Namit Das is an Indian Actor who was born in the year 1984 to Chandan Dass and
Yamini Das. He has completed his education from St. Xavier’s College. His family has some notable singers and musicians. His family’s legacy can be mentioned by stating the work of his maternal grandfather, K.Pannalal, who worked for Doordarshan and Delhi All India Radio. Chandan Dass, who is his father, is a reputed ghazal singer.
Jaidev Kumar, a famous Punjabi music director and Ajay K.Pannalal, a Punjabi film directors are his maternal uncles. To continue the legacy of music that runs in his blood, Namit Das has also had training in classical music from his father Chandan Dass and Bhavdeep Jaipurwale.
Although acting is preferred by him to music, still he has recently launched an album which has five tracks along with Anurag Shankar. Namit Das has worked on some plays like Much Ado About Nothing, Chairs,
Bombay Talkies, etc. directed by noteworthy directors like Imogen Butler-Cole,
Atul Kumar, and Vikram Kapadia.
His first ever play Shadow Box directed by Nadir Khan in the year 2002. He then moved on to the world of television and acted in shows like Pancham in the year 2004-05 that aired on ZEE TV. His latest TV series
Sumit Sambhal Lega is a hit among the audience. He has also gained popularity as a movie start and has done some really good work in films like
Wake Up Sid,
Ankhon Dekhi. He stepped in the world of movies in the year 2009 with the movie The President Is Coming and portrayed the role of Ramesh S. On 15th February 2015, Namit Das married his long time girlfriend,
Shruti Vyas in a traditional ceremony in Mumbai. She is also a theater and movie actress and was also the face of the company OLX.