Aamir Khan Mourns The Demise Of Soumitra Chatterjee
Superstar Aamir Khan mourns the demise of veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee and extended his condolences to his family and fans.
Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee breathed his last in a Kolkata hospital on Sunday. He was 85. Soumitra was admitted to the hospital after he tested positive for COVID-19 on October 6.
Aamir Khan took to his social media and expressed, “Indian Cinema has lost one of its leading lights. My heartfelt condolences to Soumitraji’s family, and to all his fans. His work will continue to bring joy to all of us. RIP Shri Soumitra Chatterjee”
Chatterjee was cremated with full state honours in Kolkata on the evening of 15 November. The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also joined the procession and walked the distance from Rabindra Sadan to the Keortala crematorium.
The legend, known for his collaborations with Satyajit Ray, was a recipient of the Padma Bhushan, Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, besides winning three National Film Awards.