New Delhi: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly has expressed his grief on the death of the iconic actor and Dada Saheb Phalke Awardee Soumitra Chatterjee, who took his last breath on Sunday in Kolkata.
Chatterjee was admitted at the Belle Vue Hospital in Kolkata. He was put in ICU after he tested positive for COVID-19. Ganguly took to Twitter and wrote, “U have done so much ..u can rest in peace …”
Chatterjee was known for his collaborations with Oscar-winning filmmaker Satyajit Ray. He became synonymous with the character of “Feluda” which was also created by Ray.
U have done so much ..u can rest in peace … pic.twitter.com/MoASWLUsqQ
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) November 15, 2020
Chatterjee was an expert in reciting poems, especially by Rabindranath Tagore. He tested positive for coronavirus on October 6, 2020, after which his health condition started deteriorating.