The funeral of Bollywood actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who passed away due to coronavirus, was held recently despite quarantine procedures. However, death came as a shock to Bollywood.
Many artists, including Amitabh, Aamir, and Mohanlal, have expressed their condolences over the death of Soumitra Chatterjee.
Popular actor Soumitra Chatterjee breathed her last at a hospital in Kolkata last Sunday. He was 85 years old at the time of his death.
Soumitra was hospitalized on October 6 with a positive COVID-19.
He has won the Padma Bhushan, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the Sangeet Natak Academy Award, and three National Film Awards.
Born on January 19, 1935, Soumitra Chatterjee studied acting with Ahindra Chowdhury, a well-known dramatist. After his initial rejection of Apu's character, Chatterjee made his acting debut in Satyajit Ray's Apoor Sansar (1959). The duo later joined forces to work on fourteen films, including Abhijan, Charulata, Kapurush, Aranyer Din Ratri, Ashani Sanket, Sonar Kella, and Joi Baba Felunath.
However, many Bollywood superstars have expressed their condolences over his death.
"I fell in love with Soumitra very much," she said on her Instagram account. He was a good gentleman. With his demise, there will be a huge decline in the film industry. '
Aamir Khan took to Twitter to express his heartfelt condolences to Soumitra's family and all his fans for the loss of one of its leading beacons to Indian cinema.
Indian woman dancer Sharmista Mukherjee shared an old photo of Soumitra Chatterjee with her condolence message on her Instagram account
In a Twitter message, Amitabh Bachchan also said that the T3722 - Soumitra Chatterjee is a unique legend and that one of the strongest towers in the film industry has collapsed today and that he was last seen at the IFI in Kolkata. He also offered a heartfelt prayer to him at the end of his message.
He said that he was deeply saddened to learn of the demise of a popular actor and one of his favorite people, Soumitra Chatterjee and that he too had learned a lot from his amazing talent and craft. He also mentions Om Shanthi at the end of his message.