Do you remember Namit Das, the same actor who was last seen in Sushmita Sen's Aarya, was part of the anthrology film Bombay Talkies?
By Shaheen | OTTPlay
Last Updated: 03.02 AM, Jul 21, 2022
You remember him as Jawaahar from Aarya and Haresh Khanna from A Suitable Boy. However, this Wake Up Sid! actor has so many movies and web shows to his credit. We are talking about Namit Das.
The actor, who is also a writer, composer and playback singer, has performed various roles which could be considered underrated.
Here are a few of them...
Das plays the role of Shobhit Patel, who examines his life as he is waiting in line to get his US visa.
Bombay Talkies comprised of the lives of eight Mumbaikars. The story was based on every individual having a dream and how those dreams changed due to the situation around them.
The film can be streamed on Netflix India.
Sumit Sambhal Lega
A Hindi adaptation of Everybody Loves Raymond, Sumit Sambhal Lega saw Das in the lead role of Sumit Walia.
Sumit Sambhal Lega was the story of irresponsible Walia, who has to balance life between his mother and wife.
The show, which originally aired on Star Plus, can now be streamed on Disney+Hotstar.
Jangle Bells (short film)
Jangle Bells is a short film based on a depressed office employee (Das), who receives a gift on Christmas.
He finds a cheerful female employee in Monali Thakur, who changes the way he looks at life.
The 14 minute short film can be viewed on YouTube.
Naamkaran (short film)
Naamkaran is the short film on Jay Kumar (Das)'s big day. He is on call with a certain Varsha, who has been expecting a visit from him.
However, Kumar cannot find a cab. His family comes to his rescue. The six-minute tale is about how he is embarassed by his family members and yet, sticks with them.
The short film is available on YouTube.
The President Is Coming
In The President Is Coming, Das plays the role of India's best stock investor, young Kapil Dev Dholakia.
The show is about former US president George Bush's visit to India. Six representatives (including Dholakia) have to compete to become the face to represent India in front of Bush.
The series can be streamed on Disney+Hotstar.