Samudra made his debute as a director in Tollywood, through Simharasi movie, in the year 2001. Samudra explained that Simharasi is the best movie among all his movies and he shared the hero's charecterisation of this movie. Samudra explained that Hari Krishna has asked him to make movie on farmers, which made him to do Tiger Harischandra Prasad. Further, Samudra expressed that Tiger Harischandraprasad was appreciated by many, eventhough, it did not do well at the box office. Watch the video for more.