PM Modi expresses grief over the demise of 93 yrs old Basu Chatterjee
Veteran filmmaker Basu Chatterjee, known for his middle-of-the-road cinema and films such as “Chhoti Si Baat” and “Rajnigandha”, passed way today from age related health issues. He was 93. Basu died in his sleep at his Santacruz residence. Known as the chronicler of Indian Middle-class anxieties, his best known works are “Manzil”, “Us Paar”, “Shaukeen” “Chitchor”, “Piya Ka Ghar”, “Khatta Meetha” and “Baton Baton Mein”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the demise of Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee. In a tweet, Mr Modi said, Basu Chatterjee’s works are brilliant and sensitive. He said it touched people’s hearts and represented the simple and complex emotions, as well as struggles of people. The Prime Minister expressed condolences to his family and innumerable fans.