Roshan Seth

Actor, Writer

Actor, Writer


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...
Birth date
1942-04-02
Awards
Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Height
5' 7" (1.7 m)

Known For


Gandhi
Gandhi
Pandit Nehru (1982)
Street Fighter
Street Fighter
Dhalsim (1994)
Proof
Proof
Professor Bhandari (2005)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorBehind Her Eyes
(TV Mini-Series) Dr. Sharma - Rob (2021) ... Dr. Sharma - Chance Encounters (2021) ... Dr. Sharma
2021
ActorBeecham House
(TV Series) Emperor Shah Alam - Episode #1.6 (2019) ... Emperor Shah Alam - Episode #1.5 (2019) ... Emperor Shah Alam - Episode #1.4 (2019) ... Emperor Shah Alam - Episode #1.3 (2019) ... Emperor Shah Alam - Episode #1.2 (2019) ... Emperor Shah Alam Show all 6 episodes
2019
ActorDumbo
Pramesh Singh
2019
ActorBoogie Man
Rupesh
2018
ActorDiana and I
(TV Movie) Uncle Zaheer
2017
ActorCity of Tiny Lights
Farzad Akhtar
2016
ActorIndian Summers
(TV Series) Darius Dalal / Darius - Leaving Home (2016) ... Darius - Winner Takes All (2016) ... Darius - The Birthday Party (2016) ... Darius - A Gift for the King (2016) ... Darius - Hide and Seek (2016) ... Darius Show all 19 episodes
2015-2016
ActorThe Lovers
Sadhu (as Roshan Seth Obe)
2015/I
ActorBrahmin Bulls
Ashok Sharma
2013
ActorEk Tha Tiger
Anwar Jamal Kidwai
2012
ActorTrishna
Mr. Singh
2011
ActorThe Cheetah Girls: One World
(TV Movie) Kamal Uncle
2008
ActorBroken Thread
Dasa
2007
ActorAmal
Suresh Gupta
2007
ActorThink
(Short) Shopkeeper
2007
ActorThe Last Days of the Raj
(TV Movie) Jawarharlal Nehru
2007
ActorGuru
Thapar
2007
ActorKabul Express
Opening narrator (voice)
2006
ActorThe Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag
(TV Movie) Pundit
2005
ActorProof
Professor Bhandari
2005
ActorFrozen
Noyen
2005/I
ActorSe sarà luce sarà bellissimo - Moro: Un'altra storia
Aldo Moro
2004
ActorSpivs
Omar
2004
ActorBlue Murder
(TV Series) Jameel Khan - Fragile Relations (2004) ... Jameel Khan
2004
ActorCosmopolitan
(TV Movie) Gopal
2003
ActorSilent Witness
(TV Series) Afzal Khan - Answering Fire: Part 2 (2003) ... Afzal Khan - Answering Fire: Part 1 (2003) ... Afzal Khan
2003
ActorSecond Generation
(TV Movie) Mohan
2003
ActorMI-5
(TV Series) Fazul Azzam - Nest of Angels (2003) ... Fazul Azzam (uncredited)
2003
ActorSouth West 9
Ravi
2001
ActorWings of Hope
Shekar Khanna
2001
ActorMonsoon Wedding
Mohan Rai
2001
ActorHolby City
(TV Series) Kushara Bandara - Tip of the Iceberg (2001) ... Kushara Bandara
2001
ActorVertical Limit
Colonel Amir Salim
2000
ActorThe Adventures of Young Indiana Jones
(TV Series) Sheikh Kamal - Tales of Innocence (1999) ... Sheikh Kamal
1999
ActorIqbal
(TV Movie) Ulla Khasi
1998
ActorSecret of the Andes
Don Benito, el Hombre Grande
1998
ActorBombay Boys
Pesi
1998
ActorSuch a Long Journey
Gustad Noble
1998
ActorGrandpa Chatterjee
(TV Movie) Grandpa Chatterjee
1997
ActorFood for Ravens
(TV Movie) Nehru
1997
ActorThe Journey
Kishan Singh
1997/I
ActorFlight
(TV Movie) Baba
1997
ActorTurning World
(TV Series) Dr. Khan - Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Dr. Khan - Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Dr. Khan - Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Dr. Khan
1997
ActorDie Flughafenklinik
(TV Series) Dr. Tenshin Sharafi - Fluchthilfe (1996) ... Dr. Tenshin Sharafi
1996
ActorDangerfield
(TV Series) Aslam Choudhury - Treasure (1996) ... Aslam Choudhury
1996
ActorThe Bill
(TV Series) Ahmed Shah - Blood Brothers (1996) ... Ahmed Shah
1996
ActorInspector Shaikh
(TV Movie) Inspector Shaikh
1995
ActorBideshi
(Short) Ajoy
1995
ActorSiren Spirits
(TV Mini-Series) Ajoy - Bideshi (1994) ... Ajoy - Memsahib Rita (1994) ... Ajoy
1994
ActorStreet Fighter
Dhalsim
1994
ActorSolitaire for 2
Sandip Tamar
1994
ActorThe Buddha of Suburbia
