Suchitra Sen, who shunned public life for over three decades, made a rare exception for the West Bengal Chief Minister during the last few days of her stay in the nursing home
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday that veteran actors Moon Moon Sen and Arindam Seal would also be honoured with the Mahanayak Uttam Kumar Samman instituted by her government.
She has acted in 60 films and 40 Television series. Her two daughters - Riya and Raima - are also actresses.
The 66-year-old, daughter of legendary actress Suchitra Sen, defeated nine-time MP Basudev Acharia of the CPI-M