Sanghamitra Karmakar is a Graduate in Zoology (Hons.) and a Bachelor of Education. She has been a housewife and a tutor for children in her locality. She has had no film background as such, but became interested in films when an award winning children's film 'Ranu' was shot in her ancestral house. Since then, Sanghamitra has been drawn into filmmaking, with internationally acclaimed 'Baba Black Beard' being her first directorial venture. She is also the producer of well known films 'I, Ranu Gayen' and 'I'm the very beautiful', as well as director-producer of 'Setu-the bridge'.