Role Film actor
Other names Santu Mukherjee
Siblings Sumanta Mukherjee
Grandchildren Anwesha Sen
Name Santu Mukhopadhyay
|Full Name Santu Mukhopadhyay|
Born January 17, 1951 (age 64) (1951-01-17)
Children Swastika Mukherjee, Ajopa Mukherjee
Education Padmapukur Institution, Mitra Institution
Movies Hemanter Pakhi, Bajimaat, Bhalobasa Bhalobasa, Brake Fail, Kaalbela
Similar People Swastika Mukherjee, Aparajita Auddy, Haranath Chakraborty, Tarun Majumdar, Kaushik Ganguly
Watch: Melodious jugalbandi of Father and Daughter, Swastika and Santu Mukhopadhyay singi
Santu Mukhopadhyay (also called Santu Mukherjee) is a Bengali film actor. He is the father of Bengali actress Swastika Mukherjee. His younger brother, Sumanta Mukherjee, is also an actor.
- Watch: Melodious jugalbandi of Father and Daughter, Swastika and Santu Mukhopadhyay singi
- Early life and biography
Early life and biography
Santu Mukhopadhyay was born on 17 January 1951 in Kolkata. He attended the Mitra Institution at Bhowanipore at a primary level and later, joined the Padmapukur Institution at Sarat Bose Road, from where he passed his Higher Secondary Examination. He soon dropped out from studies and took dance lessons from Gopal Bhattacharya. He had also learnt Rabindra Sangeet.
He went to renowned director Tapan Sinha, seeking for a role in Bengali films. In 1975, Sinha launched him as an actor in the film Raja. Since his breakthrough, he has been actively working in theatres and films.