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Pranab Mukherjee condoles Suchitra Sen's death

Friday, 17 January 2014 - 6:44pm IST | Place: New Delhi | Agency: PTI

President Pranab Mukherjee today condoled the death of Suchitra Sen saying the film industry has lost a highly talented and acclaimed actress.

"She shall always be remembered by her countless fans for her versatile acting which brought life into the celluloid characters she played in films," he said in his condolence message to her daughter Moon Moon Sen.

The film industry has lost a highly talented and acclaimed actress who played memorable roles in a number of Bengali as well as Hindi films, he said.

"She shall always be remembered by her countless fans for her versatile acting which brought life into the celluloid characters she played in films."

Terming her as a legendary actress who ruled Bengali cinema for decades, the President said, "Her powerful roles in films were highly acclaimed and will be remembered by generations of film lovers.

"During her illustrious career she was not only a recipient of Padma Shri Award but also became the first Bengali actress who was awarded 'Best Actress Award' at an international film festival."

He said that her sad demise is a huge loss to the Indian film industry, particularly Bengali cinema.


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