Known best for playing Prithvi Sanyal on the Channel V series Best Friends Forever? and Manik Malhotra on the MTV India show Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan, Samthaan is also famous as a finalist on the Pantaloons Fashion-sponsored Fresh Face Model Hunt of 2012.
In the early years of his career as a model and entertainer, he attended the L.S. Raheja School of Architecture and trained at the Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute.
He appeared in episodes of Webbed, Savdhaan India, and Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya.
He was born in Mumbai, India, and he attended school in nearby Panchgani.
He and Shritama Mukherjee were both in the cast of Best Friends Forever?