Chaturanga, based on the book by Rabindranath Tagore, is Suman Mukhopadhyay's second feature film. Chaturanga is screened at 36 National and International festivals. The film received Gran Prix at Bridgefest, Sarajevo; Best Director at Philadelphia Independent Film Festival and Golden Palm at Mexico International Film Festival. In 2005, Suman completed his first feature film, Herbert, based on a novel by Nabarun Bhattacharya. The film got the National award for Best Regional Film. He is also conferred with awards like the Most Promising Director (BFJA), Best Debut Director (Lankesh Award) and Audience Award in Dhaka International Film Festival. The film has been screened in number of national and international film festivals including Cannes; Florence; Bangkok; Osian Cinefan; Zanzibar; Mumbai, Pune and Kerala. Suman has done his film training from New York Film Academy, USA.
He has also done theatre productions ranging from European drama to major adaptations of Bengali masterpieces. Among which are Teesta Paarer Brittanto and Samay Asamayer Brittanto, adapted from the novels by Debesh Roy and Mephisto, based on Klaus Mann's German novel. Teesta has become one of the most celebrated productions of the Bengali stage. He has also staged Rabindranath's Raktakarabi; Falguni-Prelude, Shakespeare/Brecht's Coriolanus and Sudraka's The Little Clay Cart. He directed The Man of the Heart (Life and times of Lalon Fokir) at the University of California, Berkeley and Girish Karnad's Nagamandala at the Department of Theatre, Kalamazoo College, Michigan. This year he directed Fireface, a play by Marius Von Mayenburg with Goethe Institut.
Ref : Suman Mukherjee official site