As a child, Neel dreamt of becoming an actor after watching Hindi films. He started acting with theatre while he was a student at Xavier's. Neel Bhattacharya is a currently well-known face of the Bengali television. He started his career in television as a lead actor in ‘Thik Jeno Love Story’. However he is well known for portraying the character of Nikhil in television serial ‘Krishnakoli’. Apart from working in television serials, Neel has also acted in Bengali movies, namely ‘Chitra’ and ‘Lokkhyo’. He has even appeared as the lead male actor in music videos like ‘Chaina’ composed and sung by Shaan and ‘Yeh Dil Hai Bekarar’ by Benny Dayal. Neel recently interacted with Jiyo Bangla on its exclusive show ‘Adda With Apsara’ and spoke about his exciting journey.