Bengali filmmaker Tarun Majumdar, 92, was recently hospitalzied after his health condition deteriorated on Wednesday night. Now, the doctors at the SSKM state hospital, where the veteran filmmaker was hospitalized in Kolkata, have have issued health update and revealed that his condition is ‘very critical’.
It has been almost a week now that he is being treated at the hospital for kidney and heart-related issues.
According to the latest reports, the 92-year-old filmmaker is being monitored closely by a team of doctors.
The director debuted as a solo director in the film industry in 1985 with Basanta Choudhury in Alor Pipasha. Previously, his works were credited under Yatrik—the group of filmmakers which included Tarun Majumdar, Dilip Mukhopadhyay and Sachin Mukherjee. Yatrik separated in 1963.
Some of Tarun Majumdar’s notable works include Balika Badhu (1976), Kuheli (1971), Shriman Prithviraj (1972), Dadar Kirti (1980), Smriti Tuku Thak (1960), Palatak (1963) and Ganadevata (1978). Apart from this, he has worked with several notable actors such as Uttam Kumar, Suchitra Sen, Chhabi Biswas, Soumitra Chatterjee, Sandhya Roy and many more.
Tarun Majumdar received Padma Shri in 1990 and has won five Filmfare awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2021.
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