Top 5 Benedict Garrett roles played in Indian films

Who is Benedict Garrett

Only a few might have heard his name or know him, but Benedict Garrett is a British actor based in Mumbai, he initially began his career as an actor at the age of 14 years old at the Royal Theatre, Northampton, UK. He completed his BA Politics in Queen Mary University of London and PGCE from University of London. Benedict started living in Mumbai since 2022 and since then he has worked in various Indian language films such as Marathi, Hindi, and Tamil. Benedict Garrett first arrived to India at the age of 41, giving everything up he had known back in UK.

Over the two years time frame Benedict Garrett has completed 15 films in total which includes 10 Hindi films, 3 Tamil films , and 2 Marathi films pout of which 8 films have been released. He has also worked in 8 multiple OTT series in India and is also currently working on a Kannada language film.

Roles played by Benedict Garrett in Indian film

Mr.D in Jawan

Directed by Atlee, Jawan is a Hindi-language film in the genre of action-thriller which had emerged as the highest-grossing Indian film of 2023. Benedict Garrett played the role of an evil villain known as Mr. D in Jawan. HIs look in Jawan was very much inspired by Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises. Even though Vijay Sethupathi’s role as Kali is the main villain, Mr. D’s character played by Benedict Garrett gets a lot of spotlight due to a very DC villain Bane look who wears a very curious mask at all times to keep himself under control. Unfortunately, Mr. D’s role is short lived in the film but hopefully might get bigger if a sequel is made.

Commander Robert in Conjuring Kannapan

Written and directed by Selvin Raj Xavier, Conjuring Kannappan is a horror comedy Tamil-language film. Benedict Garrett plays the role of Commander Robert Langdon who is an evil man, who feels joy by abusing women. In the movie, he is seen forcefully marrying Magdalene Ellis ( Elli AvrRam) who is in love with a solider of Robert’s army. Benedict Garrett can be seen doing an exceptional acting for his evil role in this film as the story’s key villain.

British Forest Officer in Main Atal Hoon

Directed by Ravi Jadhav, this epic biographic movie revolves around one of the personal and political life of our beloved former Prime minister of India – Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Benedict Garrett is seen playing the role of a British Forest Officer in the beginning of the movie, where he is being stopped by Pankaj Tripathi. In return, Benedict Garrett who plays the character of the officer, turns around to show him the British Flag over the small cottage. Comparing to other films, Garrett had the shortest appearance duration in this film.

CIA interrogator in Khufiya

Written, produced and directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, is a Hindi language film based on spy thriller genre. Khufiya is a film based on Amar Bhushan’s espionage novel Escape to Nowhere. Benedict Garret plays a role of a CIA interrogator in another short-lived appearance in a film. Even with the short duration, Garrett is seen giving a strict and cocky aura while portraying the role of CIA interrogator.

Jailer Roe in Shyamchi Aai

Directed by Sujay Dahake, Shyamchi Aai is a movie that showcases the unconditional love a mother for her child. Mother who are the heroes for their children, who go unheard of. Benedict Garrett plays the role of a jailer who’s name is Roe in the film. This role was very fitting for the tall and humongous Garrett who was perfectly fitted for the role as a jailer.

What is Benedict Garrett’s education?

He completed his BA Politics in Queen Mary University of London and PGCE from University of London.

How many languages can Benedict Garret speak?

Benedict Garrett can speak 5 languages he is fluent in French, English , and Dutch and can speak German and Spanish.

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