Hometown: Darbhanga, Bihar
Wife: Swarn Kanta
Age: 46 Years
|Physical Stats & More|
|Hair Colour||Salt and Pepper|
|Debut||Film: Anaarkali of Aarah (2017)|
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||2004: Surendra Pratap Singh Award|
|Date of Birth||14 January 1976 (Wednesday)|
|Age (as of 2022)||Years|
|Birthplace||Darbhanga, Bihar, India|
|Hometown||Darbhanga, Bihar, India|
|College/University||Lalit Narayan Mithila University|
|Educational Qualification||Higher education at Lalit Narayan Mithila University Avinash’s Facebook Account|
|Controversy||• Avinash Das was arrested by Mumbai police for sharing a five-year-old photo of Union Home Minister Amit Shah with IAS officer Pooja Singhal The Indian Express|
|Relationships & More|
|Wife/Spouse||Swarn Kanta (freelance writer)|
|Children||Daughter– Shravni Das|
Father– Laxmikant Das
Mother– Name Not Known
|Siblings||Sisters– Seema Mallick and Kiran Das|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Avinash Das
- Avinash das is an Indian filmmaker and screenwriter. In July 2022, he came into the limelight when he was arrested by Mumbai police for sharing a five-year-old photo of Union Home Minister Amit Shah with IAS officer Pooja Singhal on 8 May 2022. Pooja Singhal was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case in May 2022.
- Soon after venturing into the Indian entertainment industry, Avinash began working as a columnist for several renowned Indian newspapers. He worked as the resident editor of Prabhat Khabar, a daily paper. He worked as the proofreader of Patna and Deoghar’s release.
- Later, he started working for NDTV India as an Output Editor. Thereafter, he was associated with the Indian newspaper Dainik Bhaskar as its editorial manager. He then worked as a Senior Correspondent at Satyamev Jayate, a community television show.
Avinash Das with Ravish Kumar
- He came into the limelight for the Cine Bahastalab program organised in Delhi in 2013. On 24 March 2017, he made his directorial debut with the Hindi film Anaarkali of Aarah, starring Swara Bhaskar, Sanjay Mishra, and Pankaj Tripathi.
Avinash Das on the sets of Anaarkali of Aarah in 2017
- Later, he hit the headlines with the Netflix series ‘She.’ which was released in 2020 and the Zee5 movie “Raat Baaki Hai” in 2021.
- Avinash Das also writes blogs. In his blog ‘Mohalla Live,’ he often discusses web-based life.
- Apart from being a film director, Avinash das is also an accomplished writer. He is the author of the book named Jeevan Karza Gadi Hai, which is a collection of poems.
The cover of the book Jeevan Karza Gadi Hai written by Avinash Das
- Avinash Das is often featured by several renowned Indian newspapers and magazines in their articles.
Avinash Das (middle) in a newspaper article
- Avinash Das remains very active on various social media platforms. He has over 107k followers on Instagram. Avinash Das often shares his pictures and videos on social media. On Facebook, over 23k people follow his page. Over 49k people follow his Twitter handle.
- Avinash Das smokes cigarettes occasionally.
Avinash Das while smoking a cigarette
- Avinash Das is a compassionate animal lover. He often posts pictures of his pet cats and dogs on various social media platforms.
Avinash Das with his pet dog
- On 13 May 2022, an FIR was registered against Das at the Ahmedabad Police’s Detection of Crime Branch (DCB) by a Police Sub Inspector (PSI) with the crime branch for sharing the picture, which was clicked during a public occasion in Ranchi in 2017. In the FIR, it was mentioned that Das shared the picture to defame Amit Shah. It stated,
A five-year-old photo of Amit Shah on May 8, 2022, to allegedly mislead people and defame the reputation of Shah.”
In the same FIR, he was booked for insulting the Indian national flag by sharing a picture of a woman wearing a tricolour on one of his social media accounts. In July 2022, he was arrested under IPC section 469 (forgery), section 67 of the IT Act and sections of the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971 by the Mumbai police and was brought to Ahemdabad on the complaint of K P Patel, a Technical PSI in Ahmedabad DCB. The Indian Express
Avinash Das after being arrested by Mumbai police in July 2022
|↑1||Avinash’s Facebook Account|
|↑2, ↑3||The Indian Express|