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Soumitra Chatterjee's Wife Deepa Dies of Kidney Failure at Kolkata Hospital

Deepa Chatterjee/Image credit: Calcutta Times/Instagram

Deepa Chatterjee/Image credit: Calcutta Times/Instagram

Deepa Chatterjee, a badminton champion, had also acted in films like 'Durga' and 'Bilombito Loy'. She married Soumitra Chatterjee in 1960.

Deepa Chatterjee, the wife of legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, died at a Kolkata hospital on Sunday, her family said. “Maa breathed her last around 2:55 am. She died of kidney failure,” her daughter Poulomi Bose said.

Deepa, 83, was admitted to hospital on March 31. Soumitra Chatterjee, a multiple award-winning actor, died in November last year following a long battle with various ailments after testing positive for COVID-19.

Deepa, a badminton champion, had also acted in films like ‘Durga’ and ‘Bilombito Loy’. She married Soumitra in 1960.

first published:April 04, 2021, 13:15 IST