Gyanesh Mukhopadhay is a distinguished actor of Bengali silver screen.
Gyanesh was born on 5th July, 1926. He passed Matriculation from Kamarkhara High School, Bikrampur(Dhaka) in 1944.
One of his neighbours helped him to get introduced to director Sudhir Mukhopadhay. He got his break in the film “Pasher Bari” in 1952. He had also directed three famous films like Achena Athiti (1972) , Shikarokti(1976), Bonoshree (1983). He has acted in several wonderful movies like Abhijaan (1962), Tero Nadir Pare (1969), Akash Kusum (1965) , Abhisapta Prem (1997). He is involved with Gananatya Sangha . He has formed Mars Theatre . He has not only acted in theatres but has also directed many. He was also a radio artist .