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Bollywood mourns the demise of legendary filmmaker Basu Chatterjee

Legendary Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee passed away on Thursday at the age of 90 in Mumbai. Famously known as “Basu Da” among film industry people, he depicted the story of middle class families, their problems and journey in the silver screen. The Director screen-writter passed away because of age related ailments.

Basu Chatterjee

Basu Chatterjee gifted his fans with films like Rajnigandha, Choti Si Baat, Baaton Baato Mein, Piya Ka Ghar, Ratnadeep, Bomkesh Bakshi series and many more. He was one of the pioneers of Indian Films Industry in his times. Basu Chatterjee usp was to present simplest story in the simplest manner which connects with the audience.

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Paoli Dam who worked with Basu Chatterjee in “HochchetaKi” tweeted, ” Saddened by the demise of, #BasuChatterjee… I had the good fortune to work with him in Hoccheta Ki. Even to this day, I turn to his films for solace and smiles. Thank you, sir, for gifting us a perspective that lets us find magic in the little big moments of everyday life.


While the Bala actor Yami Gautam tweeted, “Never got tired of watching sir Basu Chatterjee’ films over & over again , as a growing cinema lover in my teens & this love shall continue forever…a path-creator & an inspiration ! Rest in peace, Sir #Basuchatterjee”

Shabana Azmi who is believed to be very closed to Basu Chatterjee and has worked with him in 3 films tweeted, “Deeply saddened to hear about Basu Chatterjee’s passing away.A prolific filmaker, he was the pioneer of what came to be regarded as middle of the road cinema. I was fortunate to have done 3 lovely films with him Swami Apne Paraye and Jeena Yahan. All lifelike characters .RIP ”


In 2007 Basu Chatterjee won IIFA Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution towards Indian Cinema. Basu Chatterjee will always be known for encapsulating light hearted tales about middle class families and showing the richness of middle class stories.

Sourav Chakraborty
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