Bengali Entrepreneur Samiran Das, a Science graduatefrom Scottish Church College and a Postgraduate from IISWBM hails from anillustrious family of North Kolkata with a tradition of more than 300 years.Barrister Sreenath Das a schoolmate of renaissance reformist Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, The Justice of Peace and Social worker Moloy Das, Ajay Das thecelebrated Music Director, a contemporary of Salil Chowdhury and Sukhen Das thefamous Producer, Director and Actor of Bengali Cinema have all been his Great Grandfather, father and uncles respectively.
Under the creative leadership of Samiran Das, Founder Partnerof Kaleidoscope has proved its mettle in less than a decade in the Bengali Entertainment segment with quality releases in all formats and has set newstandards of excellence, innovation & reinvention. The core competenciesare audio-visual entertainment, content development and marketing in the keyareas of Feature Films, Short Films, Documentary Films, TVCs, Songs and Music Videos.
Some of the memorable achievements of Kaleidoscope under theaegis of Samiran have been in the fields of marketing, release & purchaseof rights of Home Videos for ‘The Warrior Prince’ a documentary on SouravGanguly, feature films ‘Vicky Donor’, ‘Open T Bioscope’ and ‘Aparajita Tumi’,the films being directed by National Award winners Shoojit Sarkar, AnindyaChattopadhyay and Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury respectively.
Venturing into the area of film production, Samiran has yetagain produced a gem. His maiden venture as a Producer has seen the debut ofIndraadip Dasgupta the celebrated Bengali music director as a filmmaker. Thefilm ‘Kedara’ is already recognized by critics and won 19 awards including theprestigious 66th National Award.
Samiran’s Bengali multi-starrer feature film ‘Bismillah’directed by Indraadip Dasgupta was released on 19th August 2022. “Bismillah” inits first few days earned huge applause among celebrities, and critics and gotits place in all leading print, electronic and digital media.
Big budget Short film titled ‘Cold Fire’ directed by NationalAward-winning actor Riddhi Sen (Debutant Director), a science fiction moviebased on Nabarun Bhattacharya’s story. The “ColdFire” has been acknowledged and awarded by several national and international bodies for its exceptional natureincluding “Best Sci-Fi- Short Award” at the prestigious 8th MiamiInternational Sci-Fi Film Festival.
Samiran wants to explore more deeply his talent in contentproduction, hence took a little optimistic planning to produce three Bengalifeature films in 2022 in association with talents like Suman Mukhopadhyay,Indraadip Dasgupta and others. In association with endowed Suman Mukhopadhaya”Putul Nacher Itikatha” is the first project now in post-production phase.
Samiran Das as an entrepreneur stands tall among equals withhis keen insight, restless energy and creative leadership.