Bengali film actor Partha Mukhopadhyay passes away

Dec 26, 2017, 11:05 IST | PTI

Veteran actor Partha Mukhopadhyay, who had acted in many Bengali classics, died of cardiac arrest at a city hospital here today

Veteran actor Partha Mukhopadhyay, who had acted in many Bengali classics, died of cardiac arrest at a city hospital here today. He was 70. He was suffering from kidney problems and was admitted to the hospital on November 22, a family member said. He is survived by wife. Mukhopadhyay had portrayed a number of roles in classics like Atithi, Balika Badhu, Amar Prithivi, Baghbandir Khela, Agniswar and had made his mark as a character actor in 1970s and 1980s.

He had the distinction of having acted in films helmed by renowned directors such as Tapan Sinha, Tarun Majumdar and Goutam Ghosh. The actor had also earned praise from matinee idol Uttam Kumar for his role in Agniswar (1975). West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed grief on his demise and recalled his contribution to the Bengali film industry. "My deepest condolences to the members of his family at this hour of grief," she said.

His body was taken from the South Kolkata hospital to his residence and then to Technicians' Studio where members of film industry paid last respect.

Catch up on all the latest entertainment news and gossip here.

Download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get updates on all the latest and trending stories on the go

Trending Video

DISCLAIMER: mid-day and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

Watch video: 'Wanted' actor Inder Kumar passes away

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK