Director Buddhadev Dasgupta passes away
India’s legendary film director Buddhadev Dasgupta died at his South Kolkata residence on Thursday. He was 77.
Dasgupta died in his sleep at around 6 in the morning. He had been suffering from kidney ailment for a long time. Dialysis was going on.
He won numerous national and international awards as filmmaker.
Although Dasgupta gained fame as a film director, he was also a pioneer in the world of words. There are several poems written by him. Notable among his books of poetry are ‘Roboter Gaan’, ‘Chhata Kaahini’ and more.
Notable films directed by him are Tahadera Kotha, Bagh Bahadur, Uttara, Charachar, Mondo Meyer Upakhyan, Kalpurush etc.