Namit Das

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Namit Das
Born (1984-07-10) 10 July 1984 (age 35)
NationalityIndian
Alma materSt Xaviers College
OccupationActor
Years active2002–present
Spouse(s)Shruti Vyas
Parent(s)Chandan Dass
Yamini Dass

Namit Das (born 10 July 1984) is an Indian film, television and theatre actor. He has acted in several television commercials. He belongs to a family of musicians and singers, his father is reputed ghazal singer Chandan Dass. His maternal grandfather was K. Pannalal, who worked for Delhi All India Radio and Doordarshan, and was a musician par excellence. One of his maternal uncles, Jaidev Kumar is a famous Punjabi music director and another is Ajay K. Pannalal, a Punjabi film director. Namit is also a trained singer and took classical-music training from his father Chandan Dass and Bhavdeep Jaipurwale, but preferred acting over singing for a long time. Recently he has released an album with Anurag Shanker, which has five tracks.

Namit Das married his longtime girlfriend Shruti Vyas on 15 February 2015. Shruti herself is a theater and film actress and has appeared in many ads, including an OLX Womaniyan ad, where she was the face of OLX. She is the sister of actor Sumeet Vyas. Namit and Shruti got married in Mumbai in a traditional ceremony, graced by family and friends. Namit's younger brother Anshul Nautiyal is also an underground music producer who is Delhi-based.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Film Role Comments
2009 The President Is Coming Ramesh S.
Wake Up Sid Rishi Atul Raheja
2010 Lafangey Parindey Chaddi
Phillum City Chaubey
2011 Bulb Hila
Nithya
2013 Ghanchakkar Idris
2014 Ankhon Dekhi Ajju
2015 Hamari Adhuri Kahani Saanjh Prasad (adult)
2018 Sui Dhaaga Guddu
Pataakha Jagan

TV series[edit]

Year Series Role Channel Notes
2004-05 Pancham Pancham Zee TV
2008 Mumbai Calling Amar ITV
HBO Asia
ABC1
2010 State of the Union Indian caller CNN
2010 Axe Ur Ex Host Channel V
2015–2016 Sumit Sambhal Lega Sumit Walia Star Plus
2017 Kaushiki DK Viu
2018 Table No 5 ZEE5 Web Series [1][2]
2019 Abhay Govind ZEE5 Web Series [3] [4]
2020 A Suitable Boy Haresh BBC One Filming, BBC One series [5]

Plays[edit]

Das has worked in a number of plays.[6]

Year Play Director Comments
2002 Shadow Box Nadir Khan
2002 Noises Off AtuI Kumar
2003-04 I Am Invincible (Clown Show) AtuI Kumar
2004 Voices AtuI Kumar
2006 Much Ado About Nothing Imogen Butler Cole Also composed music[7]
2006-07 Chairs AtuI Kumar
2006-08 Numbers In The Dark AtuI Kumar
2007- The President Is Coming Kunal Roy Kapoor
2007 The Soul Of A Sales Man Etiene Coutinho
2007 Mastana Rampuri Urf Chappanchuri Sunil Shanbag
2008-11 The Shehenshah Of Azeemo Sumeet & Shivani
2008-11 Hamlet The Clown Prince Rajat Kapoor
2011- Stories In A Song Sunil Shanbag
2011- Bombay Talkies Vikram Kapadia

Dubbing roles[edit]

Live action films[edit]

Film title Actor Character Dub Language Original Language Original Year Release Dub Year Release Notes
Hellboy II: The Golden Army Doug Jones Abe Sapien Hindi English 2008 2008 Rajesh Khattar dubbed this role in the previous movie.
Edge of Tomorrow Kick Gurry Griff Hindi English 2014 2014 Hindi dub only created for the Home media release.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Desk, India com Entertainment (31 May 2018). "Zee 5 Originals Series Table 5 Is A Riveting Mystery Thriller - Read Details". India.com. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Namit Das: Television and digital medium will give movies a run for money". The Indian Express. 31 May 2018. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  3. ^ Rajesh, Author: Srividya (28 February 2019). "Namit Das to enter ZEE5 series, Abhay". IWMBuzz. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  4. ^ ""Abhay"... A moody crime series headlined by Kunal Kemmu's composed central act | REVIEW". Filmy Sasi. 7 May 2019. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  5. ^ "BBC - Cast announced for BBC One's A Suitable Boy, the first screen adaptation of Vikram Seth's classic novel - Media Centre". www.bbc.co.uk.
  6. ^ http://www.mumbaitheatreguide.com/dramas/artists/namit-das/63/
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 20 September 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)