Soumitra Chatterjee's wife Deepa dies at Kolkata hospital

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Kolkata, Apr 4 (PTI) Deepa Chatterjee, the wife of legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, died at a city hospital on Sunday, her family said.

'Maa breathed her last around 2:55 am. She died of kidney failure,' her daughter Poulomi Bose said.

Deepa, 83, was admitted to hospital on March 31.

Soumitra Chatterjee, a multiple award-winning actor, died in November last year following a long battle with various ailments after testing positive for COVID-19.

Deepa, a badminton champion who had also acted in films like 'Durga' and 'Bilombito Loy', married Soumitra in 1960. PTI SUS RBT RBT