Multiple award winner Rituparno Ghosh has passed away at the age of 49 at his Kolkata residence this morning.
It is reported that the filmmaker suffered a huge a massive cardiac arrest. Prior to this he was being treated for pancreatitis.
Ghosh made 19 films starting with ‘Hirer Angti’ (The diamond ring) in 1994. He made ��Unishe April�۪ in the same year that went on to win the National Film Award for Best Feature Film.
Ghosh is credited for helming critically acclaimed and National award-winning films like ��Dahan�۪, ��Utsab�۪, ��Dosor�۪, ��The Last Lear�۪,�۪Shob Charitro Kalponik�۪ and ��Abohoman�۪.
The very talented filmmaker had teamed up with Aishwarya Rai for ��Chokher Bali�۪ and ��Raincoat�۪. ��Chokher Bali�۪ that also starred Prosenjit and Raima Sen won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Bengali while ��Raincoat�۪ featuring Ajay Devgn won National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi.
Ghosh was also working on ‘Satyanweshi’, a film on Byomkesh Bakshi.
Extracts from ZEE Media