Legendary actress Suchitra Sen's last rites have been conducted Kolkata's Keoratola crematorium. She was given a gun salute by the West Bengal government, as announced by chief minister Mamata Banerjee earlier today. The actress, one of the leading lights of the golden age of Bengali cinema, died of a heart attack in Kolkata's Belle Vue Clinic today. She was 82.
Journalist Gopal Kumar Roy, one of the few people to have access to Suchitra Sen ever since she retired from public life, on how she became a recluse.