Birth: 15-03-1977 , Kolkata, India.
Jishu Sengupta , popularly known as Jisshu, is a popular Bengali film actor. Though his real name is Biswaroop Sengupta, he is more famous as Jishu, his pet name. He is the son of Ujjal Sengupta, also a famous actor of Bengali films. His mother, Mukta Sengupta, was a homemaker and a wedding planner. Jisshu has an elder sister, Satarupa (Rai) Sengupta, who is married to Anindya Bose, the lead singer from the Bengali band, 'Sahar'.

Initially, Jisshu was a cricketer, who represented Bengal in some sub-junior games. But he was more keen to make a career in the Bengali film industry. He got his first break in a mega serial, 'Mahaprabhu' as the lead character: Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. After that, there was no looking back for him. He is a popular figure in contemporary Bengali television.

Jisshu has worked with renowned directors like Shyam Benegal (in Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero), and Rituparno Ghosh in The Last Lear (in which the co-actor was Amitabh Bachchan), Shob Charitro Kalponik, and Abohoman, and with Goutam Ghose in Abar Aranye.