Ashim Samanta received his Bachelors Degree in Commerce from Bombay University in 1976. He started his career in the film industry in India in 1976 working as an Assistant Director to Mr. Brij Sadanah on Bombay 405 Miles.
He made his debut as a director with the film Aamne Saamne (1982). He has directed films in Hindi as well as Bengali languages.
Mr. Samanta has also directed several popular television serials such as Dil Vil Pyar Vyar, Durga, Kaal Chakra, Aantariksh.
He has also undertaken Hindi dubbing of Hollywood Films of Paramount Films, Dream Works, United Artists, and Universal Films etc. of over 30 films. Some of the prominent ones are Jurassic Park, The Lost World, James Bond Films, Mission Impossible I & II, Mummy I & II, Schindlers List ...» read full biography