Deepa Chatterjee, the spouse of legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, died at a Kolkata hospital on Sunday morning, her household mentioned. Deepa who was 83 years outdated was admitted to the hospital on March 31.
In an announcement, Paulami Bose revealed that her mom Deepa Chatterjee was admitted to a hospital in Kolkata’s Beleghata due to deteriorating well being and knowledgeable that she died final night time on account of kidney failure: “Maa breathed her final round 2:55 am. She died of kidney failure,” information company PTI quoted her as saying. Deepa Chatterjee had reportedly been battling diabetes for the previous 45 years.
Chatting with Calcutta Instances, Paulami Bose mentioned her mom misplaced the zeal to stay after the demise of Soumitra Chatterjee in November final 12 months. In a heart-wrenching assertion, Paulami Bose informed CT: “After Bapi (dad Soumitra Chatterjee) left us in November, maa misplaced the desire to stay. She saved on telling us, ‘Please let me go now’.”
Deepa was a badminton champion. She had additionally acted in movies like ‘Durga’ and ‘Bilombito Loy’. She additionally appeared in Catherine Berge’s documentary on Soumitra Chatterjee’s profession titled Gaach (1998). She married Soumitra in 1960.
Soumitra Chatterjee, a a number of award-winning actor, died in November final 12 months following an extended battle with numerous illnesses after testing optimistic for COVID-19. He was 85 years outdated. The actor’s funeral was held with gun salute and was attended by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee together with a number of in style personalities from the Bengali movie business.
-with PTI inputs