Hindi and Bengali film actor who became known for his roles in Anand Math, Anarkali, and Taj Mahal. In 2012, he appeared in Housefull 2 and in 2013 he apeared in Himmatwala.
He first took up acting when he was 17 years old.
He received the Kalakar Lifetime Achievement Award in 1999.
His son, Siddharth Banerjee, has worked as an assistant director.
He and Victor Banerjee both became stars of popular Bengali films.