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Shakti Samanta (1926–2009)

Shakti Samanta was born on January 13, 1926 in Burdwan, West Bengal, British India [now India]. He was a director and producer, known for Aradhana (1969), Amar Prem (1972) and Anuraag (1972). He died on April 9, 2009 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. See full bio »

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Aradhana Director
Amar Prem Director
Anuraag Director
Amanush Director


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 2002/II Devdas
 1993/II Geetanjali
 1993/I Geetanjali
 1990 Andha Bichar
 1990 Dushman
 1985 Anyay Abichar
 1985 Alag Alag
 1985 Aar Paar
 1984 Awaaz
 1982 Ayaash
 1980 Khwab
 1977 Anurodh
 1977 Ananda Ashram
 1976/II Aradhana
 1976 Mehbooba
 1975 Amanush
 1974 Charitraheen
 1974 Ajanabee
 1972 Anuraag
 1972 Amar Prem
 1971 Jaane-Anjaane
 1970 Kati Patang
 1969 Aradhana
 1963 Ek Raaz
 1962 Naughty Boy
 1962 China Town
 1960 Jaali Note
 1960 Singapore
 1958 Detective
 1958 Howrah Bridge
 1957 Hill Station
 1957 Sheroo
 1957 Inspector
 1955 Bahu
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Shri Shakti Samanta

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I have seen Rajesh Khanna growing in my hands.His popularity lies in his expressive innocent face, No expression given is in itself an expression. A part of the share of his sudden uncomparable successes in a very short span, also goes to his directors and the subjects he got the opportunity to work on. Makers of romantic emotional themes owe him a lot and he to them for providing required ... See more »


Father of assistant director Sameer Samanta. See more »

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