Suchitra Sen, a maestro Bengali singer who done her entrance with Shesh Kothaay in 1952 and had a 25 year career, upheld divided during a sanatorium in Kolkata this morning. She was hospitalised a few weeks ago when she complained of breathlessness and subsequently, she upheld divided this morning after she had a cardiac arrest. Her daughter, singer Moon Moon Sen and her granddaughters Riya and Raima Sen were with her in a sanatorium during a time of her death.
Though her initial film was Shesh Kothaay, a film was never released. The following year, she was seen in a Nirmal Dey film that co-starred Suchitra and Uttam Singh. This film was a vital strike and it launched a dual as a heading span in Bengali cinema.
In 1955, she played a iconic purpose of Paro in Bimal Roy’s Devdas, for which, she won her initial Best Actress Award. Later, she went on to win a Best Actress Award during a Moscow Film Festival, apropos a initial Indian lady to win an general award.
Uttar Falguni, Deep Jwele Jaai and Khamoshi were some of her iconic films.
She came underneath debate when she refused to accept a Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2005; that deprived her of a title. May her essence rest in peace…