A new book on the late Bengali cinema icon Suchitra Sen offers a peep into the life of the elusive actress through rare photographs, replica of posters and insights offered by renowned filmmakers.
Actress Moon Moon Sen is contemplating the idea of penning a coffee table book about her late mother, the reclusive Bengali screen goddess Suchitra Sen. But the book will be sans details of her personal life.
Raima Sen, who is confused about her feelings of grief and guilt after the death her grandmother and legendary actress Suchitra Sen, says that her granny wanted her to get married and she will fulfil her last wish.
Former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee paid homage to late actress Suchitra Sen and said the Bengali film industry would forever remain indebted to her.
Capturing the public's imagination for three decades through her ethereal beauty and intense celluloid performance, Suchitra Sen symbolised the golden age of Bengali cinema with memorable films like Agnipariksha, Devdas and Saat Paake Bandha.
Suchitra Sen, the Greta Garbo of Bengal, became a recluse in 1978. But if there is one journalist that she kept in touch with throughout her life, it is Gopal Krishna Roy, who used to work with the news agency UNI. Gopal Roy has written four books in Bengali on Suchitra Sen. But even he has only a clue about why she became a recluse. She never gave him a direct answer.
It will forever remained a secret how reclusive actress Suchitra Sen, who was hardly seen in public in the last 35 years, looked in her last days.
Popular names from filmdom, including Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Bipasha Basu, Shoojit Sircar and Madhur Bhandarkar took to Twitter to condole the death of Bengali cinema legend Suchitra Sen died, who died at a Kolkata nursing home early Friday (January 17) following a massive cardiac arrest.