People Info
Shakti Samanta

Timeline

January 13, 1926 - April 9, 2009

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Fame
Introduced Sharmila Tagore with Kashmir Ki Kali (1964) and made Rajesh Khanna a superstar with Aradhana (1969). Have made several successful movies over 4 decades. Work with Amitabh Bachchan and Mithun Chakraborty during 80s wasnt as successful.
Years
1955 - 1993
Often Works With
Rajesh Khanna
Mithun Chakraborty
Sharmila Tagore
Shammi Kapoor
R D Burman
Trivia
Made 9 movies with Rajesh Khanna and 6 with Shammi Kapoor.
Best Movies
Howrah Bridge (1958)
Kashmir Ki Kali (1964)
Aradhana (1969)
Kati Patang (1970)
Amar Prem (1971)
Anuraag (1972)
Amanush (1975)
Anurodh (1977)
Barsaat Ki Ek Raat (1981)
Alag Alag (1985)
Filmy Family
Son
Ashim Samanta

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