Son of director
it wouldn’t be long until Ashim Samantha would follow the footstep of his father into the film industry. He completed his bachelor’s degree in 1976 in commerce from Bombay University.
His film career started as an assistant director for Bombay 405 Miles to Brij Savannah. Aamne Samne was the first film he directed which staring
along with Bindiya Goswani. He went on to direct numerous films including Ankhon Mein Tum Ho in 1997 which was a love story which revolves around a couple in which the girl is destined to kill her love. He then went in to directing sitcom and directed Dil Vil Pyar Vyar, a romantic drama that aired on Sony TV. The sitcom was more of a drama film that consists of 52 episodes. He then went on to direct Antariksh- Ek Amar Katha for Star Plus. The two series received positive reviews and prompted him to direct two more series; Durga and Kalchakra.
Throughout his career Ashim has directed 9 films and worked on another 6 others as a producer. He took the reigns of Shakti Films after his dad passed away. He has one son,
, who is an aspiring actor and appeared in his father’s production, Yeh Jo Mohabbat Hai, in 2012.