Pritam Roywrote on Jul 23 2009 2:51PM
Suman Ghosh received his film training at the Department of Theatre, Film and Dance at Cornell University. "Amartya Sen: A Life Reexamined", a documentary on the life and work of the only livng Nobel Laureate from India is his first film. "Podokkhep" (Footsteps) is his debut feature film which was world premiered at the Vancouver International Film Festival and since then has been screened at many internaional film festivals worldwide such as in Cannes, New York, New Delhi, Karlovy Vary, Seattle and others.
Podokkhep won the Silver Lotus Award for Best Regional Feature Film (Bengali) and the Best Actor for Soumitra Chatterjee at the 54th Indian National Awards announced on June 10, 2008.
Suman completed his Ph.D. in Economics from Cornell University in 2002. Before that, he did his B.Sc. in Economics from Presidency College, Calcutta and his M.A. in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics. His main fields of research are Personal Economics and Development Economics. Currently, he is an Associate Professor at Florida Atlantic University.