Veteran Bengali actress Suchitra Sen passes away
Reclusive Bengali screen goddess Suchitra Sen, who had bewitched generations of filmbuffs with her grace and beauty, died at a Kolkata nursing home Friday following a massive cardiac arrest, attending doctor Subir Mondal said
The 82-year old actress, under treatment for the last 26 days following serious respiratory problems, breathed her last at 8:25 am, Mondal said.
A widow, Suchitra left behind her daughter Moon Moon and grand daughters Riya and Raima - all three having taken up acting as a career.
Sen, who has been living the life of a recluse in a south Kolkata apartment, has starred in memorable Hindi films like 'Devdas', and 'Aandhi' and 'Saat Paake Bandha', 'Agnipariksha', 'Saptapadi' and 'Deep Jwele Jai' in Bengali.