Jatileshwar Mukhopadhay was born in 13th December 1934 at Chinsura. He passed graduate from Chinsura college. He got his Talim from eminent singer Satinath Mukhopadhay for ten years. He was also a student of Classical singer Chinmoy Lahiri and Sudhir Dasgupta.
‘Bandhu Aamar Chokhe’ was the first hit song which he wrote, tuned and sang in 1968. He has been working as a assistant from early sixties. Jatileshwar’s first recorded song was “Ekti Rangin Phool” in 1963.
He worked with many eminent music personalities like, Sudhin Dasgupta, Salil Dasgupta, Dilip Mukherjee, Subhas Mukherjee, Shanti Chaterjee. From mid-seventy he became an eminent music director and singer.
E mon sakal, Keu bole aagun, Tomar songee dekha hole- were hit songs which he sang and tuned. Many eminent singers sang under his tunes and his tunes and music direction like Banasree Sengupta, Pintu Bhattacharya, Sreeradha Bandopadhay, Sanmdhya Mukherjee, Ajoy Chakraborty. Near about 1300 songs he tuned and directed.
He received best music director award for the film Damu, Nilkantha, Nati Binodini. He is a very popular music teacher. He has a wife and a daughter. He has many promising students.