Sumanta was born on 15th June, 1952 in Kolkata whose nickname is Montu. He passed Higher Secondary from Mitra Institution and joined Ashutosh College in 1974. He is a good singer also who got married to danseuse Ronita Mukhopadhay in 1984 and has a daughter. He is the younger brother of actor Santu Mukherjee.
In 1987, director Rajen Tarafdar gave him his first break in the film “Nagpash” in the lead role. He had brilliantly portrayed negative character in Tapan Sinha’s film “Atanka”. He had worked as an Assistant Director with Rituparno Ghosh. He is a very familiar face of the small screen. He is also a theatre personality.
He received B.F.J.A award for Best supporting Actor in the film “Atanka”
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