Soumitra Chatterjee (1935 – 2020)

- November 23, 2020

Illustration: Arghadeep Biswas

Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee passed away on November 15th, 2020. He was a proficient director, playwright, and poet too. Chatterjee performed in more than 300 movies and was a frequent collaborator with legendary Oscar-winning director, Satyajit Ray, transforming the face of Indian cinema with their phenomenal work. Chatterjee had starred in 14 of Ray’s films, with many receiving critical acclaim and awards.

After Ray’s demise in 1992, Chatterjee was beside himself as......

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