Mumbai: ‘Rajnigandha’ and ‘Chitchor’ fame legendary director Basu Chatterjee no extra. He handed away on Thrusday in Mumbai, following age-related illnesses. He was 90 years.
Basu died in his sleep at his Santacruz residence.
Filmmaker and Indian Movie & TV Administrators’ Affiliation president Ashoke Pandit took to Twitter to share the information.
“I am extremely grieved to inform you all the demise of Legendary Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee ji. His last rites will be performed today at Santacruz creamation at 2 pm. It’s a great loss to the industry. Will miss you Sir,” tweeted Pandit.
I’m extraordinarily grieved to tell you all of the demise of Legendary Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee ji . His final rites might be carried out in the present day at Santacruz creamation at 2 pm.
It’s an incredible loss to the business.
Will miss you Sir. #RIPBasuChaterjee. pic.twitter.com/wxjpg6SDgg
— Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) June 4, 2020
Indian Movie & TV Administrators’ Affiliation additionally took to twitter to condole the demise of the legendary filmmaker.
IFTDA mourned the demise of veteran filmmaker Basu Chatterjee. “A Master of Humour who delved into social and moral issues through his films. We pray to the almighty to bless his noble soul & give courage to his family to bear the irreplaceable loss,” tweeted IFTDA.
IFTDA mourns the demise of Legendary Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee.A Grasp of Humour who delved into social and ethical points by his movies.We pray to the almighty to bless his noble soul & give braveness to his household to bear the irreplaceable loss. pic.twitter.com/SS946bnpbp
— Iftda India (@DirectorsIFTDA) June 4, 2020
A few of his best-known works are “Us Paar”, “Chitchor”, “Piya Ka Ghar”, “Khatta Meetha” and “Baton Baton Mein”.
Chatterjee was awarded Nationwide Movie Award for Finest Movie on Household Welfare, He additionally helmed two iconic TV serials of early Doordarshan days – Byomkesh Bakshi and Rajani.
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