Dr. Itirani Samanta is an Entrepreneur, Creative Writer, Journalist, Editor (premier monthly family magazine of the state), Publisher, Director (Kadambini Media Pvt. Ltd.), National Award Winning Film Producer, Reputed Television Producer, Interviewer and Social Worker. She was born in a non-descript village Kalarabanka in Cuttack District of Odisha and went through the similar situation in her childhood like her elder brother Achyuta Samanta. Situation in the family compelled her to pursue Engineering education. She had a strong desire since her School days to become a writer.