Biresh Chaterjee was born in 18th March 1955 in Maldah, West Bengal. He passed MA from Presidency College. Before coming to film industry, he was a professor in Silchar. He was interested about film since his childhood.
Biresh was the Assistant of the famous film maker Asit Sen for seven years. He also assisted Hrisikesh Mukherjee for eight films. Biresh first directed film is “Mohonar Dike” in 1982 which was a super duper hit. Castings were Dipankar Dey and Aparna Sen. After “Mohonar Dike” he directed many film like, “Asirbad”, “Surer Aakashe”, “Ekanta Apon”, “Nilimay Nil”, “Kori Diye Kinlam”, “Pati Param Guru”, “Tufan”, “Sathi Hara” and “Surya Kanya”. Mohonar Dike, Ekanta Apon, Asirbad were super duper hits which film focused in lime light. He also directed TV serials – Seemarekha, Kori Diye Kinlam.
Hr got Sananda Puraskar for Surya Kanya. Anandalok Award goes to him for Kori Diye Kinlam. Uttam Kumar Award for Sathi Hara.
He writes his scripts for his films. He is very fond of music. He collects music CD, cassettes for his own collection.