Sangbit Samaddar was born in Kolkata in a lower middle class Bengali household. He got involved in art during his high school days through theatre, films and music. He then went on to study art at prestigious universities and famous art school and reputed film school. He has also studied in a top-graded business school. His works have been screened and published and exhibited at various prestigious national and international platforms. He is also a national level sportsperson in Kyokoshin Karate. His interests include documentary and travel photography, photojournalism, documentary filmmaking and digital illustrations. He is also into writing and video and installation art. His research fields of interest are South Asian history and politics, digital illustrations art and gender studies.