The Bengali legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee dies at the age of 85. He is a Bengali legendary actor in Bengali cinema. An over a month-long time fight with coronavirus but it’s coming to an end on 15 November. Soumitra Chatterjee lost his fight with Coronavirus and with this, it was an end of an era. The legendary actor inhaled his keep going on Sunday morning after his condition went to an incredibly critical state on 14 Nov and he was put in a life ventilator support.
After the death of Soumitra Chatterjee, CM of Bengal Mamata Banerjee said that “Feluda is no more. Apu said goodbye. Goodbye, Soumitra da. He has been a legendary Bengali actor in the course of his life. Global, Indian, and Bengali film has lost a legendary actor. We will miss him sincerely. The Bengali cinema world has been stranded. Most popular for his movies with Satyajit Ray, Soumitra da was met with Legion of Honor, Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Padma Bhushan, Bibhushan, and a few national Honors. An extraordinary misfortune. Disheartened. Sympathies to his family, the film crew, and his admirers over the world.
He was a writer, an artist, a novice painter, an editor of an abstract journal, a conversationalist, a man who sold listening devices and concrete on TV and did everything with the most extreme truthfulness. He was accessible in the public area whether for a social dissent, a scholarly salon, or a café visit. One might say, that is the reason he was not a star. He was excessively straightforward, concealing neither his disease nor his burdensome inclinations, nor negotiating them to advertising some film.
He had worked in acclaimed films like Jhinder Bandi, Ghare Baire, Charulata, Shakha Proshakha, Aranyer Din Ratri and Saat Pake Bandha, Ashani Sanket among others.