Sumit has done a 2-year Diploma in Acting course at Sri Ram Centre For Performing Arts, New Delhi [1997 – 1999] and a 2-year Junior Fellowship in the field of ‘Children Theatre’, assigned by the Govt. of India, Ministry of Tourism & Culture under the Aegis of National School of Drama [N.S.D.], New Delhi [2004 – 2006].
He has acted in plays directed by himself and others and has acted in films like TERE BIN LADEN and 9/11 THE LAST FALL. He has directed about a dozen plays including PANCH PARMESHWAR, TAJ MAHAL KA TENDER and IDGAAH. He has also written and directed plays for various full-time batches at Anupam Kher’s Acting School – Actor Prepares. He has also written and directed 3 short films and 1 Music album.
Sumit started conducting Theatre Workshops in 2002 with Ms. Tripurari Sharma and Ms. Rati Bartholomew. Since then he has been scores of workshops, especially with Children across the country, including Goa, Siliguri and Bagdogra, at Madhya Pradesh Kala Parishad, Bhopal, apart from Sahitya Kala Parishad, T.I.E Company (National School of Drama), and various other schools in New Delhi. He has conducted Teachers’ Workshop on Children Theatre with H.V Sharma Centre and for Mentally Challenged Children at YMCA Nizzamudin, New Delhi.
Sumit was a Full Time Acting Teacher at Anupam Kher’s Acting School – Actor Prepares for 3 years [2012 – 2015]. He has been a Personal Acting Coaching for Actors & Celebrities like Preity Zinta, Prachi Desai, Anmol Thakariya (son of actress Poonam Dhillon), Punjabi film actress Shavin Rekhi, Vinay Rajkumar (Grandson of South Indian Superstar Dr.R Rajkumar), and Nitesh Sharma (Trainer of Bollywood Actor – Mr. Tiger Shroff).