Shakti Samanta, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Shakti Samanta

film director

Date of Birth: 13-Jan-1926

Place of Birth: Bardhaman, West Bengal, India

Date of Death: 09-Apr-2009

Profession: screenwriter, film director, film producer

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Shakti Samanta

  • Shakti Samanta (13 January 1926 – 9 April 2009) was an Indian film director and producer, who founded Shakti Films in 1957, which is most known for films such as Howrah Bridge, China Town, Kashmir Ki Kali, An Evening in Paris, Aradhana, Kati Patang, and Amar Prem.He received Filmfare Awards for Best Film for Aradhana (1969), Anuraag (1973) and Amanush, which was also made in Bengali, a language in which he made six films, including an Indo-Bangladesh joint production in 1984.

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