(TV Mini-Series) Haroon Amir - Episode #1.4 (1993) ... Haroon Amir - Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Haroon Amir - Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Haroon Amir - Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Haroon Amir
1993
ActorElectric Moon
Ranveer
1992
ActorStalin
(TV Movie) Beria
1992
ActorScreen One
(TV Series) Mr. Humphry - Running Late (1992) ... Mr. Humphry
1992
ActorCasualty
(TV Series) Sujit Pratkash - Rates of Exchange (1992) ... Sujit Pratkash
1992
ActorLondon Kills Me
Dr. Bubba
1991
ActorMississippi Masala
Jay (Meena's dad)
1991
ActorNot Without My Daughter
Houssein
1991
Actor1871
Lord Grafton
1990
ActorMountains of the Moon
Ben Amir
1990
ActorIn Which Annie Gives It Those Ones
(TV Movie) Yamdoot
1989
ActorSlipstream
George
1989
ActorBharat Ek Khoj
(TV Series) Jawaharlal Nehru - Epilogue (1988) ... Jawaharlal Nehru - Separatism (1988) ... Jawaharlal Nehru - And Gandhi Came: Part 2 (1988) ... Jawaharlal Nehru - And Gandhi Came: Part 1 (1988) ... Jawaharlal Nehru - Extremists And Moderates (1988) ... Jawaharlal Nehru Show all 53 episodes
1988
ActorDeadline
(TV Movie) The Emir of Hawa
1988
ActorFirst Born
(TV Mini-Series) Dr. Graham - Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Dr. Graham
1988
ActorLittle Dorrit
Mr. Pancks
1987
ActorPartition1987
ActorEmmerdale Farm
(TV Series) Howard - Episode #1.1161 (1987) ... Howard - Episode #1.1160 (1987) ... Howard
1987
ActorThe Happy Valley
(TV Movie) Defence Solicitor
1986
ActorMy Beautiful Laundrette
Papa Hussein
1985
ActorA Passage to India
Amritrao
1984
ActorIndiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Chattar Lal (as Rushan Seth)
1984
ActorGandhi
Pandit Nehru
1982
ActorCrown Court
(TV Series) Farooq Rana - A Matter of Honour: Part 1 (1976) ... Farooq Rana
1976
ActorGangsters
(TV Series) - Incident Four (1976)
1976
ActorCentre Play
(TV Series) Anil Roy - Commonwealth Season: India - Apply, Apply, No Reply (1976) ... Anil Roy
1976
ActorPlay for Today
(TV Series) Dr. Milma - The Peddler (1976) ... Dr. Milma
1976
ActorMaking Faces
(TV Series) Amir - Spring 1970: Self in Mirror (1975) ... Amir
1975
ActorGeneral Hospital
(TV Series) Dr. Narasjee - The White Rajah (1975) ... Dr. Narasjee
1975
ActorSix Days of Justice
(TV Series) Mr. Wood - Belonging (1975) ... Mr. Wood
1975
ActorJuggernaut
Azad
1974
ActorThe Protectors
(TV Series) Persuer - ... With a Little Help from My Friends (1973) ... Persuer
1973
ActorTo Encourage the Others
(TV Movie) Jazwon
1972
ActorThe Doctors
(TV Series) Bingi Singh - Episode #1.88 (1970) ... Bingi Singh
1970
ActorStrange Report
(TV Series) Jamal - Report 3424: Epidemic - A Most Curious Crime (1969) ... Jamal
1969
ActorThe Wednesday Play
(TV Series) Student / Ben Scalfe - Birthday (1969) ... Student - Hello, Good Evening and Welcome (1968) ... Ben Scalfe
1968-1969
ActorTheatre 625
(TV Series) Vinay - 55 Columns (1967) ... Vinay
1967
ActorNo Hiding Place
(TV Series) Kuldip Mahal - The Game (1967) ... Kuldip Mahal
1967
ActorPublic Eye
(TV Series) Soondra - Tell Me About the Crab (1966) ... Soondra
1966
ActorCrossroads
(TV Series) Dr. Ahmed
1964
RoleTitleYear
WriterAmal
(story consultant)
2007
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe Truth About Tigers
(Documentary short) Narrator
2010
SelfChinese Checkers, Tibetan Ambivalence & Indian Delusions
(Video documentary) (voice)
2008
SelfNuclear Tango: Why a Hero Fell from Grace
(Video documentary) (voice)
2006
SelfIndependent Lens
(TV Series documentary) Gopal - Cosmopolitan (2004) ... Gopal
2004
SelfThe Taj of Apollo Bunder
(Documentary) Personification of the Taj Mahal Palace
2004
SelfIndiana Jones: Making the Trilogy
(Video documentary) Self
2003
SelfNatural World
(TV Series documentary) Self - Narrator - The Temple Troop (1997) ... Self - Narrator (voice)
1997
SelfOmnibus
(TV Series documentary) - Vikram Seth: A Suitable Boy (1994)
1994
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageThe Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Tales of Innocence
(Video) Sheikh Kamal
1999