Shakti Samanta, an eminent Indian film director, was born on January 13th, 1926 in Burdwan, West Bengal. He founded the most famous “Shakti Films” in 1957. He directed 37 films and was the producer for two. Shaki Samanta is one of those directors who have directed films from the time of black and white movies to coloured ones. He was not only famous for producing some outstanding films but also because of the songs in it. No wonder this famous director is the name associated with the famous versatile actor,
, who created history during that time. Personal Life: Shakti Samanta had two sons and two grandsons is one of them. Career: Shakti Samanta did his schooling from Dehradun and graduation from Calcutta University. Shakti wanted to be an actor and because of that after he completed his graduation he went to Mumbai and became a teacher in Dapoli, near Mumbai, so that he could stay in touch with Hindi film Industry. He started his career as an assistant director in the year 1948 in the movie ‘Sunhere din’. Later he continued with that and worked with other directors for the experience.
Eventually, he directed his first film ‘Bahu’, which released in1955 and the leads
and Usha Kiron.
is the name which made Shakti direct his film and eventually made him start his career as a director. Shakti also introduced
to acting. Sharmila was later seen with Rajesh Khanna in the movie, `
Kashmir Ki Kali
`. Their pair was a super hit duo in the industry. He also teamed up with the heartthrob of 1960`s,