The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner noted that 'Forms Within' conceptually evolves from the his daily life and solitariness.
The exhibition displays around eighty pieces of his work created over a time span of over 35 years.
The portraits also have a glimpse of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's cultural influence on him.
The sketches, his paintings capture different facets of his life both on-screen and off-screen. He used motley of colours to pen down his intangible thoughts in the form of a convincing art, Chatterjee informed.
Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya, the curator of the exhibition said, "The first time I saw the art works I was mesmerized by the patterns, faces and characters of his paintings."
"His sketches are a result of his years of experience gathered from the various characters and their nuances he has been portrayed on screen or stage," Bhattacharya said.
"His creations possess elements of novelty and originality," added artist Rabin Mandal.
Chatterjee said, "That boy is perhaps still alive somewhere in me who discovered years back all patterns and patches forming on the walls of his Krishnanagar house emerging out of the patches of dampness while the painting has come off in some places and dull green patterns of moss and lichen."
"These are wonderful companions of my idle moments," he added.
(Reporting by Tulika Bhaduri, Images by Atreyee Dutta)
--IBNS (Posted on 13-09-2013)