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Biplab Ketan Chakraborty, veteran Bengali theatre personality, dies

Biplab Ketan Chakraborty, Veteran Bengali Theatre Artiste, Passed Away On Friday After Prolonged Illness.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Assem Sharma | Updated on: 30 Nov 2018, 01:59:26 PM
Biplab Ketan Chakraborty dies at the age of 72 (Twitter)

New Delhi:

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.

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First Published : 30 Nov 2018, 01:59:17 PM

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