A Post Graduate from Film & Television Institute of India,Pune,with specialization in Film Editing, he started his career with the Diploma Film, “The Rebel” for which he received the National Award for the best film in 1996 Short Film category. Mr. Khanra started his professional career with editing the popular TV serial JANANI. Then he went onto edit numerous serials, mega-serials and telefilms, notable among them being Sahib Bibi Gulam , Seemarekha, Pous Phaguner Pala,Sadhak Bamakshyapa,Tare Ami Chokhe Dekhini, Ei Norodeho, Mallika,Tasveer,Sadharan Meye,Poroborti Sanbad etc, many of which got acclaim and awards. He also edited several feature films, among which are Goutam Sen’s PAKHI, Satabdi Roy’s DHAKI, Samiran Datta’s KOILI (Oriya), Apurba Banerjee’s BIRODHI etc. Another notable experience for him was editing Hungarian Filmmaker Istvaan Gaal’s film with FTII students “Relationship” in 1995. Apart from continuing his stellar work as an editor,Soumitra Khanra presently teaches Film Editing at various Film & Television Institutes.
Film & Television Editor
Course : Television Management