Legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen is dead

Indo Asian News Service

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Reclusive Bengali screen goddess Suchitra Sen, who had bewitched generations of filmbuffs with her grace and beauty, died at a Kolkata nursing home Friday following a massive cardiac arrest, attending doctor Subir Mondal said.

The 82-year old actress, under treatment at the Belle Vue Clnic for the last 26 days following serious respiratory problems, breathed her last at 8.25 a.m., Mondal told IANS.

A widow, Suchitra left behind her daughter Moon Moon and grand daughters Riya and Raima - all three having taken up acting as a career.