Shakti Samanta

  • Director, Producer, Screenplay, Dialogue Writer

Jan 13, 1926  in Burdwan, West Bengal, India

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Shakti Samanta was an Indian film director and producer, born on January 13, 1926 in Bardhaman, West Bengal, India and died on April 9, 2009 in Santacruz, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He founded Shakti Films in 1957. He is well known for his works in the films, Howrah Bridge, China Town, Kashmir Ki Kali, An Evening in Paris, Kati Patang and Amar Prem. He has received Filmfare Awards for Best Film for Aradhana (1969), Anuraag (1973) and Amanush.