He was a brother of Sarojini Naidu and husband of another freedom fighter Kamladevi Chattopadhyay.
First collection of Poems Published
He made a debut as an actor in Gurudutt's "Sahib bibi Aur Ghulam" Followed by "Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne" "Seemabadhha" "Bawarchi" and others
Harindranath Chattopadhyaya won Lok Sabha election from Vijayawada constituency. He was the member of the 1st Lok Sabha from 14 April 1952 to 4 April 1957
He was awarded Padma Bhushan in the field of Literature and Education