Bengali director Tarun Majumdar hospitalised in Kolkata, is ‘very critical’

Bengal senior filmmaker Tarun Majumdar has been ‘very critical’ after his health deteriorated on Wednesday night. He has been admitted to SSKM State Hospital, Kolkata. About a week has passed since he was hospitalized with kidney and heart problems. (Also Read: Human relations intrigue me: Tarun Majumdar)

The 92-year-old director is closely monitored by a team of doctors. Tarun Majumdar debuted as a solo director in the film industry with Basanta Chaudhary at Alor Pipasha in 1985. Previously, his work was credited to Yatrik, a group of filmmakers including Tarun Majumdar, Dilip Mukhopadhyay and Sachin Mukherjee. The Pilgrim separated in 1963.

Balika Badhu (1976), Kuheli (1971), Sriman Prithviraj (1972), Dadar Keerthi (1980), Smriti Tuku Thak (1960), Palatak (1963) and Ganadevata (1978) are some of the best works of Tarun Majumdar. In addition, he has worked with leading actors such as Uttam Kumar, Suchitra Sen, Chhabi Biswas, Soumitra Chatterjee, Sandhya Rai and many more.

Tarun Majumdar won the Padma Shri in 1990 and won five Filmfare awards including the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2021.

(With inputs from PTI)

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