He has won four national awards and five Filmfare awards during his career, including a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2021
Renowned Bengali director Tarun Majumdar died Monday morning at a public hospital in Kolkata. He was 91 years old.
The 90-year-old director suffered from kidney problems for a long time, and was admitted to hospital on June 14. His condition deteriorated late Saturday evening, and he had to be put on life support. He died around 11:15 a.m. today.
Majumdar was awarded the Padma Shri in 1990. He has won four National Awards and five Filmfare Awards during his career, including a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2021.
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Some of Majumdar’s best works include Balika Badhu (1976), Kuheli (1971), Shriman Prithviraj (1972), Dadar Kirti (1980), Smriti Tuku Thak (1960), Palatak (1963) and Ganadevata (1978). During his decades-long career, he has worked with several notable actors such as Uttam Kumar, Suchitra Sen, Chhabi Biswas, Soumitra Chatterjee and Sandhya Roy to name a few.
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