Bengali actor who is best known for his roles in the films: Mere Sanam, Shehnai, and Aasra. He also appeared in Srimaan Prithvira and Chowringhee.
He was born in Calcutta and made his film acting debut in 1959's Daak Harkaraa.
He produced and directed his own film, Kahte Hai Mujhko Raja, in 1975.
He had two children with his wife, Ratna Chatterjee, including actor Prosenjit Chatterjee. The couple later divorced.
Acclaimed composer R.D. Burman did the music for his directorial effort, Kahte Hai Mujhko Raja.