Rituparno Ghosh dead

National award winning eminent filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh passed away Thursday morning following a cardiac arrest, family sources said. He was 49.

Thursday, May 30, 2013   |  Copyright: IANS  |  Comments 19 Comments  |  3256 Views

Bengali Director Rituparno Ghosh

National award winning eminent filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh passed away Thursday morning following a cardiac arrest, family sources said. He was 49.

He died at his residence around 7.30 a.m.

Colleagues and friends gathered at his home as the news spread. Bollywood filmmakers and actors expressed shock.

Born and brought up in Kolkata, Ghosh was the son of documentary filmmaker Sunil Ghosh.

He started his career in advertising. After making hundreds of ads, he went behind the camera in 1994 to direct his first film "Hirer Angti".

The filmmaker, who won 12 national awards in various categories, made movies like "Chokher Bali", "Unishe April", "Raincoat" and "The Last Lear".

His 2012 directional venture "Chitrangada" won him a special jury award at the 60th National Film Awards ceremony.

For "Arekti Premer Golpo", "Memories In March" and "Chitrangada", he faced the camera to show his acting skills.


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  • Posted on: 02 June 2013 at 3:57pmsamin6

    He was a exceptional filmmaker who was sensitive to the pain of women and hope our Creator will be sensitive towards him

  • Posted on: 30 May 2013 at 4:49amVasusenaRadheya

    You're the best director Mr. Ghosh...tollywood lost a star .

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  • Posted on: 30 May 2013 at 4:02amblithe

    This one shocking news. R.I.P sir!

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    VasusenaRadheya
  • Posted on: 30 May 2013 at 3:57amangelic_leena_3

    dis is so shocking..one of the best filmmaker n talented person we hve lost..the work he has done no one ever can fill dat place..may his soul R.I.P..we will miss him n his work..

    Edited on:30 May 2013 at 4:06am

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  • Posted on: 30 May 2013 at 3:00amsamicute

    its really shocking news for every one

  • Posted on: 30 May 2013 at 2:49ambeintehaaZaYa

    Its really shocking :(
    Everyone who loved his movies will miss him. May he rest in peace.

    Edited on:30 May 2013 at 2:50am

  • Posted on: 30 May 2013 at 2:42amnaughtykittyyy

    shock 2 hr dat...
    its a biggg loss..
    rip rituparno sir...

  • Posted on: 30 May 2013 at 2:26am-ElmoFuj-

    This is a shock.
    Rest in pewde Rituparno Ghosh

  • Posted on: 30 May 2013 at 2:14amRAKA_

    R.I.P Rituparno ghosh
    shocking . noone make "19th april" , "utsab", "dahan" better than u. it a big loss for film indrustry

  • Posted on: 30 May 2013 at 2:14amtichPM

    this is a total shock. RIP Rituparno Ghosh

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