Kaante director Sanjay Gupta mourns the passing of Ranjit Chaudhury and says thanks for the joy they brought us through their performances

Actor Ranjit Chowdhry who is known for Look nair 's' Mississippi Masala 'starring Denzel Washington passed away at the age of 64.

His half sister Raell Padamsee confirmed the same through a publication on social networks. According to the publication, the actor took his last breath on April 15. She wrote: For everyone who knew Ranjit, the funeral will be held tomorrow and a gathering to celebrate his life and share his stories on May 5. With love, Raell.

Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta He also mourned Ranjit's sad disappearance on Twitter. He even wrote about working with him Kaante. He wrote: RIP my friend Ranjit Chaudhury . I had the pleasure of working with you on KAANTE . Thank you for the joy you gave us through your presentations. KHATTA MEETHA is my favorite. Keep smiling wherever you are.

For the uninitiated, Ranjit began his career with 'Khatta Meetha' (1978), starring his mother Pearl Padamsee. He went to entertain the public in films like 'Baton Baton Mein', 'Khubsoorat' and 'Kaalia'. In 1990, he appeared in an international film 'Lonely in America'.