A file {photograph} of Soumitra Chatterjee. (Picture courtesy: mollywood.matinee)


  • Soumitra Chatterjee was hospitalised on Monday
  • He’s present process therapy for COVID-19
  • Mamata Banerjee known as to investigate after his well being on Monday

New Delhi:

Legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who was admitted to the Belle Vue hospital in Kolkata earlier this week, after he examined constructive for coronavirus, is secure now and “didn’t expertise any rise in his physique temperature,” an official from the hospital advised information company PTI on Wednesday. “We’re holding a detailed watch on him. He’s fantastic as of now,” added the official. Soumitra Chatterjee took a check for the coronavirus on Monday and received admitted to the hospital after the outcomes arrived. West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee known as to investigate after Mr Chatterjee’s well being on Monday. She later posted a tweet the identical day, praying for the movie veteran’s speedy restoration.

Mamata Banerjee, posted a tweet for the legendary actor, which learn: “Involved to listen to in regards to the veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee testing constructive for COVID19. Praying for his speedy restoration and good well being.”

In his six-decade lengthy movie profession, Soumitra Chatterjee has acted in among the most interesting Bengali movies like Apur Sansar, the final of the Apu Trilogy, and Sakha Prasakha. He additionally featured in plenty of movies by iconic filmmakers like Mrinal Sen, Tapan Sinha.

The 85-year-old thespian, who has featured in 14 movies by Satyajit Ray. He’s additionally a recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. He made his debut in Satyajit Ray’s 1959 movie Apur Sansar. The enduring duo additionally made movies comparable to Charulata, Devi, Teen Kanya, Ghare Baire, and Ganashatru to call a number of.

Apart from his iconic filmography, Soumitra Chatterjee has contributed in direction of artwork in lots of kinds. He’s additionally a thespian, a poet, a author, editor and an elocutionist.

(With inputs from PTI)

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