INDIAN VETERAN ACTOR, SOUMITRA CHATTERJEE DIES AT 85

Indian veteran actor, Soumitra Chatterjee has been reported dead.

Born in 1935, the star of Bengali cinema passed away on Sunday.

According to report, he died at a hospital in Kolkata, the capital city of West Bengal.

Chatterjee was said to be undergoing treatment for COVID-19 and other complications.

He had tested positive for coronavirus on October 6.

The deceased was best known for his collaborations with Oscar-winning film director Satyajit Ray as the duo worked on 14 films including in The World of Apu, Sonar Kella and Joi Baba Felunath.

India’s President Ram Nath Kovind in a condolence message said the country’s cinema has lost one of its legends.



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