Late actor Soumitra Chatterjee's wife Deepa passes away aged 83 in Kolkata

Deepa Chatterjee, a badminton champion, had also acted in films like Durga and Bilombito Loy.

Press Trust of India April 04, 2021 15:40:28 IST
Late actor Soumitra Chatterjee's wife Deepa passes away aged 83 in Kolkata

Deepa Chatterjee, the wife of legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, died at a city hospital on Sunday, her family said.

"Maa breathed her last around 2:55 am. She died of kidney failure," her daughter Poulomi Bose said.

Deepa, 83, was admitted to the hospital on 31 March.

Soumitra Chatterjee, a multiple award-winning actor, died in November last year following a long battle with various ailments after testing positive for COVID-19 .

Deepa, a badminton champion who had also acted in films like Durga and Bilombito Loy, married Soumitra in 1960.

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