Victor Banerjee was born 15 October 1946 in Calcutta, India, belongs to a Zamindar family of Kolkata and got his initial education from Kolkata and higher education from Dublin.
He is an Indian actor of Bengali descent and worked in various Hindi, Bengali and English language films. He has also appeared on a number of TV Series.
Firstly recognised by
who knows his work in theatres and offered him to play a part in “The Chess Players” (1977 ) which is about an uneven historical drama about colonial Indian politics. He began his career as a child actor on the Calcutta stage in various theatrical productions. He is best known for his performances in some of the films are “A Passage to India” (1984), “Pikoo’s Day, Home and the World" (1984), “Joggers Park”, (2003) and worked for prominent directors like Jerry London,
, Satyajit Ray, Roman Polanski,
. He is a national award winner also in three different categories as a Cinematographer in “Where no journey's end”, Director in “The Splendour of Garhwal and Roopkund” and the Best Supporting actor in Satyajit’s Ray in “Ghare Bairey”.