Buddhadeb Dasgupta dies; PM says legendary filmmaker's diverse works struck chord with all sections of society
New Delhi, Jun 10: Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed anguish on Thursday at the death of film director Buddhadeb Dasgupta, and noted that his diverse works struck a chord with all sections of society.
The eminent 77-year-old director died at his residence in Kolkata early on Thursday due to old-age related ailments, family members said.
Modi tweeted, "Anguished by the demise of Shri Buddhadeb Dasgupta. His diverse works struck a chord with all sections of society. He was also an eminent thinker and poet. My thoughts are with his family and several admirers in this time of grief. Om Shanti."