The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi expressed condolences on the passing away of legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, "Shri Soumitra Chatterjee’s death is a colossal loss to the world of cinema, cultural life of West Bengal and India. Through his works, he came to embody Bengali sensibilities, emotions and ethos. Anguished by his demise. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti."
The thespian breathed his last on Sunday morning after more than a month-long battle with Covid-19.
Soumitra was recently shooting for a web series. He had also completed the shoot of Parambrata Chatterjee’s Abhijaan, says reports.