Ranjit Chowdhry, the Office star and a ‘towering figure’ of Bollywood, has died at the age of 64.

Ranjit Chowdhry, a Bollywood actor who appeared in seasons four and five of The Office in the United States, has died at 64.

According to the Times of India, the New York-based actor traveled to India earlier this year for dental care. He had intended to return to the United States on April 8 but could not do so owing to coronavirus lockdowns.

Chowdhry developed a perforated ulcer in his bowel on April 14 and underwent emergency surgery in Mumbai, according to Indian theatrical star Dolly Thakore. He died the next day at 4 a.m.