Buddhadeb Dasgupta passes away: PM Modi, Mamata Banerjee and several other leaders condole his demise

Bengali filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta passed away in Kolkata at the age of 77. It is a major loss for Indian cinema.

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New Delhi: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has expressed deep sorrow on the demise of filmmaker, thinker and poet Buddhadeb Dasgupta.

In a tweet, Prime Minister said: “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.”

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also condoled his death.

In a Tweet, she said, “Saddened at the passing away of eminent filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta. Through his works, he infused lyricism into the language of cinema. His death comes as a great loss for the film fraternity. Condolences to his family, colleagues and admirers.”

Legendary Bengali filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta died at the age of 77 this morning, June 10, of age-related complications. He was in his South Kolkata residence when he breathed his last.

As per reports, Buddhadeb Dasgupta was ill and was on dialysis for a while. He had also been suffering from kidney disease. He died in his sleep at 8 in the morning.

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