Renowned Bengali Filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta no more
National Award-winning Bengali Filmmaker and poet Buddhadeb Dasgupta passed away on Thursday at his South Kolkata residence. Dasgupta was battling kidney and age-related ailments and was undergoing treatment for the same. He was 77.
On the work front, the renowned filmmaker honored with the National film award for Best Direction for his films Uttara and Swapner Din. While his films Bagh Bahadur, Charachar, Lal Darja, Mondo Meyer Upakhya and Kaalpurush were honored with the National Awards for Best Film. His film Dooratwa and Tahader Katha also received the National Awards for Best Feature Film in Bengali.
Buddhadeb also contributed Bengali poems like Gobhir Araley, Himjog, Chhaata Kahini, Roboter Gaan, and Coffin Kimba Suitcase among others.