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Nitin Ganatra


Nitin Ganatra was born on February 21, 1968 in Kenya as Nitin Chandra Ganatra. He is an actor and writer, known for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), EastEnders (1985) and Bride & Prejudice (2004). He has been married to Meera Thakrar since July 17, 2004. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

(2005)
EastEnders Masood Ahmed / Masood
(2007-2018)
Bride & Prejudice Mr. Kohli
(2004)
Secrets & Lies Potential Husband
(1996)

Filmography

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  Oxygen (announced)
Suresh (rumored)
 2007-2018 EastEnders (TV Series)
Masood Ahmed / Masood
- Episode dated 16 October 2018 (2018) ... Masood Ahmed
- Episode dated 25 September 2018 (2018) ... Masood Ahmed
- Episode dated 24 August 2018 (2018) ... Masood Ahmed
- Episode dated 23 August 2018 (2018) ... Masood Ahmed
- Episode dated 21 August 2018 (2018) ... Masood Ahmed
 2018 Eaten by Lions
Malik
 2002-2018 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Simon Laing / DI Roy Pereira
- Duty of Candour: Part 2 (2018) ... Simon Laing
- Duty of Candour: Part 1 (2018) ... Simon Laing
- Kith and Kill: Part 2 (2002) ... DI Roy Pereira
- Kith and Kill: Part 1 (2002) ... DI Roy Pereira
 2017/I Disconnect (Short)
Abdullah
 2017 The State (TV Mini-Series)
Munir Hossein
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Munir Hossein
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Munir Hossein
 2014 Warren United (TV Series)
Dillip (voice)
 2013 Tamwar Tales: The Life of an Assistant Market Inspector (TV Series short)
Masood Ahmed
- Masood (2013) ... Masood Ahmed
 2012 The Cow That Almost Missed Christmas (TV Movie)
Dad / Ram / Camel / ... (voice)
 2012 The Walford Apprentice (TV Movie)
Masood Ahmed (uncredited)
 2010-2011 EastEnders: E20 (TV Series)
Masood / Masood Ahmed
- Episode #3.1 (2011) ... Masood
- Episode #2.2 (2010) ... Masood Ahmed
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Masood
 2011 Twenty Twelve (TV Series)
Martin Soper
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Martin Soper
 2010 Children in Need (TV Series)
Masood Ahmed
- Episode #1.31 (2010) ... Masood Ahmed
 2010 Hounded (TV Series)
Dr. Wu
- Look at the Stars (2010) ... Dr. Wu
 2009 Mad Sad & Bad
Atul
 2007-2008 Mumbai Calling (TV Series)
Dev Raja / Dev
- All that Glitters Is Not Glass (2008) ... Dev Raja
- My Mate Mumbai (2008) ... Dev Raja
- Dating Season (2008) ... Dev
- Boy to Man (2008) ... Dev
- Good Sellers (2008) ... Dev Raja
 2008 Shifty
Rez
 2007 The Catherine Tate Show (TV Series)
Ranjit
- Christmas Special (2007) ... Ranjit
 2007 The Shadow in the North (TV Movie)
Patents Clerk
 2007 The Hunting Party
Indian Officer
 2007 New Tricks (TV Series)
Doctor Lau
- Nine Lives (2007) ... Doctor Lau
 2007 The Grey Man (TV Movie)
Gary Page
 2007 Astronuts (TV Movie)
Ches
 2007 The Afternoon Play (TV Series)
Samir
- The Real Deal (2007) ... Samir
 2006 The Papdits (TV Movie)
Gopi Papdit
 2006 Son of the Dragon (TV Mini-Series)
Prince of India
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Prince of India
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Prince of India
 1999-2006 The Bill (TV Series)
Charlie May / Mr. Chauduri
- 457: Honour Amongst Thieves (2006) ... Charlie May
- Makeover (1999) ... Mr. Chauduri
 2006 Jane Hall (TV Mini-Series)
Sid Gokahani
- Episode #1.6 (2006) ... Sid Gokahani
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... Sid Gokahani
- Episode #1.4 (2006) ... Sid Gokahani
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Sid Gokahani
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Sid Gokahani
 2006 New Street Law (TV Series)
Robson
- Episode #1.7 (2006) ... Robson
 2006 Land of the Blind
Prison Official
 2005/II Compartment (Short)
Omar
 2005 Color Me Kubrick
Deepak
 2005 Meet the Magoons (TV Series)
Nitin
