Born in Mumbai, Samit is a sought after film maker in India, who grew up with an Ad/Corporate film maker father Amar Kakkad. He started his career as an editor on TV shows. Samit was the producer and the creative director on his first home production 'Huppa Huiyya' which won 6 awards in different categories at different award ceremonies. Kakkad's directorial debut 'Aayna Ka Bayna' (Delinquent Dancers) was officially selected at 18 International Film Festivals representing India. It is also the 1st Marathi film to be dubbed in Hindi for Sony Max.