Roshan Seth

Roshan Seth

  • Highest Rated: 100% Amal (2008)
  • Lowest Rated: 8% The Lovers (2015)
  • Birthday: Apr 2, 1942
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • A native of New Delhi, India, British character actor of theater and film Roshan Seth honed the skills he learned at London's Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in British repertory theater. His first break came in Peter Brook's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, which toured in 1972. Seth entered feature films in Richard Lester's Juggernaut (1974), but because subsequent filmmakers only wanted Seth for ethnic roles, his career abruptly stalled. Discouraged, he abandoned acting and returned to India, where he worked as an editor and journalist until the early '80s, when Richard Attenborough asked Seth to play Pandit Nehru in Gandhi (1982). Shortly thereafter, Seth essayed Indian author Victor Mehta and toured the globe in playwright David Hare's biography A Map of the World. After the play's Broadway run, Seth's movie career took off, with roles in Steven Spielberg's Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) and David Lean's A Passage to India (1984). Seth's subsequent film credits include Mississippi Masala (1992), Street Fighter (1994), and The Journey (1997).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

47% Dumbo Pramesh Singh 2019
59% City of Tiny Lights Farzad Akhtar 2016
8% The Lovers Sadhu 2015
56% Brahmin Bulls Ashok 2014
63% Trishna Jay's father $0.3M 2012
No Score Yet Kabul Express Opening Narration 2008
100% Amal Suresh Gupta 2008
No Score Yet The Cheetah Girls: One World Kamal Bhatia 2008
83% Guru Thapar $2M 2007
63% Proof Professor Bhandari $7.5M 2005
No Score Yet Frozen Noyen Roy 2005
No Score Yet Spivs Actor 2004
No Score Yet Second Generation Actor 2003
No Score Yet Cosmopolitan Actor 2003
95% Monsoon Wedding Mohan Rai $14.1M 2002
No Score Yet Secret of the Andes Actor 2001
48% Vertical Limit Col. Amir Salim $67.8M 2000
92% Such a Long Journey Gustad Noble 2000
No Score Yet Bombay Boys Persi Shroff 1998
No Score Yet 1871 Actor 1997
No Score Yet El Viaje Kishan Singh 1997
11% Street Fighter Dhalsim 1994
No Score Yet Solitaire for 2 Sandip 1994
No Score Yet Buddha of Suburbia Haroon Amir 1993
No Score Yet Stalin Berea 1992
No Score Yet London Kills Me Dr. Bubba 1991
50% Not Without My Daughter Houssein 1991
81% Mississippi Masala Jay 1991
69% Mountains of the Moon Ben Amir 1990
43% Slipstream George 1989
No Score Yet Little Dorrit - Part Two: Little Dorrit's Story Mr. Pancks 1988
No Score Yet Little Dorrit - Part One: Nobody's Fault Mr. Pancks 1988
No Score Yet Little Dorrit (Nobody's Fault) (Little Dorrit's Story) Mr. Pancks 1988
No Score Yet Deadline Actor 1988
63% Little Dorrit - Set Actor 1988
No Score Yet Partition Roshan 1988
97% My Beautiful Laundrette Papa 1985
83% A Passage to India Amritrao 1984
85% Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Chattar Lal 1984
84% Gandhi Pandit Nehru 1982
No Score Yet Juggernaut Azad 1974

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

83% Indian Summers
2015-2016
Darius Dalal
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 216
No Score Yet Independent Lens
1999
Gopal
  • 2004

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