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Sumita Sanyal dies

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Veteran actor Sumita Sanyal, who essayed supporting characters in Anand and Satyajit Ray's Nayak, died on Sunday at her south Kolkata residence.

Sanyal died of heart failure at around 10.30 am at the age of 71.

She had been suffering from old age related ailments for some time, her family said. Born in October 1945, she left behind her only son who was present when the end came.

Sanyal acted in Bollywood films like Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Anand (1970) opposite Amitabh Bachchan and Guddi (1971), and Gulzar's Mere Apne (1971).

She mesmerised the Bengali audience with her acting in films like Tarun Majumdar's Kuheli (1971), Tapan Sinha's Sagina Mahto (1970), Nayak (1966).

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