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Aamir Khan, Anil Kapoor, Shabana Azmi and other Bollywood celebrities mourn Basu Chatterjee’s demise

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The legendary director Basu Chatterjee passed away earlier today. Reportedly, he passed away due to age-related ailments at the age of 93. He was also a screenwriter who made a name for himself in the regional industry with his Bengali films.

Aamir Khan, Anil Kapoor, Shabana Azmi and other Bollywood celebrities mourn Basu Chatterjee’s demise

The filmmaker was cremated today at 2 pm in Santacruz in Mumbai. Several Bollywood stars took to social media to mourn the loss of Basu Chatterjee. Some celebrities who have had the fortune to work with him also shared some wonderful memories they shared with the filmmaker. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took to social media to give his condolences.


Basu Chatterjee began his career as an illustrator and cartoonist with the weekly tabloid Blitz, published in Mumbai. He made his directorial debut with Sara Akash. Chatterjee also directed two episodes of the television shows Byomkesh Bakshi and Rajani for Doordarshan. He directed several hit films like Choti Si Baat, Rajnigandha, Baaton Baaton Mein, Chitchor, among several others.

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