Movie director of Bengali movies for over 2 years. He was greatest remembered for movies like Dahan, Shubho Mahurat, and Abohoman. He proved helpful for the Response India marketing agency and obtained a popularity as a fantastic copywriter. He was regarded an icon from the LGBT community in India, having resided a transgendered way of living during his old age. His dad Sunil Ghosh was a painter and documentarian. He and Adoor Gopalakrishnan both earned National Film Honours for Best Path.