Adviser, e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh
Shomi was born to Shahidullah Kaiser and Panna Kaiser. Shahidullah was a writer-novelist. Panna is a writer and a former member of the parliament. Shomi has a younger brother Amitabh Kaiser.Former President of Bangladesh A. Q. M. Badruddoza Chowdhury’s wife Maya is the sister of Panna. That makes Shomi and politician Mahi B. Chowdhury cousins.
Shomi worked for Dhaka Theatre for 12 years. She played HaatHodai with co-actor ShahiduzzamanSelim. She appeared in movies like Lalon (2004) and Hason Raja. She was featured in another film, The Name of a River (2002), based on the biography of filmmaker RitwikGhatak.
Shomi is also a producer. She owns Dhansiri Production since 1997. It produced Mukti and AntoreyNirantor. In November 2013 her firm, Dhanshiri Communication Limited, got license for a private radio channel named Radio Active.