Legendary actress Supriya Devi passes away

Legendary actress Supriya Devi passes away

Dhaka, Jan 26 (Just News) : Veteran Bengali film actress Supriya Devi passed away from a severe cardiac arrest at her residence on early Friday, family sources said.She was 85.

Born in 1933, Supriya Devi was known for her work over five decades. She had made her debut in Uttam Kumar-starrer ‘Basu Parivar’ in 1952 and never looked back after ‘Sonar Harin’ opposite Uttam Kumar in 1959.

‘Chowringhee’, ‘Bagh Bandi Khela’ and ‘Meghe Dhaka Tara’ were among her classics.

She received the Padma Shri and West Bengal government’s highest civilian award Banga Vibhushan, besides the Filmfare East Lifetime Achievement Award.

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