B-Town celebs, politicos extend condolences over Mrinal Sen's demise

Updated:1 month, 2 weeks ago IST

New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Condolences poured in from all quarters for celebrated filmmaker Mrinal Sen after he passed away due to cardiac arrest on the morning of December 30. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took to Twitter and wrote, "Saddened at the passing away of Mrinal Sen. A great loss to the film industry. My condolences to his family." B-Town celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Mahesh Bhatt, Rajkummar Rao, Shabana Azmi, Madhur Bhandarkar, Manoj Bajpayee and others also remembered the director. Amitabh Bachchan wrote, "Mrinal Sen no more .. a most amiable, distinguished creative cinematic mind , contemporary of Satyajit Ray and Rithik Ghatak.. I did my first ever voice over in his film BHUVAN SHOME .. prayers and condolences." The 95-year-old National Award-winning director was honored with Dadasaheb Phalke award and Padma Bhushan award.

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