Kolkata: Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee passed away at the age of 58 in Kolkata on Sunday, since he was suffering from Covid-19 in Kolkata on Sunday.
The actor was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Kolkata's Belle Vue Hospital on October 6 after he tested positive for COVID-19.
His health condition deteriorated extremely over the past 2 days. The medical team who were treating him tried very hard to bring him back from the critical stage but they failed so far. Arindam Kar, critical care expert and head of the medical board of Kolkata's Belle Vue Hospital, said.
The legendary actor had worked in acclaimed films like Ghare Baire, Charulata, Shakha Proshakha, Ashani Sanket, Aranyer Din Ratri, Jhinder Bandi, and Saat Pake Bandha, among others.
He was born in January in Mirjapur Street near Sealdah Railway Station at Calcutta, West Bengal on 19, 1935.
Chatterjee who was also famed for his poetry received many awards such as Padma Bhushan, Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
He began his film acting career with Satyajit Ray's "Apur Sansar"
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