Renowned Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee Passes Away

Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee passed away earlier today following age-related ailments in Mumbai. Some of his best films include ‘Chameli Ki Shaadi,’ ‘Manzil’ and ‘Baaton Baaton Mein’

Neel Raju Nalawade

June 4, 2020


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Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee who is known for many films like ‘Choti Si Baat’ and ‘Rajnigandha’ passed away today in Mumbai earlier due to age-related ailments. Some of Basu Chatterjee’s best films include ‘Chameli Ki Shaadi,’ ‘Manzil’ and ‘Baaton Baaton Mein’. Filmmaker and President of the Indian Film and TV Directors’ Association (IFTDA) Ashoke Pandit broke the news on Twitter. According to ANI, he also said that the last rites of the veteran filmmaker were performed at 2 pm at Mumbai’s Santacruz crematorium.

“It’s a great loss to the industry. Will miss you, Sir. #RIPBasuChaterjee,” read Ashoke Pandit’s tweet. Film director Madhur Bhandarkar also mourned Chatterjee’s demise. “Sad to hear the demise of Veteran Filmmaker Shri.Basu Chatterjee. Will be always remembered for his light-hearted comedies & simplistic films. #OmShanti,” the ‘Fashion’ director tweeted.

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