Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee dies at 85 in Kolkata

Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee breathed his last at 12:15 pm at Belle Vue Clinic in Kolkata on Sunday. He was 85.

The octogenarian actor’s health circumstance deteriorated extremely over the last 2 days. Chatterjee’s extended stay in the hospital due to the fact that 6 October had taken a toll on his health.

An authentic statement confirming Chatterjee’s dying stated, “We claim with a heavy coronary heart that Shri Soumitra Chattopadhyay breathed his final at 12-15 pm at Belle Vue Clinic today (15 November 2020). We pay our homage to his soul.”

The 85-12 months-old Dadasaheb Phalke awardee and one of the maximum celebrated actors in Bengali cinema become admitted in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Kolkata’s Belle Vue Hospital for almost 40 days.
On 5 October, Chatterjee had examined high-quality for the unconventional coronavirus and were given admitted to the hospital the very next morning.

Chatterjee was capturing for a documentary titled Abhijan directed by means of actor Parambrata Chattopadhyay. The last time he attended the ground of the taking picture at Bharatlaxmi Studio became on 1 October.

He had labored in acclaimed films like Ashani Sanket, Ghare Baire, Aranyer Din Ratri, Charulata, Shakha Proshakha, Jhinder Bandi, and Saat Pake Bandha, among others.