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Congress leader and WBPCC chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury addresses a dharna to protest against Central Government over the newly passed farm laws and attack on Dalit women, in Kolkata.(PTI)

‘TMC govt did ‘cheap politics’ with Soumitra Chatterjee’s body’, alleges Cong’s Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 02:41 PM IST
Actor Soumitra Chatterjee was cremated with full state honours. As his body wastaken to Keoratala crematorium thousands of people, including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and senior Left leaders, walked in a procession.
The doodle shows late actor Soumitra Chatterjee’s different roles played on screen.(Facebook/Amul)
The doodle shows late actor Soumitra Chatterjee’s different roles played on screen.(Facebook/Amul)

‘Apaar Sansar’: Amul pays heartfelt tribute to iconic Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 09:21 PM IST
The heartening tribute to Soumitra Chatterjee may leave you misty-eyed too.
When Soumitra Chatterjee passed away, actress Aparna Sen lamented that “Bengal’s cultural sky had lost its brightest star”.(HTPhoto)
When Soumitra Chatterjee passed away, actress Aparna Sen lamented that “Bengal’s cultural sky had lost its brightest star”.(HTPhoto)

Soumitra Chatterjee: An extraordinary star rooted in the ordinary

By Shohini Ghosh
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 05:58 AM IST
He played characters that lived close to our lives. Shyam Benegal had identified this as the actor’s special talent; his ability to become someone recognisable, thereby offering to the audience an extraordinarily intimate level of identification.
Hrithik Roshan shared a fan video on his action scenes while Sharmila Tagore mourned the loss of Soumitra Chatterjee.
Hrithik Roshan shared a fan video on his action scenes while Sharmila Tagore mourned the loss of Soumitra Chatterjee.

Hrithik Roshan shares fan edit of his action scenes to Chikni Chameli, Sharmila Tagore remembers Soumitra Chatterjee

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 12:54 PM IST
Here are the top 5 entertainment news stories of the day: Hrithik Roshan shared a fan video of his action scenes from his films edited to the song Chikni Chameli. Sharmila Tagore, who had worked in many films with Soumitra Chatterjee, shared her thoughts of him.
Soumitra Chatterjee and Sharmila Tagore made their acting debut with Satyajit Ray’s Apur Sansar.
Soumitra Chatterjee and Sharmila Tagore made their acting debut with Satyajit Ray’s Apur Sansar.

Soumitra Chatterjee: Sharmila Tagore says after Tiger Pataudi, he was one of her oldest friends, Amitabh Bachchan mourns loss

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 09:11 AM IST
Iconic Indian actor Soumitra Chatterjee’s death was mourned by Sharmila Tagore and Amitabh Bachchan. Sharmila spoke of their special bond as they had begun their careers together.
A large crowd, with several carrying portraits of Soumitra Chatterjee on Sunday, takes part in the funeral procession of the actor who passed away aged 85 in Kolkata.(Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)
A large crowd, with several carrying portraits of Soumitra Chatterjee on Sunday, takes part in the funeral procession of the actor who passed away aged 85 in Kolkata.(Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

Communist by faith, actor Soumitra Chatterjee was critical of BJP, Left and Congress

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee
PUBLISHED ON NOV 16, 2020 12:55 AM IST
Often referred to as a renaissance man by Bengal’s intellectuals, Soumitra Chatterjee was not a member of any political party but believed in communist ideology and occasionally wrote for the mouthpieces of the West Bengal CPI(M), including Ganashakti, a daily.
Chatterjee, 85, was admitted to the hospital on October 6 after he tested positive for Covid-19.(Wikimedia Commons)
Chatterjee, 85, was admitted to the hospital on October 6 after he tested positive for Covid-19.(Wikimedia Commons)

He will live forever through his cinema: Friends, politicians and industry colleagues remember Soumitra Chatterjee

Kolkata/Mumbai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 05:24 PM IST
A great cultural icon, a loyal friend and a cerebral personality with varied interests is how politicians, colleagues and fans of his cinema remembered legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who died in a Kolkata hospital on Sunday.
Soumitra Chatterjee (L) with Sourav Ganguly(Twitter/Sourav Ganguly)
Soumitra Chatterjee (L) with Sourav Ganguly(Twitter/Sourav Ganguly)

Sourav Ganguly mourns Soumitra Chatterjee’s demise, says ‘You have done so much, can rest in peace’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 05:11 PM IST
Sourav Ganguly, one of the city’s most famous sporting icons, had his fare share of moments with Chatterjee during the shooting of ‘Dadagiri’ - a Bengali quiz show hosted by the former India captain.
Soumitra Chatterjee died on November 15 in Kolkata after contracting Covid encephalopathy.(Kunal Patil/HT Archive)
Soumitra Chatterjee died on November 15 in Kolkata after contracting Covid encephalopathy.(Kunal Patil/HT Archive)

