Padma Shri actress Supriya Devi passes away

ANI | Updated: Jan 26, 2018 12:05 IST

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Jan. 26 (ANI): Veteran Bengali actress and Padma Shri awardee Supriya Devi died on Friday at her residence in Kolkata.

She was 83.

According to sources, Supriya was unwell for several months and had been admitted in a hospital for the past week.

She died at her residence this morning, the family sources added.

She received the Padma Shri in 2014 and also was a recipient of the BFJA Award twice and West Bengal's highest civilian honour Banga-Vibhushan.

Supriya Devi had acted in almost 45 Bengali films till 2006. Her last film was 'The Namesake'.

She was married to Bishwanath Choudhury and is survived by her daughter Soma. (ANI)