Renowned Bengali director Tarun Majumdar passes away 92; celebs mourn huge loss

written by Ritika Nath | July 04, 2022

Tarun Majumdar death: In a heartbreaking news, famous Bengali director and Padma Shri-Award winner Tarun Majumdar passed away at the age of 92. On June 14, he was hospitalised with age-related problems to the public SSKM Medical College & Hospital in Kolkata. On Sunday night, when things started to get worse, he was put on life support.

Tarun Majumdar death

"Tarun Majumdar passed away at around 11.17 AM today. He has been critical for some time and his condition deteriorated further this morning. His heart beat and pulse rate had dropped and he had stopped responding to any treatment," the official report from hospital stated.

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According to the reports, it was revealed that Majumdar developed “secondary infection’ in his lungs after which he was shifted to the ICU and later put under ventilator.

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Expressing the grief over Majumdar’s demise, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee stated, “big loss to the entertainment world".

Tarun Majumdar early years

The legendary director, along with Sachin Mukherji and Dilip Mukherji under the screen name Yatrik, made his directorial debut with the 1959 Bengali film "Chaowa Pawa." He was born on January 8, 1931, in the Bengal Presidency of British India.

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Tarun Majumdar honoured

Kancher Swargo, Nimantran, Ganadevata, and Aranya Aamar, four cult classics, earned Tarun Majumdar four National Film Awards. For his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema, he was given the Padma Shri award in 1990.

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