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Ritwik Ghatak's wife Surama dies at 91


She breathed her last at 12.30 am at the MR Bangur Hospital's intensive care unit.

Ritwik Ghatak

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Legendary filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak's widow Surama Ghatak passed away at a state-run hospital in South Kolkata on Tuesday (8 May) following old age related problems, a family member said. She was 91.

Surama is survived by her son Ritaban. She had two daughters who passed away earlier.

She breathed her last at 12.30 am at the MR Bangur Hospital's intensive care unit.

In a message, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said she was deeply saddened at Surama Ghatak's death.

"Deeply saddened with the passing away of Surama Ghatak, wife of the legendary film maker Ritwik Ghatak. My condolences to the bereaved family and friends," Banerjee said on Twitter.