Sashadhar Mukherjee was a producer for Bombay Talkies. In 1943 Mukherjee along with Rai Bahadur Chunilal, Ashok Kumar and Gyan Mukherjee formed a partnership and established the studio Filmistan in Goregaon. In the 1950s Sashadhar formed his own production house and named it Filmalaya in Andheri, near Amboli. Sashadhar Mukherjee also supervised an acting school and trained actresses like Asha Parekh and Sadhana and helped them to enter into films. Nasir Hussain, the director was involved with Sashadhar Mukherjee's productions along with R. K. Nayyar and Gyan Mukherjee. Music director OP Nayyar was also associated with his solo productions. Sashadhar Mukherjee launched his son Joy Mukherjee in the film ‘Love in Shimla’. He also produced films like ‘Ek Musafir Ek Hasina’ to further his son’s career. His last production was Dilip Kumar's ‘Leader’.
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