Samontak The New ‘Tintin’ Of Bengalis Aims To Become A Cop


Mousumi Das, Kolkata: This child artist has already created a buzz in the Tollywood industry. Very popular face of television who has been casted in number of movies at very tender age.This talented and cute little kid Samontak Dyuti Maitra is the new ‘Tintin’ of Bengali television industry.

Samontak is only ten years old and presently he is seen in the Bengali daily soap  ‘Bahanumatir Khel’ where he is popular with the name of his character ‘Tintin’. Meanwhile, he has won everyone’s hearts with his natural acting and spontaneity. While talking to Kolkata24x7 he said that “My favourite cartoon character is Tintin, and in this serial I am also playing a character whose name is Tintin, and my first entry in this serial was of a superman.Hence, I love this character.”He added that his friends in school call him by his new character’s name Tintin.

This super talented kid is not less than any superman as he has already done numbers of mega serials and movies. As of now he has done eleven movies including English and Bengali and eleven mega serial. He has also shared the screen with many noted actors.

His first English movie was ‘A New Life’. He also has shared the screen with ‘Legion of Honour’ award winner and the veteran actor Sooumitra Chatterjee. Samontak said He performed first time at the age of three with Soumitra Chatterjee in the movie ‘Mayajaaler Khel’.“ At first I was bit nervous when I first worked with the legendary actor but now I love to work with Soumitra uncle.”

His latest Bengali movie ‘Abyakto’ is yet to be release. In this movie he will sharing the screen with Bollywood actor Adiul Hussain and Arpita Chatterjee.His role will be very significant in this movie beside staring with noted actors like Adil and Arpita.

He had already wooed everyone with his performances in movies like Maacher Jhol,Goodnight City, Happy Birthday,Mayajaaler Khel and Chaturango.He gained fame through the mega serials like- Kanamaachi, Durga, Rupkata, Kiranmala,Maner Mayur, Thik Jnao Lovestory, Mon Niye Kachakachi and presently Bhanumatir Khel.

He shared his field of interests,he said during his leisure time he love to read books, he even carry his books and complete his home work in the set in between the shoot, he loves to play ludo and badminton,like other Bengali kids his favourite dishes are biriyani, chili chicken and fried rice. He loves to watch movies, his favourite movies are Badshahi angti and 3 idiots.his favourite superman character is ‘Spiderman’.

Samontak loves to travel with his parents he said “I have visited Puri, Digha and Darjeeling, and my favourite vacation spot is Darjeeling.”

Samontak, who resides in Sonanpur, has been into acting when he was two and a half year old.His grandfather owes the credit for discovering such talent from this super talented boy at a tender age.He performed in plays in his locality. And his acting journey began from there.Hisa first play was “ Samparka O Jiggyasa”.

Beside acting, Somantak is also very fond of studying. This child artist aims to become a valorous Police officer,on the otherhand he also want to carry on acting.Meanwhile, he scored second position in a science scholarship exam of ‘ACADEMIC SCIENCE CULTURE AND PROMOTION SOCIETY’ held in South 24 Paraganas.