‘An actor par excellence whom nation revered’: Rahul condoles Soumitra Chatterjee’s death

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November 15, 2020 4:11 PM

"It's sad to hear of the demise of Dadasaheb Phalke awardee Shri Soumitra Chatterjee, an actor par excellence who the nation has revered over the years. My heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and fans," Gandhi tweeted.

Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday condoled the death of iconic Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee and said he was an actor par excellence whom the nation revered over the years. Chatterjee, 85, died at a hospital in Kolkata after over-a-month-long battle with multiple ailments.

“It’s sad to hear of the demise of Dadasaheb Phalke awardee Shri Soumitra Chatterjee, an actor par excellence who the nation has revered over the years. My heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and fans,” Gandhi tweeted.

Chatterjee is survived by wife Deepa Chatterjee, daughter Poulomi Basu and son Sougata Chatterjee.

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