Myself Soumitra sankar Lahiri S/O Sri Gourisankar Lahiri and Smt Jharna Lahiri born in the 25th day of May 1966, now residing at 17, Ramkrishna Ghosh Road, 3rd Floor, Flat no - Eight, Kolkata - 700050. I am married and have a daughter. My father is a retired Bank employee and my mother is a veteran singer of Akashvani Kolkata. My family background is mainly on Education and Cultural affairs. I am graduate in B.A. from Calcutta university & post graduate in Drama from Rabindra Bharati University(Jorasanko), Kolkata.
During my professional career I started with MICRO ACCESSORIES INDIA LIMITED in the year 1989as an administrative assistant and then I worked with BUSSINESS REPOTER TODAY as a Sub editor. I also worked in the field of advertising & marketing with reputed agencies like ARENA ADVERTISING, ADVATAGE ADVERTISING etc. In the year 2000 January I applied for ETV Bangla after two three rounds of interview at Kolkata & Hyderabad I was selected as Programme Associate. We have launched ETV Bangla.
I was there with taking care of majority non fiction to make it popular for the first time in Television industry, events & fiction as a producer and in some cases I was selected as Director. During my tenure ETV Bangla we established as number one Bengali regional channel with a neck to neck fight with Star Plus the market leader as national channel with there own distribution network.I had started my television career as an actor but slowly turned as director.
From 2005 August I started a new journey joining TETRIS WORLDCOM LTD as their Sr. programme & production Executive for three channel drivers programme KHONJKHABOR, DOSH MINUTER KHEL, CHALO JAAI of AKASH BANGLA but from 1st August 2008 onwards I took charge as Programming Head for their 24 hours ground channel network with a CTC of Rs. Six lakh Fifty thousand P.A.. Worked with MADHUBAN FILMS from 1st April, 2009. Looked at their three numbers Mega serial on Doordarshan Bangla namely CHOY RITU SAAT RONG, SAMAY CHAKRA, JIBANER KHELAGHAR being an Associate Director and in charge of Floor. Presently working with MK MEDIA PVT.LTD. for their Film Production unit from 1st August,2009 designation Manager Production with CTC RS Seven lakh only.