Bela Seshe Actor Swatilekha Sengupta Passes Away, Netizens Say ‘Sandip & Bimala Gone Within A Year’

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Swatilekha Sengupta Death: As the veteran actor passed away on June 16 due to a kidney ailment netizens remember Bimala from Ghare Baire directed by Satyajit Ray.

Following the death of the Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee in November 2020, most loved for his role as Sandip in Satyajit Ray’s Ghare Baire, Swatilekha Sengupta, who played Bimala in the film passed away today. Netizens are mourning the loss saying, “Sandip and Bimala gone within a year.”

Swatilekha Sengupta Death: Twitter Mourns

Filmmaker Onir  wrote, “Very sad to hear about #SwatilekhaSengupta. RIP. Was fortunate enough to work with her briefly as a producer for our film #Chauranga. Unfortunately, the desire to direct her will remain unfulfilled. Gone too soon Will remain immortalised for her performance in #GhareBhaire .

MLA Sreerupa Mitra Chowdhury tweeted, “Noted Bengali actor Swatilekha Sengupta leaves a deep void in the world of theatre. The loss is irreparable. We will miss you

Among other tweets claiming Sengupta’s death is a huge and irreplaceable loss, MLA and filmmaker Raj Chakraborty wished Sengupta’s soul to rest in peace.

Swatilekha is a recipient of Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for her contribution to Indian theatre, the actor was also part of Bela Shuru, an sequel to the acclaimed film Bela Seshe.

After the demise, Swatilekha’s daughter Sohini Sengupta said, “My mom was a great human being and artist. Her work will be remembered. brilliant student. She was a gold medalist. She helped a lot of people.”

Sengupta was being treated for kidney-related ailments at a private hospital in Kolkata. She had been in the hospital for last 24 days said her daughter. Soumitra Chatterjeea  who had a six decades-long career primarily in Bengali films, passed away on November 15 aged 85 in Kolkata.

Other users who were the admires of the actor also paid their tribute to the actor on Twitter.

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