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Biplab Ketan Chakraborty, veteran Bengali theatre personality, dies

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 November 2018, 01:59 PM
Biplab Ketan Chakraborty dies at the age of 72 (Twitter)
Biplab Ketan Chakraborty dies at the age of 72 (Twitter)

Biplab Ketan Chakraborty, veteran Bengali theatre artiste, passed away on Friday after prolonged illness. He was 72. For a long time, Chakraborty was suffering from liver diseases.

Chakraborty breathed his last at his Dhakuria residence in South Kolkata at around 4 am, his family told media. He is survived by dancer wife Dipali Chakraborty and actress daughters Sudipta Chakraborty, Bidipta Chakraborty and dancer Bidisha Chakraborty.

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A popular face in the theatre movement, Chakraborty was a part of the 'Chetana' theatre group from the 70s till early 90s and played a vital role in 'Marich Sangbad'. He then founded the 'Theatrewala' group.

Apart from theatres, Chakraborty also acted in Bengali films Chander Bari and Bhalobasar Anek Naam. He was also a popular face on small screen for his varied roles in mega-serials like Janmabhoomi.

First Published: Friday, November 30, 2018 01:59 PM

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