Nitin Ganatra


Nitin Ganatra Bio

Who is Nitin Ganatra

Kenyan-born English actor who was a series regular on EastEnders and appeared in such films as Mumbai Calling, and Bride and Prejudice.

Early Life (Childhood)

Ganatra was educated at Coundon Court School and Community College on Northbrook Road and then studied Drama, Film and TV at the University of Bristol.

Interesting Facts

Ranked #58 in The 100 Greatest EastEnders Characters of All Time for his performance as Masood Ahmed. As of 2016 he is the 9th-longest serving actor in the history of EastEnders

Personal Life

On 17 July 2004, Ganatra married his wife, Meera. They have two children and live in North London. Nitin is is very close friends with EastEnders co-star Nina Wadia.


Ganatra won 'Best Onscreen Partnership' with Nina Wadia at the 2009 British Soap Awards. Ganatra was also nominated for "Best Actor" at the 2010 British Soap Awards.