Kishor Das (1991-2022) was an Indian actor, model, dancer, and former IT engineer, who predominantly worked in the Assamese entertainment industry. He is known for his work in Assamese TV serials like Bidhata (2019), Bandhun (2020), and Nedekha Fagun (2021). On 2 July 2022, he passed away at Apollo Hospital in Chennai after battling cancer for around a year.
Kishor Kumar Das was born on Saturday, 23 November 1991 (age 30 Years; at the time of death) in Mirza, Kamrup Rural, Assam. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Kishor Das’ childhood picture
He pursued his graduation in engineering (Computer Hardware and Networking) at Dakshin Kamrup College (DKC), Mirza (2015).
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Weight (approx.): 75 Kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 38″, Waist 32″, Biceps 14″
Kishor’s father’s name is Deben Das, and his mother’s name is Nalini Bala Das. He had a brother named Dipankar Das. He also had a sister.
Kishor Das with his mother
Kishor Das with his sister
Kishor Das with his family
According to his Facebook account, he was in a relationship with someone.
He followed Hinduism.
Kishor Das’ Instagram Post
As an Engineer
Kishor Das began his career as an IT Engineer at Prag News on 2 November 2013. He worked there till 21 February 2015, and subsequently, joined Assam Talks as an IT engineer. He has also worked as an IT engineer at Ajanta Pharma, Palasbari.
As a Model
He began his modelling career in 2015.
Kishor Das walking the ramp
He has participated in various fashion shows and model hunts like Mr & Miss Kolong Nagaon 2015, Fashion Wizard Mega Model Hunt 2016 (second runner-up), and Mr & Miss Dakshin Kamrup Fashion Show 2016.
Kishor das as the second runner-up of Fashion Wizard Mega Model Hunt
In 2021, he walked the ramp at Eastern Style Week as a show stopper.
Kishor Das walking the ramp at Eastern Style Week 2021
As an Actor
Kishor Das had acted in various Assamese TV serials like Bidhata (2019), Bandhun (2020), and Nedekha Fagun (2021) that aired on Guwahati-based regional channels.
Kishor Das in Nedekha Fagun
Films & Short Films
In 2016, he featured in the Assamese film Ruff & Tuff.
Kishor Das in the Assamese film Ruff & Tuff
He was last seen in the Assamese film Dada Tumi Dusto Bor (2021), a romantic comedy directed by Samir Buragohain. He had also featured in many short films.
Kishor Das in Dada Tumi Dusto Bor
Reality TV Shows
Kishor Das also contested in reality TV shows like Dance India Dance and India’s Got Talent.
Kishore featured in more than 300 Assamese music videos including Kolijate Rakhisu by Gargi Das, Mon Jure Tumi Jurale by Daiizee Das, and Mon Gole Saba by Kasturi Sharan.
A cover of the music video Mon Jure Tumi Jurale
In 2017, he was featured in the music video of the Assamese song Turut Turut. The video of the song was one of Assam’s Number 1 top viewed videos in 2017.
A scene from the music video Turut Turut
He also promoted various brands on Instagram like Power Gummies and Gardenia Soaps. He has also posted many posts on Instagram in collaboration with Imperial Blue India.
Kishor was the founder of the YouTube channel Kishor Das Raw Video on which he uploaded his reels and promo videos. The channel was created on 5 December 2013 and has around 31k subscribers on it.
- Best Photogenic Award at Fashion Wizard Mega Model Hunt (2016)
Kishor Das as Mr Photogenic at Fashion Wizard Mega Model Hunt
- Best Photogenic Award at Mr & Miss Kolong Nagaon (2015)
- Candidate Young Achievement Award (2019)
- Asianet Icon Award for Most Popular Actor (2020-2021)
Kishor Das receiving an award
Kishor Das died at the age of 30 on 2 July 2022 at Apollo Hospital in Chennai. He was suffering from cancer (stage 4) for around a year and was undergoing treatment at the Health City Hospital, Chennai, since March 2021. According to some media reports, he had also contracted COVID-19 due to which his health condition deteriorated and he died. His last rites were performed in Chennai on 2 July. After his untimely death, many popular film, television, and political personalities mourned his death. Assamese actress Meghranjani Medhi shared a picture of Das on his Instagram account with the caption that read,
Gone too soon brother.”
In her post, she also mentioned that Kishor was an excellent actor from their fraternity, who fought till his last breath. She further wrote that Kishor would be one of the brightest stars in the sky and that the Assam entertainment industry would miss him. Atul Bora, a politician from Assam, also took to Twitter to mourn Kishor’s death. He tweeted,
Deeply saddened by the untimely passing away of popular actor Kishor Das. I visited him while he was undergoing treatment in Guwahati. Never thought that he would leave us so soon. I pray to God for peace of his soul and extend my condolences to the bereaved family and friends.”
A few weeks before his death, Kishor took to Instagram to share a picture of himself from the hospital. Through the post, he updated his fans about his health. He wrote,
It is my 4th cycle of chemotherapy. You’d think it gets easier but unfortunately, it doesn’t. During this days, I have suffer from many side effects including Fatigue, nausea, dizziness, bodye weakness, vomiting etc. I can’t even take over other medicine without asking my doctor. You know, reality is nothing is the same since the stage 4 colon cancer diagnosis and especially during chemotherapy.”
Kishor Das undergoing chemotherapy at Health City Hospital in Chennai
- Quote: Never Change your originality for the sake of others because in this world no one can play your role better than you.
- He loved listening to music and travelling in his leisure time.
- He was well-versed in four languages- English, Hindi, Assamese, and Sanskrit.
- An avid dog lover, Kishor owned a pet dog.
Kishor Das with his pet dog
- His friends and family members fondly called him Shyam.
- Kishor owned a Hyundai i10 Grand and a Royal Enfield.
Kishor Das posing with his car
Kishor Das riding his bike
- He had his ears pierced.
Kishor Das’ ear piercing
- He was a fitness enthusiast and visited the gym every day.
Kishor Das doing a workout
- Kishor had a pirate compass tattoo inked on his left ankle. He had another tattoo inked on his right wrist.
Kishor Das’ tattoo
Kishor Das right wrist tattoo
- He was an ardent follower of Lord Ganesha.
Kishor Das with the idol of Lord Ganesha
- Kishor followed a non-vegetarian diet.
Kishor Das on a vacation