- Manu Mukherjee died of cardiac arrest
- He died in Kolkata on Sunday
- He is survived by spouse and two daughters
Veteran Bengali actor Manu Mukherjee died in Kolkata on Sunday following a cardiac arrest, relations mentioned. He was 90. He is survived by spouse and two daughters. Manu Mukherjee, who had began his movie profession with Mrinal Sen’s Nil Akasher Niche (1958), earned plaudits together with his roles in Satyajit Ray’s Joy Baba Felunath and Ganashatru. He had additionally acquired important appreciation for his actin prowess in youngsters’s fantasy movie Patalghar’.
Mourning his dying, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted, “Saddened at the passing away of veteran theatre and film actor Manu Mukherjee. We conferred on him the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Tele-Samman Awards 2015. My condolences to his family, colleagues and admirers.”
West Bengal Motion Pictures Artists’ Forum, of which Manu Mukherjee was an lively member, additionally condoled his dying. Director Atanu Ghosh, actors Sujan Nil Mukherjee and Saswata Chatterjee had been amongst those that took to social media to fondly bear in mind their affiliation with him.
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