Shantilal Mukherjee is an Indian actor associated with Bengali-language stage and films. Mukherjee was born in Kolkata. He lost his father in an early age. He was admitted in Sarsuna High School from where he passed Madhyamik examination. He passed Higher Secondary Examination from New Alipore Multipurpose High School. He graduated from the Asutosh College, a University of Calcutta affiliate. Mukherjee is mainly known as a stage actor. Ramaprasad Banik and Chandan Sen taught him acting. His son's name is Rwitobroto Mukherjee who is also an actor.