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Filmmaker extraordinaire Basu Chatterjee passes away

A brilliant storyteller who transformed narratives about middle class families, love and relationships to perfection for the big screen, Basu Chatterjee’s name has several accolades to it. The filmmaker is know for his directorial ventures like Choti Si Baat, Swami, Rajnigandha and many more. He’s also written celebrated works like Kamla Ki Maut, Chitchor and Sara Akash. 

Basu Chatterjee

Suffering from an age-related illness, the legendary filmmaker breathed his last today at 93. Breaking the news of his sad demise, Indian Film and TV Directors’ association president, Ashoke Pandit tweeted, “I am extremely grieved to inform you all the demise of Legendary Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee ji . His last rites will be performed today at Santacruz cremation at 2 pm. It’s a great loss to the industry. Will miss you Sir. #RIPBasuChaterjee.”

Basu Chatterjee

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