Yesterday came news of the cinematic world losing one of its eminent personalities, as legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee died after his prolonged illness. Breathing his last at the age of 85 in Kolkata he was hospitalized for 40 days and was reported of being critical since Friday, followed by which he passed away on Sunday. The actor was reported not responding to medical treatment and his health being deteriorated by Kolkata's Belle Vue Hospital’s doctor Arindam Kher.
This sad news got Bollywood celebs such as Aamir Khan, Rajkummar Rao, Sayani Gupta, filmmaker Onir and more mourning the death of the legend and paying their last tribute. Aamir Khan just a couple of minutes ago taking to his Twitter account wrote, “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”
Check out rest of the actors' condolence messages on the social media platform below-
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 🙏🏼
— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) November 16, 2020
T 3722 - Soumitra Chatterjee .. an iconic legend .. one of the mightiest pillars of the Film Industry, .. has fallen .. a gentle soul and abundant talent .. last met him at the IFFI in Kolkata ..
Prayers .. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/GSFYacxKCh
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) November 15, 2020
— Rajkummar Rao (@RajkummarRao) November 15, 2020
When I look at this image of these two beautiful legends of World Cinema Film Maker #SatyaitRay. And #SoumitraChatterjee, I can see a beautiful display of what a gentle intimate relationship a filmmaker shares with the actor, and the trust of an actor to be the brush . ❤️ cinema pic.twitter.com/uke2PZY7fZ
— অনির Onir اونیر ओनिर (@IamOnir) November 16, 2020
— Sayani Gupta (@sayanigupta) November 15, 2020
Deeply saddened to know about the demise of legendary actor and one of my favourite #SoumitraChatterjee. I Learnt so much from his amazingly rich talent and craft. Om Shanti!! 🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/afXsceTb3U
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) November 15, 2020
On October 6, 2020, the actor was reported to have been detected with COVID-19 and followed by being hospitalized. He was shooting for a documentary titled Abhijan helmed by Parambrata Chattopadhyay. ALSO READ: 'After Tiger Pataudi And Shashi Kapoor I’ve Lost Another Dear Friend,' Sharmila Tagore On Soumitra Chatterjee's Demise - EXCLUSIVE
— Lisa Ray (@Lisaraniray) November 15, 2020
— Mohanlal (@Mohanlal) November 15, 2020
Dr. Arindam Kher of Kolkata's Belle Vue Hospital had said, “The team of doctors including neurologist, nephrologist, cardiologist, those from critical care medicine, infection disease specialist, both from public and private sectors, every one has put their effort to get the legend back from the critical stage, but it is not working. We are very sorry to say that he is not responding at all.” ALSO READ: Bengali Actor Soumitra Chatterjee Is No More, Passes Away At 85
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