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Updated on: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 09:31 AM IST

Late Bengali filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak’s wife Suroma passes away

Suroma Ghatak with Ritwik Ghatak |

Suroma Ghatak with Ritwik Ghatak |

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Kolkata: Legendary filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak’s widow Suroma Ghatak passed away at a state-run hospital in South Kolkata on Tuesday following old age related problems, a family member said. She was 91.

Suroma is survived by her son Ritaban. Both her daughters pre-deceased her. The end came at 12.30 a.m. at the M R Bangur Hospital’s intensive care unit.

In a message, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said she was deeply saddened at Surama Ghatak’s death. “Deeply saddened with the passing away of Surama Ghatak, wife of the legendary film maker Ritwik Ghatak. My condolences to the bereaved family and friends,” Banerjee said on Twitter.

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Published on: Wednesday, May 09, 2018, 11:03 AM IST
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