Shomu Mukherjee

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Shomu Mukherjee
Born19 June 1943
Died10 April 2008
(aged 64)
OccupationDirector, writer, producer
Spouse(s)Tanuja (m.1973–2008; his death)
ChildrenKajol and Tanishaa
Parent(s)Sashadhar Mukherjee
Sati Devi
FamilyMukherjee-Samarth family and Ganguly family

Shomu Mukherjee (also spelt Shomu Mukherji; 19 June 1943[1] – 10 April 2008) was an Indian director, writer, and producer.

Born in 1943, he was the fourth son of Sashadhar Mukherjee, the owner of Filmalaya studios, and Sati Rani Devi.[citation needed] His mother was the only sister of the Ganguly brothers. He married actress Tanuja. Their daughters are actresses Kajol Mukherjee and Tanisha Mukherjee, part of the Mukherjee-Samarth family. His elder brothers are Late Rono Mukherjee, Late Joy Mukherjee (a successful actor in the 1960s) and Deb Mukherjee and he has a younger brother Subir Mukherjee. Actresses Rani Mukerji and Sharbani Mukherjee are his nieces and director Ayan Mukerji is his nephew. He died of a heart attack on 10 April 2008 at the age of 64.


Year Film Director Story Writer Producer
1972 Ek Bar Mooskura Do Ram Mukherjee Yes Yes
1973 Nanha Shikari Yes Yes Yes
1978 Chhailla Babu Joy Mukherjee Yes Yes
1981 Fiffty Fiffty Yes Yes Yes
1985 Lover Boy Yes Yes Yes
1990 Pathar Ke Insan Yes Yes Yes
1994 Sangdil Sanam Yes Yes Yes


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