The renowned actress of Bollywood and especially of Bengali cinema, Sumita Sanyal, has passed away at the age of 71- years.
Sumita Sanyal had started her career with a Bengali film that was named ‘Khokababur Pratyabartan’. She was married to film editor Subodh Roy.
The legendary actress was a part of many hit films like ‘Anand’, ‘Guddi’, ‘Mere Apne’ and ‘Aashirwaad’. She played the lead in ‘Quhaili’, with Biswajit and Sandhya Roy as her co-stars. She also starred in the famous Bengali film ‘Sagina Mahato’, in which her co-star was Dilip Kumar.
Many from the Bengali film industry mourned at the loss of the evergreen actress. The state’s CM, Mamata Banerjee also expressed her grief over the death of Sumita Sanyal.