films add something


In 2003 he played the lead in the American film "Cosmopolitan", which was broadcast nationally on PBS add something


Madhur Jaffrey - In 2003, she played Roshan Seth's wife in "Cosmopolitan", a film broadcast on PBS


He recently returned to mainstream Indian cinema with his role in the 2012 film, "Ek Tha Tiger" add something