‘Apu said goodbye’: Film celebs, politicians bid farewell to Soumitra Chatterjee

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 06:16 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind to actors Richa Chadha, Randeep Hooda have paid online tributes to late actor Soumitra Chatterjee.
Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee in an event at ICCR in Kokata, West Bengal, India on July 11, 2011 (Photo by Samir Jana/HT Archive)
Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee in an event at ICCR in Kokata, West Bengal, India on July 11, 2011 (Photo by Samir Jana/HT Archive)

‘Indian cinema has lost a legend’: President Kovind condoles Soumitra Chatterjee’s death

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 03:33 PM IST
The legendary actor, known primarily for his work in Bengali films, passed away on Sunday at the age of 85. He had collaborated with iconic director Satyajit Ray in more than a dozen films.
The actor breathed his last at Belle Vue Hospital in Kolkata.(PTI)
The actor breathed his last at Belle Vue Hospital in Kolkata.(PTI)

‘Feluda is no more, film world in Bengal has been orphaned’: Mamata Banerjee mourns Soumitra Chatterjee’s demise

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 15, 2020 03:17 PM IST
Soumitra Chatterjee was admitted to the hospital on October 6 after he tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). He was later shifted to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) as Covid encephalopathy set in, affecting his central nervous system and causing renal dysfunction.
Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee died in Kolkata on Sunday.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee died in Kolkata on Sunday.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

‘Soumitra Chatterjee’s death colossal loss to world of cinema’: PM Modi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 03:03 PM IST
Soumitra Chatterjee was admitted to Belle Vue hospital on October 6 after he tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). He was later shifted to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) as Covid encephalopathy set in.
Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee in conversation with Sharmila Tagore. He and Tagore had made their debuts in Ray’s film in year 1959(ANI File Photo)
Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee in conversation with Sharmila Tagore. He and Tagore had made their debuts in Ray’s film in year 1959(ANI File Photo)

‘Lost a family member’: Satyajit Ray’s son pays tribute to Soumitra Chatterjee

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 02:37 PM IST
Chatterjee made his debut in 1959 with Apur Sansar, the third in Ray’s internationally recognised Apu Trilogy, as the husband of another debutant, 15-year-old Sharmila Tagore.
Fondly called Pulu, a nickname the Chatterjees found apt for the naughty boy who would run around the family’s home at Krishnanagar in Nadia district, Soumitra showed the first signs of a performer among the four siblings at a rather tender age.(HT ARCHIVES.)
Fondly called Pulu, a nickname the Chatterjees found apt for the naughty boy who would run around the family’s home at Krishnanagar in Nadia district, Soumitra showed the first signs of a performer among the four siblings at a rather tender age.(HT ARCHIVES.)

End of an era: Soumitra Chatterjee, Ray’s all-time favourite protagonist in iconic films will live on

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 02:08 PM IST
Most of the great actors with whom Chatterjee shared screen space - Chhabi Biswas, Uttam Kumar, Utpal Dutta and Subhendu Chatterjee to name just a few - passed away over the decades. Chatterjee was the last male face of what the veterans often referred to as the golden age.
Actor Soumitra Chatterjee has died in Kolkata. of Covid encephalopathy.
Actor Soumitra Chatterjee has died in Kolkata. of Covid encephalopathy.

Soumitra Chatterjee, the doyen of Bangla cinema, dies at the age of 85

By Tanmay Chatterjee, Kolkata
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 01:27 PM IST
Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee has died in Kolkata at the age of 85 from Covid encephalopathy. With his death, it is curtains on the golden era of cinema in Bengal.
Soumitra Chatterjee was admitted to hospital on October 6, 2020.
Soumitra Chatterjee was admitted to hospital on October 6, 2020.

Soumitra Chatterjee’s condition worsens, doctor says ‘nothing less than miracle can get him out of this situation’

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 09:35 AM IST
Legendary actor Sounmitra Chatterjee’s health deteriorated on Saturday, say doctors attending to him in a Kolkata hospital. The actor is reportedly on a number of different life support systems.
Soumitra Chatterjee’s condition has deteriorated further since he underwent his first plasmapheresis procedure on Thursday.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Soumitra Chatterjee’s condition has deteriorated further since he underwent his first plasmapheresis procedure on Thursday.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Actor Soumitra Chatterjee in critical state

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent | Posted by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 09:18 PM IST
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winning veteran actor was hospitalised on October 6 after he tested positive for Covid-19
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner was admitted on October 6 after he tested positive for Covid-19. Chatterjee tested negative on October 14 but his neurological system was affected by Covid encephalopathy.(HT PHOTO.)
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner was admitted on October 6 after he tested positive for Covid-19. Chatterjee tested negative on October 14 but his neurological system was affected by Covid encephalopathy.(HT PHOTO.)

