Abhishek Chatterjee is one of the leading stars of Bengali film industry who had made a great impact in the minds of Bengalis through his acting.
Abhishek was born on 30th April, 1964 in Kolkata and his nickname was Mithu. In 1980, he passed Madhyamik Examination from Barahanagar Ramkrishna Mision. In 1982, he completed Higher Seconndary from Jaipuria College which was followed by B.Com in 1984. Besides acting, he used to assist his father in his business. He has played in the first division football league for Customs in 1984 for few days.
Abhishek made his debut in Tarun Majumder’s “Pathbhola “ in 1987. Director Tarun Majumder had actually thought of Ayan Banerjee for this film. But due to some reasons, Ayan declined to do this film which was later offered to Abhishek. During this time Abhishek used to work in Nagpash Theatre. Actor Satya Bandopadhay had actually advised him to meet Tarun Majumder for the role. Aparadhi (1988), Geet Sangeet(1994), Sujansakhi (1995), Chhoto Bou, Pobitra Papi (1997), Dahan are some of his notable films. He has even worked in many Bangladeshi films and some teleserials.