Joy Mukherjeewrote on Aug 11 2008 7:11PM
Shakti Thakur was born on 12th March 1947 in Barishal. His parents were Sri Debiprasanna Das Thakur and Smt Parimal Basani Debi. He did his higher secondary from South Chatra Higher Secondary School in 1962, later on he completed his B.Sc from Ashutosh College in 1965. He also passed B.Ed from David Hair College.
Shakti Thakur faced the camera for the first time in the film called Dadar Kirti directed by Tarun Majumdar was released in 1980. He had been to America for many times to perform stage theatres he also participated in a club Youth Festival and represented his country over there. From the year 1966 – 80 Shakti Thakur was a Chemistry Teacher of Netajinagar Higher Secondary Vidyalaya. He did playback singing in more than 80 Bengali-Hindi serials. He took his music lessons from Suchitra Mitra, Chinmoy Lahiri, Chhabi Gupta, Manabendra Mukhopadhay, Sudhin Das Gupta and Shyamal Mitra. Shakti Thakur tied the knots in the year 1970 and has two daughters.