Actor Soumitra Chatterjee undergoes first plasmapheresis; has fever but stable

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 11:38 AM IST
Plasmapheresis is a process in which the plasma is separated from the blood cells for two purposes. The plasma is either replaced or treated and injected back into the body.
Soumitra Chatterjee’s health condition has drastically worsened over the past two weeks.(Kunal Patil/HT File Photo)
Soumitra Chatterjee’s health condition has drastically worsened over the past two weeks.(Kunal Patil/HT File Photo)

Actor Soumitra Chatterjee stable but his kidney functions affected: Doctors

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 11:17 AM IST
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner (85) was admitted to the hospital on October 6 after he tested Covid-19 positive. He tested Covid-19 negative on October 14, but his neurological system was affected because of the infection.
Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee during interview at Ravindra Natya Mandir in Mumbai.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee during interview at Ravindra Natya Mandir in Mumbai.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee undergoes vascular surgery; internal bleeding stopped

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 12:20 AM IST
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner was admitted on October 6 after he tested positive for Covid-19.
Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee during interview at Ravindra Natya Mandir in Mumbai.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee during interview at Ravindra Natya Mandir in Mumbai.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

‘Losing ground’: Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee’s condition worsens, say doctors

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 11:50 PM IST
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner was admitted on October 6 after he tested positive for Covid-19.
Soumitra Chatterjee is recovering at a Kolkata hospital.
Soumitra Chatterjee is recovering at a Kolkata hospital.

Soumitra Chatterjee given blood transfusion to control drop in haemoglobin count

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India | Published by Ruchi Kaushal
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 09:15 PM IST
Soumitra Chatterjee’s haemoglobin had dropped due to internal bleeding post which blood transfusion was done to control the drop, as told by the doctors at the Kolkata hospital where the 85-year-old is admitted since more than three weeks.
File photo: Soumitra Chatterjee during interview at Ravindra Natya Mandir in Mumbai.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
File photo: Soumitra Chatterjee during interview at Ravindra Natya Mandir in Mumbai.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Doctors fighting against time to revive Soumitra Chatterjee

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 10:03 AM IST
Soumitra Chatterjee, 85, had to be hospitalised on October 6 after testing positive for Covid-19. He has been in the ICU for more than 20 days and on ventilator support since October 26.
Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee.(HT archive)
Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee.(HT archive)

Marginal improvement in actor Soumitra Chatterjee’s health, say doctors

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Sen Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 09:43 AM IST
Chatterjee had tested Covid-19 positive on October 6. He was admitted to the hospital and has been on ventilator support since Monday afternoon
Soumitra Chatterjee.(HT Archive)
Soumitra Chatterjee.(HT Archive)

Actor Soumitra Chatterjee putting up a very strong fight: Doctors

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 10:23 AM IST
Chatterjee, 85, tested positive for Covid-19 on October 6. He was hospitalised in Kolkata and put on ventilator support on Monday afternoon after he developed secondary infections, including pneumonia
Soumitra Chatterjee.(HT Archive)
Soumitra Chatterjee.(HT Archive)

Actor Soumitra Chatterjee’s heath continues to be critical but stable

Hindustan times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sameer
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 11:15 AM IST
Chatterjee, 85, tested positive for Covid-19 on October 6. He was hospitalised in Kolkata and put on ventilator support on Monday afternoon
Actor Soumitra Chatterjee.(HT Archive)
Actor Soumitra Chatterjee.(HT Archive)

Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee’s health deteriorates further

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Joydeep Thakur
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 11:51 AM IST
The octogenarian actor, who had tested positive for Covid-19 on October 6, had to be put on the ventilator on Monday afternoon
Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee before press conference of Bengali film Rupkatha Noy.(Samir Jana/Hindustan Times)
Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee before press conference of Bengali film Rupkatha Noy.(Samir Jana/Hindustan Times)

Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee put on ventilator; dropping platelet count worries doctors

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 12:01 AM IST
The octagenarian actor had tested positive for Covid-19 on October 6 and has been hospitalised at a Kolkata hospital since then.
Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee before press conference of Bengali film Rupkatha Noy.(Samir Jana/Hindustan Times)
Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee before press conference of Bengali film Rupkatha Noy.(Samir Jana/Hindustan Times)

Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee’s condition deteriorates, may be given ventilation support

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 12:04 AM IST
The award-winning actor was admitted at a private hospital in south Kolkata 20 days ago after he tested positive for Covid-19.
Soumitra Chatterjee had been admitted to hospital on October 6.
Soumitra Chatterjee had been admitted to hospital on October 6.

Soumitra Chatterjee ‘not responding to treatment’, doctors contemplating ‘some tough calls’

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 09:59 AM IST
Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee isn’t responding to treatment, the doctor in charge has said. “Some tough calls” are being contemplated.
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