|Born||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|Occupation||Film director, Screenwriter, Actor|
|Known for||Meghe Dhaka Tara
Kamaleshwar Mukherjee is a Bengali film director and ad maker. As of March 2013, he directed four movies. In the film Meghe Dhaka Tara, Mukherjee dealt with Bengali film director Ritwik Ghatak's time spent in a mental asylum.
Kamaleshwar Mukherjee is a physician by training, and an alumnus of the Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, when it was affiliated with the University of Calcutta. He moved on initially to the profession of advertisement making and then film making.
After working as an advertisement maker, Mukherjee wrote (dialogue/screenplay) Amit Sengupta's film Natobor Notout in 2010. His directorial debut, the well acclaimed film Uro Chithi was released in 2011. This film interwoven 12 text messages with 12 different characters, combining shades of life spanning across 12 months. His next venture was Meghe Dhaka Tara, inspired by the life of Bengali filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak and attempts to portray that period of the life of Ghatak when he was admitted into a mental asylum for treatment. His next film is Chander Pahar, based on a novel of Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay released in December 2013. He is also a member and active stage actor of Kolkata-based theatre group "Rashbehari Shailushik".
|2013||Meghe Dhaka Tara||Yes||Yes||* Centenary Award at International Film Festival of India, Goa 2013
* Silver Crow Pheasant Award for the Best Director at International Film Festival of Kerala, 2013
* NETPAC Award International Film Festival of Kerala, 2013
|2013||Chander Pahar||Yes||* Nominated for Filmfare Awards East for Best Director – Bengali
* Zee Bangla Gourab Somman Awards for Best Director
* Kalakar Awards for Best Director
|2013||Mishawr Rawhoshyo||Yes||As Sadat Manto (Cameo)|
|2014||Obhishopto Nighty||Yes||As a news reporter (Cameo)|
|2014||Khaad||Yes||As Rajib, a trekker|
|2015||Arshinagar||Yes||As Salim Saab,a music teacher|
|2015||13 Number Tarachand Lane||Yes||Yes||A Zee Bangla Originals Release|
Awards and Nominations
- Centenary Award at International Film Festival of India, Goa 2013 (Meghe Dhaka Tara)
- Silver Crow Pheasant Award for the Best Director at International Film Festival of Kerala, 2013 (Meghe Dhaka Tara)
- NETPAC Award International Film Festival of Kerala, 2013 (Meghe Dhaka Tara) 
- Nominated for Filmfare Awards East for Best Director – Bengali - (Chander Pahar)
- Zee Bangla Gourab Somman Award for Best Director - (Chander Pahar)
- Kalakar Awards for Best Director - (Chander Pahar)
- "Kamaleshwar Mukherjee’s Trip To South Africa For Chander Pahar, Starring Dev". The Telegraph (Calcutta). Retrieved 15 March 2013.
- "Kamaleshwar Mukherjee (Interview): URO CHITHI Bengali Movie is about deleting SMS messages from mobile of a software engineer". WBRi. Retrieved 15 March 2013.
- "Kamaleswar Mujherjee". Retrieved 15 March 2013.
- "Awards at IFFK 2013". The New Indian Express. 5 March 2014. Retrieved 5 March 2014.
- Chander Pahar