Soma Mukhopadhay was born in 17th November. She did not want to disclose her year of birth. Her father’s name was Biswanath Mukhopdhay and mother was Monika Mukhopadhay. She passed Pre-University Examination in the year 1978.
She made her debut in “Phulkeshwari” directed by renowned director Tarun Majumdar in the year 1974. She was not the heroine but the second lead in that film. But after that she became the lead in many Bengali films. She also acted as the second or third lead of super hit films like “Tin Parichoy Premik”, “Amar Kantak”, “Samrat O Sundari” etc. Soma used to learn Kathak dance from Bondona Singha and Bharatnatyam from Kalishankar. Not only in acting, she has also directed films. In Bengali T.V mega serial named “Janmobhumi”, she was the asst.director. Apart from the Bengali films she also acted in Oriya, Bhojpuri, and Bandesh films. Modeling was her passion. As a producer, under the banner of Rainbow she made so many serials, documentary, ad films etc. She also acted in commercial stages and Jatras.