- A Previous Engagement (2005) ... Nitin
- Devi Does Dallas (2005) ... Nitin
- Around the World in Eaty Ways (2005) ... Nitin
- The Samosa Triangle (2005) ... Nitin
 2005 The Mistress of Spices
Haroun Rehman
 2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Prince Pondicherry
 2005 Piccadilly Jim
Banje Singh
 2005 Twisted Tales (TV Series)
Harry Nagra
- Murder Me (2005) ... Harry Nagra
 2004 Bride & Prejudice
Mr. Kohli
 2003-2004 Holby City (TV Series)
Sami Sattar
- The Eleventh Commandment (2004) ... Sami Sattar
- What He Would Have Wanted (2004) ... Sami Sattar
- Forgive and Forget (2004) ... Sami Sattar
- Never Can Say Goodbye (2003) ... Sami Sattar
- In the Bleak Midwinter (2003) ... Sami Sattar
 2004 England Expects (TV Movie)
Anwar
 2003 You're Breaking Up (TV Movie)
Deep
 2003 Indian Dream (TV Movie)
Dr. Rajiv Reddy
 2003 Canterbury Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Pushpinder
- The Sea Captain's Tale (2003) ... Pushpinder
 2003 Second Generation (TV Movie)
Firoz Khan
 2003 Grease Monkeys (TV Series)
Doctor
- Heart of the Matter (2003) ... Doctor
 2002 Comedy Lab (TV Series)
Nitin
- Meet the Magoons (2002) ... Nitin
 2002/II Inferno (Short)
Naz
 2002 Me & Mrs Jones (TV Movie)
Adam Crawley
 2002/I Pure
Abu
 2002 Stag (Short)
Sammi
 2002 Being April (TV Series)
Sunil
- Family (2002) ... Sunil
- Jealousy (2002) ... Sunil
- Growing Pains (2002) ... Sunil
- Normal (2002) ... Sunil
- Rules (2002) ... Sunil
 2002 Rescue Me (TV Series)
Jimmy
- Episode #1.6 (2002) ... Jimmy
- Episode #1.5 (2002) ... Jimmy
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... Jimmy
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Jimmy
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Jimmy
 2002 The Jury (TV Mini-Series)
Tariq Shah
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... Tariq Shah
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Tariq Shah
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Tariq Shah
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... Tariq Shah
 2002 Shooters
Ajay
 2001 The Love Doctor (Short)
Vivek
 2001 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (TV Series)
Ramon
- Painkillers (2001) ... Ramon
 2001 Sweet Revenge (TV Movie)
Lawyer
 2001 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Riaz Chowdry
- Sleeper (2001) ... Riaz Chowdry
 2000 Second Generation
Jamal
 2000 The Sins (TV Mini-Series)
Job Centre Clerk
 2000 This Bastard Business (Short)
Raj
 1999 Extremely Dangerous (TV Mini-Series)
Ali Khan
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Ali Khan
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Ali Khan
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Ali Khan
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Ali Khan
 1999 Unser Charly (TV Series)
Ravi Patel
- Charly und der Affengott (1999) ... Ravi Patel (as Nitin Ganaira)
 1998 Guru in Seven
Sanjay
 1997 This Life (TV Series)
Salim
- Room with a Queue (1997) ... Salim (as Nitin Chandra Ganatra)
 1996 Secrets & Lies
Potential Husband (as Nitin Chandra Ganatra)
 1996 Thief Takers (TV Series)
Doctor
- No One Likes to See That (1996) ... Doctor (as Nitin Ganatha)
 1990 Truly Madly Deeply
Ghost (as Nitin Genatra)
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Alternate Names:

Nitin Ganaira | Nitin Ganatha | Nitin Chandra Ganatra | Nitin Genatra

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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As of 2017 he is the 10th-longest serving actor in the history of EastEnders (1985) (tied with John Altman, Tony Caunter, Ricky Groves, Shane Richie and Himesh Patel, and behind only Adam Woodyatt, Steve McFadden, Perry Fenwick, Sid Owen, Rudolph Walker, a tied Mike Reid and Todd Carty, John Bardon, a tied Bill Treacher, James Alexandrou, Derek Martin, Jake Wood and Jamie Borthwick, and a tied ... See more »

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