Celebrated Bengali film director Tarun Majumdar no more

Multiple award winning Bengali film director of national fame, Tarun Majumdar, has died, he was 92. He breathed his last at 11.17am on July 4, at a Kolkata hospital. He was suffering from multiple organ failure.

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Multiple award winning Bengali film director of national fame, Tarun Majumdar, has died, he was 92. He breathed his last at 11.17am on July 4, at a Kolkata hospital. He was suffering from multiple organ failure.

Majumdar was a celebrated director and a Padma Shri awardee (1990). He was known for making films based on compelling tales, highlighting the life of middle-class families. He has four National Film Awards to his credit for Kancher Swargo, Nimantran, Ganadevata and Aranya Aamar.

Majumdar is known for films like Smriti Tuku Thak (1960), Palatak (1963), Kuheli (1971), Shriman Prithviraj (1972), Balika Badhu (1976), Ganadevata (1978) and Dadar Kirti (1980). Tarun Majumdar’s last work was the 2018 documentary feature film titled Adhikar and another film Bhalobashar Bari released in the same year. Bhalobashar Bari starred Shilajit and Rituparna Sengupta.