Subodh Mukherjee was born on 14th April 1921 in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. He is the brother of the famous producer director Shashadhar Mukherjee, who set up Filmistan Studios in Mumbai. The family has produced some great stars over the years, like Joy Mukherjee, Kajol and Rani Mukherji.
Subodh Mukherjee started his career with Munimji in 1955. This trend-setting drama pitched Dev Anand against Pran in a blockbuster about good and evil. Known for his light breezy comedy musicals, Mukherjee made Paying Guest in 1957, featuring Dev Anand and Nutan. The film, especially its music score by Sachin Dev Burman, broke many records. But it was the 1961 mega musical blockbuster Junglee for which Mukherjee is best remembered. Junglee spearheaded the era of family dramas within the ...» read full biography