National Award-winning Filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta Passes Away At 77

A number of Nationwide Award-winning Bengali filmmaker and famend poet Buddhadeb Dasgupta handed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday round 6 a.m. at his South Kolkata residence. He was 77.

Dasgupta was battling kidney and age-related illnesses for fairly a while and present process remedy for a similar.

Mourning his demise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, Anguished by the demise of Shri Buddhadeb Dasgupta. His numerous works struck a chord with all sections of society. He was additionally an eminent thinker and poet. My ideas are along with his household and several other admirers on this time of grief. Om Shanti.”


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted, “Saddened on the passing away of eminent filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta. By his works, he infused lyricism into the language of cinema. His loss of life comes as a terrific loss for the movie fraternity. Condolences to his household, colleagues and admirers.”

“Deeply saddened to listen to in regards to the demise of Buddhadeb Dasgupta. He was an eminent filmmaker & his loss of life comes as a terrific loss for the movie fraternity. My condolences to his household, colleagues and numerous admirers,” posted state Transport Minister Firhad Hakim.

Dasgupta was honoured with the Nationwide Movie Award for Finest Route for his movies “Uttara” and “Swapner Din”, whereas his movies “Bagh Bahadur”, “Charachar”, “Lal Darja”, “Mondo Meyer Upakhyan” and “Kaalpurush” have been honoured with the Nationwide Award for Finest Movie.


Aside from this, two of his movies, “Dooratwa” and “Tahader Katha”, obtained the Nationwide Movie Award for Finest Characteristic Movie in Bengali.

Dasgupta additionally made vital contribution to the world of Bengali poetry. His notable works embrace “Gobhir Araley”, “Himjog”, “Chhaata Kahini”, “Roboter Gaan”, and “Coffin Kimba Suitcase” amongst others.

His demise has left the movie business, his associates, followers and cinema lovers in shock, who’ve expressed condolence on social media.


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