Celebrated Bengali director Tarun Majumdar, 92, was admitted to a hospital in Kolkata on Friday after he compalined of uneasiness. According to the reports, Majumdar had kidney-related ailments and was admitted to the state-run SSKM Hospital.
The 92-year-old director is being monitored by a team of doctors. Tarun Majumdar, who received Padma Shri in 1990, has five Filmfare awards to his credit.
A Times of India report quoted a source told that he was admitted in the nephrology department with issues of chest infection, kidney and heart ailments.
“His condition improved and he was shifted to a general bed. But on Monday night, his condition deteriorated and he was shifted back to CCU. An eight-member board has been formed for his treatment,” the report said.
It is being speculated that the director had taken ill after going to check out the location for his next film.
Director Kamaleshwar Majumdar had paid him a visit on Saturday. “I had gone to meet him at the hospital. It seems like a case of chronic renal failure,” said Mukherjee, who is also a medical practitioner, reported Times of India.
Among his notable works are Smriti Tuku Thak (1960), Palatak (1963) and Ganadevata (1978). He also directed blockbusters such as Balika Badhu (1976), Kuheli (1971), Shriman Prithviraj (1972) and Dadar Kirti (1980).
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