Renowned Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee Passes Away; Ashoke Pandit, Sujoy Ghosh & Others Pay Condolences
Renowned Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee Passes Away; Ashoke Pandit, Sujoy Ghosh & Others Pay Condolences

The year of 2020 has been not-so-good, especially for Bollywood. After the demise of popular figures like Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan Khan and Wajid Khan, now the heartbreaking news regarding renowned filmmaker Basu Chatterjee has come in.

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Known for the films like Chhoto Si Baat, Chitchor and Khatta Meetha, Basu Chatterjee passed away today due to age-related ailments in Mumbai. He was in his 90s. The news was shared by Indian Film & TV Directors’ Association’s president and director, Ashoke Pandit.

Sharing the news about Basu Chatterjee, Ashoke took to Twitter and wrote, “I am extremely grieved to inform you all of the demise of Legendary Filmmaker #BasuChatterjee ji. His last rites will be performed today at Santacruz crematorium at 2 pm. It’s a great loss to the industry. Will miss you Sir. #RIPBasuChaterjee”.

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Even filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted, “Sad to hear the demise of Veteran Filmmaker Shri.Basu Chatterjee. Will be always remembered for his Light-Hearted comedies & Simplistic Films. #OmShanti”

Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee too expressed her grief over Basu Chatterjee’s death. She wrote, “Saddened at the demise of legendary film director and screenwriter Basu Chatterjee. He gave us gems like ‘Chhoti Si Baat’, ‘Chitchor’, ‘Rajanigandha’, ‘Byomkesh Bakshi’, ‘Rajni’ among others. Condolences to his family, friends, fans & the entire film fraternity”.

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