Actress Suchitra Sen dies of Cardiac Arrest

Yesteryear’s Heartthrob Actress Suchitra Sen passed away of Cardiac arrest today morning at a Belle Vue Clinic Hospital, Kolkata.

Actress Suchitra Sen in Devdas

Actress Suchitra Sen in Devdas

She was 83 and was admitted to Hospital since December 23 due to a respiratory tract infection and was later diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. She was later shifted to Intensive Care Unit.

Her condition was stable till yesterday and family members planned to take her home, but it started deteriorating at night and she was put on Life Saving System. Unofficial sources say that she passed away at 4 AM 8:25 AM in the morning.

She is survived by is survived by her daughter Munmun and two granddaughters, Raima and Riya Sen.

Her Funeral would take place at Keoratala Crematorium in south Kolkata today. CM Mamata Banjerjee has ordered a Gun salute to be accorded to the legendary actress. In her Condolence Message she said, “Today is a sad day for all of us. With her passing away we have lost a colossal figure”.

Her Death shocked Indian Film Biggies and condolences started pouring in from all corners. Some of them took Twitter to deliver their regards to the Actress. Below are few such tweets:

Madhuri Dixit Nene: RIP Suchitra Sen. Indian Cinema will miss you
Bipasha Basu: Rip Suchitra Sen!Real Beauty:( Strength to the family.
Sridevi Boney Kapoor: Actor par excellence, a divine beauty, a legend, an icon who will inspire generations to come. RIP Suchitra Sen.
Amitabh Bachchan: As I drive to work, news of passing away of another icon saddens me – Suchitra Sen, has left us ! Talent and grace personified !

Suchitra Sen .. beauty, talent, enigmatic – she adorned film world of Bengal with exquisite performances .. graced Hindi films too !

Gulpanag: #RIP RT @dna: Actress Suchitra Sen dead: Family sources.