Ben Kingsley is a celebrated British actor with a career spanning over four decades. During his extensive career in films and TV, he has won multiple awards: an ‘Oscar,’ two ‘Golden Globes,’ ‘Grammy,’ ‘BAFTA,’ and ‘Screen Actors Guild Award.’ He is best known for his role as ‘Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’ in the 1982 film ‘Gandhi.’ For his role as the prolific Indian freedom fighter, he won an ‘Oscar’ for ‘Best Actor.’ The movie was only his second on the big screen; however, it propelled his career, drawing the attention of Hollywood’s best and the brightest. Over the years, Kingsley has shown his versatility by playing just about any role to perfection. From a Nazi war criminal in ‘Operation Finale’ to his celebrated role as a Holocaust survivor in ‘Schindler’s List,’ his movies have showcased his depth as an actor and have won the hearts of critics and filmgoers around the world. Kingsley is known to adamantly refuse similar roles in order to avoid being typecast and limits his releases to not more than one a year. He is also known to spend years preparing for a movie character, getting the details of his character right. For his services to the British film industry, he was appointed Knight Bachelor.