Legendary Bengali filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta dies at 77, PM Modi condoles death

   By Power Corridors ,  10-Jun-2021
Legendary Bengali filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta dies at 77, PM Modi condoles death

The National Award-winning director was having kidney ailments for a long time and undergoing dialysis twice a week regularly, family members said

Eminent film director Buddhadeb Dasgupta died at his residence here early on Thursday due to old-age related ailments, family members said. He was 77.

Dasgupta is survived by his wife and two daughters from his previous marriage.

The National Award-winning director was having kidney ailments for a long time and undergoing dialysis twice a week regularly, family members said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to condole Buddhadeb Dasgupta's death. "Anguished by the demise of Shri Buddhadeb Dasgupta. His diverse works struck a chord with all sections of society. He was also an eminent thinker and poet. My thoughts are with his family and several admirers in this time of grief. Om Shanti (sic)," he tweeted.

Anguished by the demise of Shri Buddhadeb Dasgupta. His diverse works struck a chord with all sections of society. He was also an eminent thinker and poet. My thoughts are with his family and several admirers in this time of grief. Om Shanti.

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 10, 2021

Condoling his death, filmmaker Goutam Ghosh said, "Buddha da was making films, writing articles and active despite failing health. He had directed Tope and Urojahaz even when he was not well. It is a great loss for all of us."






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