Name: Namit Das
Biography: Namit Das is a young Indian actor who has to his credit, around six productions. Namit is twenty one years of age and he had the opportunity to work with some renowned directors such as Nadir Khan, Chandan Roy Sanyal and Atul Kumar.
Throughout his entire career, Namit has worked in various plays like Much Ado About Nothing, AashadKaEk Din, Shadow Box and Noises Off! Namit’s performance in the Chandan Roy Sanyal directed MohenRakesh Classic was greatly appreciated by all. Ever since his childhood days Namit had an inclination towards stage acting. K. Pannalal, his grandfather is a renowned artiste in the city of Delhi and Chandan Das, his father is also a famous ghazal singer.Namit wanted to grow up to become a Khayal singer. The portals to theatre life was opened to him during his college days. During this time music took a backseat as he was busy acting in various plays at a time. Next up, he was given an offer to do a lead role in a television serial called ‘Pancham’ aired on Zee TV. He started enjoying this job and he found it as fun as his theatre acting.
In the Imogen Bitler-Cole directed ‘Much Ado About Nothing’, not only did Namit act but he had also composed the music for this play. Namit had also played an active role in both the TV series, ‘Mumbai Calling’ and ‘State of the Union’. One of his recent plays include the Ramesh S. directed ‘The President Is Coming’.
He had also starred in the film ‘Phillum City’ directed by DevenKhote and starring John Abraham, KavitaKaushik, DwijYadav and Amrita Khanvilkar.Namit had also signed up for Pradeep Sarkar’s 2010 film ‘LafangeyParinde’, starring Neil NitinMukesh and DeepikaPadukone in the lead roles. He has also worked alongside Ranbir Kapoor and KonkonaSenSharma in Ayan Mukherjee’s ‘Wake Up Sid’. One of his upcoming films include the Rajkumar directed comedy thriller flick ‘Ghanchakkar’, starring Emraan Hashmi, VidyaBalan and Rajesh Sharma in the lead roles. This film which has been produced jointly by Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur would be releasing on the 28th of June, 2013.