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Veteran Indian actor Soumitra Chatterjee passes away

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The 85-year-old was admitted to hospital on October 6 after testing Covid positive.

Legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee died after over- a-month-long battle with multiple ailments, Press Trust of India reported, quoting sources at the hospital where he was undergoing treatment.

The 85-year-old actor was battling Covid-19. He tested positive for coronavirus on October 5 and got admitted to the hospital the very next morning.

Chatterjee was shooting for a documentary titled Abhijan directed by actor Parambrata Chattopadhyay. He last attended the shooting floor at Bharatlaxmi Studio on October 1.