Veteran Bengali Actress Suchitra Sen Passes Away

Published: 17th January 2014 09:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th January 2014 09:37 AM   |  A+A-

Actress Suchitra Sen today passed away after suffering a massive heart attack.

After having stabilised for the last 2-3 days, the condition of the 82-year-old actress had started deteriorating since last night and in the morning she suffered a heart attack, the doctors said. 

The actress was being given non-invasive BIPAP regularly since last night.      

Sen was admitted to Belle Vue Clinic on December 23 following a respiratory tract infection. Later she was treated in a private Intensive Treatment Unit for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.    

Led by Dr Subrata Maitra, a medical board was formed to monitor the health of its star patient around-the-clock.      

Sen, who has been living the life of a recluse in a south Kolkata apartment, has starred in memorable Hindi films like 'Devdas', and 'Aandhi' and 'Saat Paake Bandha', 'Agnipariksha', 'Saptapadi' and 'Deep Jwele Jai' in Bengali. 

(Inputs from PTI)


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