Amitabh was born in 1959 and resides in Kolkata. After completing his graduation in Political Science, he did a diploma in Film Editing at the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. Since 1988, he has directed, produced and edited a wide range of films, documentary, feature, docu-feature and commercials. 'Kaal Abhirati', a feature film that he produced and directed, was awarded the Special Jury Award at the National Film Festival in 1990. His documentary films include 'Kitsch-Mitsch' (1996) and 'Bishar Blues' (2006). Amitabh is currently directing 'Cosmic Sex - A Dialogue with Gandhi', a documentary feature.