Legendary filmmaker Basu Chatterjee passes away at 90

Last updated on Jun 04, 2020, 03:25 pm
Legendary filmmaker Basu Chatterjee passes away at 90

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'It's a great loss to the industry'

Indian Film & TV Directors' Association President Ashoke Pandit tweeted the unfortunate news. He wrote, "I am extremely grieved to inform you all of the demise of Legendary Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee ji... It's a great loss to the industry. Will miss you Sir. (sic)"

Films

Chatterjee made his debut with 'Sara Akash' in 1969

Middle cinema

He was among the trailblazers of "middle cinema"

Television

For TV, he directed 'Rajani' and 'Byomkesh Bakshi'

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Chatterjee is survived by two daughters

"I belonged to a middle-class family. That's the life I know. That's why there was nothing larger-than-life about my films," Chatterjee had once said. He is survived by two daughters, Sonali Bhattacharya and Rupali Guha.

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The country mourns the loss of a legend

PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi mourned the loss

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Saddened, tweeted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

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A sad loss, penned Amitabh Bachchan

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Anil Kapoor, protagonist of 'Chameli Ki Shaadi', tweeted his feelings

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