Samten Bhutia

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Samten Bhutia
BornSamten Bhutia
(1977-04-21) 21 April 1977 (age 45)
Sang, Phegyong, East Sikkim
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, cinematographer
NationalityIndian
Alma materSenior sec school sang, East Sikkim

Samten Bhutia is an Indian film director and writer from Sikkim.[1][2] He has been actively involved in Nepalese film industry over the last decade. He recently directed Taandro which was screened at the Dhaka International film festival.[3] His first film Latter[4] was well received by people from Nepal and India.[5] He also acted in a short film, Myth.[6]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Director[edit | edit source]

  • (2017) Saadhesaat- feature film
  • (2016) Anaagat – feature film
  • (2015) Taandro – Deciphering Me – feature film
  • (2012) In Search of Nation – feature film (associate director)[7]
  • (2009) Letter (Nepal) – feature film
  • (2003) Masked Fair – short film
  • (2003) Naango Dhad (Sikkim) – tele film
  • (2000) Naya Disha – documentary

Screenplay[edit | edit source]

  • Letter (Nepali)
  • Naango Dhad (Sikkim)
  • Masked Fair (Sikkim)
  • Luv Sab (Nepali)
  • Aadha Antya (Nepali)
  • Taandro (Nepali)
  • Saadhesaat (Nepali)

Actor[edit | edit source]

  • (2004) Mero Uthney Palo – feature film (Nepali)
  • (2003) Myth – short film (English)[6]

Production Design[edit | edit source]

  • (2015) Jhumki – feature film (Nepal)
  • (2012) In Search of Nation – feature film (Nepal)

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Samten Bhutia's 'Taandro' in Dhaka film fest | Entertainment | Nelive". Nelive.in. 30 September 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  2. "Samten Bhutia". IMDb.com. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  3. "Peoples Review Weekly – Taandro competing at Dhaka International Film Festival". Peoplesreview.com.np. 13 January 2016. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  4. "Samten Bhutia comes with a nepali film "Letter" ~ Proud to be a Sikkimese". Sikhim.blogspot.com. 21 October 2010. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  5. "samten bhutia's blog". Filmfestivals.com. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "The Telegraph – Calcutta : North Bengal & Sikkim". Telegraphindia.com. 24 June 2005. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  7. "In Search of Nation (2013)". IMDb.com. Retrieved 25 February 2016.