Suchitra Sen hospitalised
Yesteryears actress Suchitra Sen, mother of Moon Moon Sen and grand mothjer of Riya Sen and Raima Sen, has been admitted to a private nursing home in Kolkota following chest infection and breathlessness. She is under critical care specialist Subroto Moitra. She is on restricted diet.
The 79-year-old, who dominated the Bengali film world from the 1950s to mid-1970s. She was known as the Greta Garbo of Indian cinema for her reclusiveness since retiring from the silver screen in 1978. Her pairing with Bengali matinee idol Uttam Kumar since the late 1950s produced one box office hit after another. Film buffs outside West Bengal remember her for her powerful performance in the 1975 Gulzar movie ‘Aandhi’ besides her earlier films with Dev Anand