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Kolkata: Bengali actor Santu Mukhopadhyay passes away

Kolkata: Bengali actor Santu Mukhopadhyay passes away

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 11 Mar 2020, 06:21 pm

Kolkata/IBNS: Veteran Bengali film and TV actor Santu Mukhopadhyay, passed away on Wednesday late evening at his Kolkata residence, reports said. He was 69.

Santu Mukhopadhyay, who was the father of actress Swastika Mukherjee and played the role of a leading actor in several movies in the 1970s till 1990s, was undergoing treatment for cancer for the last few months.

Born on Jan 17 in 1951, he made his film debut at the age of 24 with Tapan Singh directed Bengali movie 'Raja' in 1975.

He played important roles in several films and TV serials as well as mega-serials till recent times.

Mukhopadhyay is survived by two daughters, Swastika Mukherjee and Ajapa Mukherjee.