Ranjeet

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ranjeet
Ranjeet at the Launch of new restaurant 'Arola' at J W Marriott.jpg
Ranjeet with his wife, 2012
Born Gopal Bedi
(1946-11-12) 12 November 1946 (age 68)
Jandiala Guru, Amritsar, Punjab
Nationality Indian
Other names Ranjeet
Occupation Actor
Years active 1970–present

Gopal Bedi (popularly known by screen name Ranjeet (Punjabi: ਰਣਜੀਤ), and also known as Goli) is an actor in Indian films and television, born in Jandiala Guru near Amritsar (Punjab).[1][2][3] He has played mostly character roles, with roles as the villain dominating his over 200 Hindi films. Ranjeet played a positive character throughout on TV series Aisa Des Hai Mera.

He has also worked in a number of Punjabi films such as Rab ne banayian jodiyan and Man jeete jag jeet.

Biography[edit]

According to author and eminent film columnist Rajesh Subramanian the name Ranjeet was suggested by actor Sunil Dutt during the making of Reshma Aur Shera. In more than 25 films like Bandhe Haath, Aamir Garib, AAA, Haath Ki Safai, Himlay se ooncha, Doti lota aur chapati, Gumraah, Bundalbaaz, Dharam Veer, Chalta Purza, Bhookh, Rakhi Ki Saugandh, Namak Halal, Takkar, Teesri Ankh, Humse Hai Zamana, Shapath, Jagir, Geraftar, Meri Zaban, Zimmedar, Zalim the character name was Ranjeet.

Filmography[edit]

Director

Producer

  • Ghazab Tamasha (1992)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Singh, Nonika (1999) "Ranjeet's triple love", Tribune India, 26 March 1999, retrieved 2010-08-24
  2. ^ Sharma, Vinay S. (2006) "Skeletons in the cupboard?", Times of India, 13 March 2006, retrieved 2010-08-24
  3. ^ "Down memory lane with screen baddie Ranjeet", Oneindia.in, 11 June 2009, retrieved 2010-08-24

External links[edit]