The only son of Biswajit Ranjitkumar Chatterjee was born on 30 September 1962, Calcutta. Prosenjit was called Bumba da by fans for his roles in the Bengali films. He did more than 300 films in his career. His career spread for more than two decades, and his popularity is still undeniable. In 2007, he was awarded the National Award Silver Lotus for his role in the super hit film Dosar. He did his schooling in Calcutta Airport English High School up to class 10.For his studies, he attended St. Xavier's Collegiate School. After he did his school career, for his higher studies he went to St. Xavier's College, Calcutta. He made his career debut with the film Duti Pata (1983) in a lead role; it revolves around a teenage romance. After acting in a film of Tarun Majumdar Apon Amaar Apon (1990).
The Bollywood director
signed him for his film Aandhiyan (1990) which made him a rising star of Indian Cinema. Prosenjit again played as a lead in the Mehul Kumar Meet Mere Man Ke (1991) in opposite
. After 21 years he made a glorious return to Bollywood in Shanghai. He is prepared for his next film Traffic. His latest work was as Arun Chatterjee in Srijit Mukerji's directed Autograph. He produced film Bapi Bari Jaa and was released on 7 December 2012. He married to
in 1992 but got a divorce in 1995. He again married to Aparna Guhathakurta in 1997 and got divorced in 2002. In the same year, he married to Aparna Chatterjee. He has one daughter Trishanjit Chatterjee with Aparna. He is currently as the Chief Mentor at International Institute of Photography in Kolkata.