He was born on 24 February 1939 and he died on 9 March 2012. He was an Indian film actor and director. He was the son of Sashadhar Mukherjee and Sati Devi. He completed his education from Col. Brown Cambridge School in Dehra Dun. He was married to Neelam and had two sons and a daughter. He made his bollywood debut with the film Love in Simla (1960). Then after this, he did many hit movies like: Phir Wohi Dil Laya Hoon, Love in Tokyo, Ziddi,Door Ki Aawaz, Aao Pyar Karen and Shagird (opposite Saira Bano), Ek Musafir Ek Haseena with Sadhna, 'Ishaara' with Vyjayanthimala and 'Jee Chahta Hai' with Rajashree were superhit movies. Most of his movies had hit music (Ek Musafir Ek Haseena, Aao Pyar Karen, Shagird, Phir Wohi Dil Laya Hoon, Ek Baar Muskura Do, Door Ki Aawaz, Jee Chahta Hai, Humsaya, etc. He did television serial Aye Dil-e-Nadan in DD National along with his son Sujoy Mukherjee. He died at the age of 73. Check out this page for more updates on Joy Mukherjee.