National Award-winning filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta passes away at the age of 77

National Award-winning filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta passes away at the age of
Buddhadeb Dasgupta

The National Award-winning filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta passed away on Thursday (10th June) morning at the age of 77. He had been suffering from a physical illness for few months and he couldn't walk well. He was suffering from kidney problems for few months. He had been on dialysis for a long time. He was found dead on Thursday morning when his wife went to wake him up. He died in his sleep.

From Tollywood Stars to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, everyone has mourned the sudden death of the legendary filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote 'Saddened at the passing away of eminent filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta. Through his works, he infused lyricism into the language of cinema.  His death comes as a great loss for the film fraternity. Condolences to his family, colleagues, and admirers'

Actor Jeet wrote on Twitter expressing grief over the sudden death of Buddhadeb Dasgupta 'A great loss for the fraternity. Your work will be missed & cherished'

Apart from being a director, Buddhadeb Dasgupta was also a poet and screenplay writer by profession. Buddhadeb Dasgupta has won National Award two times for Uttara and Swapner Din. He made his first directional debut with a shorts film titled Samayer Kache in 1968. He made his full-length film with Dooratwa in 1978. Five of his films have won National Award and they are  Bagh Bahadur (1989), Charachar (1993), Lal Darja (1997), Mondo Meyer Upakhyan (2002), and Kaalpurush (2008). Read More

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