Veteran actress Sumita Suniyal who was best known for her role in Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan starrer 'Anand', breathed her last on Sunday. She was 71 years of age at the time of her death.
Apart from 'Anand', she was also seen in movies like 'Guddi', 'Aashirwad' and 'Mere Apne' and also reigned the Bengali movie industry for ages.
The bengali actress stepped into her acting career at a very early age and was introduced with movies like 'Agradoot' and 'Khokhababur Pratyabartan'.
While more details about her demise are awaited, film fraternities and political figures like Mamata Banerjee, Prosenjit Chatterjee and many others have alreday started to express their sadness over the demise of the veteran actress.
Here we bring you some glimpses of those much loved movies with which the actress managed a permanent place in hearts of million.
Sumita Sanyal was featured opposite megastar Amitabh Bachchan in much loved movie 'Anand'
Sumita Sanyal also acted in 'Guddi', a Hrishikesh Mukherjee film which also featured Bollywood bigges like Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan and Utpal Dutt.
Bengali actress Sumita in 'Mere Apne' which was the first directorial venture of Gulzar and was almost a frame by frame remake of the National Award winning Bengali film 'Apanjan'.
Sumita Sanyal in 'Aashirwad', a 1968 Bollywood film, directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee.
Sumita Sanyal was introduced in Bengali film 'Khokhababur Pratyabartan' for the first time by director Bibhuti Laha.