Sujoy Ghosh Mourns Loss Of Renowned Film Editor Sanjib Kumar Datta, Says, ‘We Will Miss You’

Film editor Sanjib Kumar Datta, who has films like Iqbal, Ek Hasina Thi and Mardaani to his credit passed away on Sunday. He was 54

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Sujoy Ghosh Mourns Loss Of Renowned Film Editor Sanjib Kumar Datta, Says, ‘We Will Miss You’

Bollywood’s renowned film editor Sanjib Kumar Datta, who has films like Iqbal, Ek Hasina Thi and Mardaani to his credit passed away on Sunday. He was 54. Datta breathed his last, yesterday. Sanjib Kumar Datta was based in Kolkata for the last couple of years. He was alumnus of FTII. Datta has more than 80 films including Hindi and Bengali to his account.

Confirming the news to Indian Express, Sanjib’s frequent collaborator and filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor told the leading website, “What I have heard is that he went in for a bypass but never came out of it. I am still gathering details. It is a big loss. He was the silent architect behind 13 of my films,” Kukunoor said.

Taking to Twitter, Sujoy Gosh confirmed the news and wrote, “one of our finest editor sanjib datta. bhalo thakis kaka... we will miss you.”


Another filmmaker Apurva Asrani tweeted, “Shocked to hear about the passing of Sanjib Datta. He was a fine editor whose work was synonymous with the best films of Nagesh Kukunoor. Sanjib & I shared editing credits on Aashayein & Tasveer 8x10, and I will always remember him as a mature craftsman & a thorough gen”


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