Shakti Samanta

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Birthday
13, 1926
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Apr 9, 2009 (83)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
13, 1926
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Apr 9, 2009 (83)

About

Indian director who was best known for his films Howrah Bridge and Aradhana. He also founded Shakti Films.

Before Fame

He worked as a schoolteacher in Dapoli before entering the entertainment business.

Trivia

He received Filmfare Awards for Best Film for Aradhana in 1969, Anuraag in 1973, and Amanush in 1975.

Family Life

His son Ashim Samanta was also a director.

Associated With

He directed iconic Indian actor Sujit Kumar in the award-winning film Aradhana.

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