Soumitra Chatterjee

Soumitra Chatterjee's glorious presence being missed: Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on his birth anniversary

Mamata Banerjee died in November last year following an over-a-month-long battle with multiple ailments after testing positive for COVID-19.

published on : 19th January 2021

Bengal to construct 'Apur Sansar Park' named after Soumitra Chatterjee's debut film in his memory

Chatterjee had essayed the role of 'Apu' in the 1959 film which is part of the Apu trilogy directed by legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray.

published on : 28th November 2020

Soumitra Chatterjee's sketches, poems and diary jottings to be published, says daughter

The workaholic's eagerness to return to routine shoots after lockdown and musings during the lockdown period from March-end to the first week of September will be part of the publication, she said.

published on : 17th November 2020

Sharmila Tagore on her Apu: Soumitra Chatterjee a gyani and a karamveer

Writer and celebrated actor Sharmila Tagore, mourns the death of Soumitra Chatterjee (1935-2020) and remembers him as a man with an unquenchable thirst for life

published on : 16th November 2020

Bengal grieves the loss of its son, cinema lovers pay tributes to a legend 

“Soumitra Chatterjee’s death is a colossal loss to the world of cinema, cultural life of West Bengal and India. Through his work, he came to embody Bengali sensibilities, emotion and ethos.

published on : 16th November 2020

Always graceful, always great, the subliminal Soumitra Chatterjee

How does an actor play the wind? For over half a century now, cineastes have dissected the evocative opening sequence of Satyajit Ray’s Charulata (1964).

published on : 16th November 2020

Soumitra Chatterjee: A true legend, at home and the world

When Satyajit Ray’s Ghare- Baire (Home and the World), based on a Tagore novel was released in 1984, the Bengali audience was outraged.

published on : 16th November 2020

A staunch Leftist, late actor Soumitra Chatterjee spoke about socio-political issues through his roles

Unlike many celebrities, he was vocal about his views and spoke out on controversial issues such as societal intolerance and the demonetisation exercise in 2016.

published on : 15th November 2020

Bengal bids tearful farewell to Soumitra Chatterjee as veteran actor cremated with full state honours

Hundreds of people stood along both sides of the road and crowded rooftops in nearby houses to have a last look at their favourite actor.

published on : 15th November 2020

Will always remember interaction with him: Madhur Bhandarkar pays tribute to Soumitra Chatterjee

Bhandarkar shared a picture with Padma Bhushan awardee actor on his Twitter account and said that he will always remember his interaction with the soft-spoken Chatterjee during 54th National function

published on : 15th November 2020

Shared rare friendship with Soumitra Chatterjee, his loss is huge: Sharmila Tagore

He was later shifted to ICU as COVID encephalopathy set in, affecting his central nervous system and causing renal dysfunction.

published on : 15th November 2020

He will live forever through his cinema: Friends, politicians, colleagues remember Soumitra Chatterjee

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Chatterjee's death is a colossal loss to the world of cinema, cultural life of West Bengal and India.

published on : 15th November 2020

An actor par excellence whom nation revered: Rahul Gandhi condoles Soumitra Chatterjee's death

Chatterjee, 85, died at a hospital in Kolkata after an over-a-month-long battle with multiple ailments.

published on : 15th November 2020

Mamata Banerjee, Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar condole Soumitra Chatterjee's death

Banerjee said Chatterjee was a "fighter" who will be celebrated for his works and his death has delivered an irreparable blow to the film fraternity of the country.

published on : 15th November 2020

Soumitra Chatterjee will continue to inspire young generations: BJP president Nadda

The thespian is survived by his wife Deepa Chatterjee, daughter Poulomi Basu and son Sougata Chatterjee.

published on : 15th November 2020
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