Veteran Bengali actor Santu Mukhopadhyay passes away at 69

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Veteran Bengali actor Santu Mukhopadhyay passes away at 69& 

The lovers of Bengali cinema and the entire of the trade is in a state of mourning as one of many best performers of the trade, Santu Mukhopadhyay breathed his final on Wednesday evening. The actor had a profession span of over Four many years within the Bengali leisure trade and was thought of one of many best performers.

Mukhopadhyay was a retaining unwell for a very long time was hospitalised on February 4, owing to respiratory misery. He breathed his final on Wednesday night at round 7.30 pm. He was affected by carcinoma for lengthy and was admitted to the hospital over a month in the past with blood sugar and hypertension.

He ventured into the movie trade in his early 20s and rose to fame with movies similar to Sansar Simante, Raja by Tarun Majumder and Tapan Sinha respectively. And then got here movies like Ganadevata and Byapika Biday. Other notable works of the actor embrace Bhalobasa Bhalobasa, Hemanter Pakhi, Dadamoni and Baikunther Will.

Not simply movies, Mukhopadhyay had additionally created a mark for himself within the tv trade too together with his highly effective performances in Isthi Kutum, Jol Nupur and Andarmahal. Director Kaushik Ganguly bereaved on the massive loss and shared, “It is a personal loss for me.” The actor left behind two daughters, well-known Bollywood actress Swastika Mukherjee and costume designer Ajopa Mukherjee.

Swastika would usually take to social media and post lovely moments along with her father. In truth, her Twitter cowl picture additionally accommodates an exquisite second of herself and her father. Last yr, she had posted an image along with her father and spoke gushed a few selfie that she clicked with him. Therein, she had written, “Forget a selfie, my father is a camera-shy person and refuses to even pose at any point of time. However, this time, I took my family out for dinner and managed to take a selfie with him.”

Swastika with Santu Mukhopadhyay

Mukhopadhyay’s passing away got here across the unhappy information of one other large identify of the Bengali movie trade’s demise on February 18- Tapas Pal.

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