Kharaj Mukherjee or Kharaj Mukhopadhyay is Bengali actor, song writer, composer and singer. He made his debut in Bengali film with the film Hulusthul in 1980. In last 32 years he has worked in many films like Patalghar, Bye Bye Bangkok, Kahani, namesake, accident, Muktodhara, Special 26, Lafangey Parindey, Yuva, Parineeta, Laga Chunari mein daag, Chhoye chhuti, Jaatishwar etc. He is a student of the drama maestro Mr. Ramaprasad Banik. One of the finest actors in India, he is known for his excellence in both Commercial and natural acting. In 2012 film Kahaani, Mukherjee played the role of Inspector Chatterjee.Mukherjee won Bengal Film Journalists' Association – Best Male Playback Award in 2004 for the film Patalghar.