Nitish Mukherjee is one of the early day’s actor in the Bengali cinema, was born on 24th November 1917 at Shantipur in Nadia district. His parents were Sri Brajendranath Mukherjee and Smt. Girijabala Debi. Nitish Mukherjee completed his matriculation form South Suburban School in 1933. Later on he finished his Intermediae from Ashutosh College. He studied radio Engineering and passed doctorate in Homeopathy. He took his music lesseons from Bhisamdeb Chattopadhay and later on Tarapada Chakraborty. Nitish was also experienced in playing flute and piano.
Music director Netai Mital was NItish Mukherjee’s relative, had helped Nitish a lot to get a break in radio and in cinema. Nitish and in cinema. Nitish Mukherjee’s first film was ‘Parashmani’ produced by Prafulla Roy in the year 1939. During his college life, Nitish Mukherjee had once performed in the play called Bisarjan which was held in his college. Kabi Guru Rabindranath Tagore had highly appreaciated him for hid performance in this play. He had participated in many plays for radio. Writer Bari Debi was his real name sister. Nitish Mukherjee tied his knots 22nd February 1947 and had three sons. Nitish Mukherjee passed away on 10th June, 1965.