Veteran actress Sumita Sanyal passes away at 71

| Updated: Jul 09, 2017 19:40 IST

New Delhi [India], July 9 (ANI): Veteran Bengali actress Sumita Sanyal, known for her role in movie 'Anand' passed away at the age of 71. The actress breathed her last at her Kolkata residence at Deshapriyo Park. Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee offered her condolences to the actress` family via Twitter. She tweeted, "Saddened at the passing of veteran actress Sumita Sanyal. My condolences to her family, friends and fans." The actress was born as Manjula Sanyal on October 9, 1945 in Darjeeling. She had acted in over 50 Bengali movies and a few Hindi Movies like 'Anand'(1971), 'Guddi'(1971), 'Aashirwad'(1968) and 'Mere Apne'(1971). Sanyal was married to film editor Subodh Roy and has a son with him. (ANI)