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Soumitra Chatterjee

Actor

Born - 19 January 1935, Calcutta, (now Kolkata), India
Died - 15 November 2020

Slim Indian actor of somewhat anguished handsomeness, a favourite of the director Satyajit Ray, for whom he appeared in 15 films. Born Soumitra Chattopadhyay, he made his debut in Ray's classic The World of Apu in 1959. Many further credits include Devi/The Goddess (1960), Teen Kanya/Three Daughters (1961), Kanchenjunga (1962), Charulata/The Lonely Wife (1964), The Coward and the Holy Man (1965), Mahashweta (1967), Days and Nights in the Forest (1969), Asgani Shanket/Distant Thunder (1973), Sonar Kella/The Golden Fortress (1975), Joi Baba Felunath/The Elephant God (1979), Ghare Baire/Home and the World (1982), Shyam Salem (1986), Gan Shatsu/Enemy of the People (1989), Branches of the Tree (1990), Homelife (1993), Vrindavan Film Studios (1996), House of Memories (2000), Shadows of Time (2004), Dwando (2009), Shirshendu's Diary (2012), Kanchenjunga Express (2015), Manojder Adbhut Bary (2018), Rock Star Bini (2021), his last, and scores of others: more than 300 in all. He died from coronavirus complications.