Saoli Mitra, eminent theatre persona and daughter of mythical actor Sombhu Mitra and Tripti Mitra died at her place of dwelling in South Kolkata on Sunday of middle illnesses.
Mitra, 73, a proficient actor, director and playwright, died at her place of dwelling in South Kolkata at 3:40 pm and was once cremated at Siriti crematorium later with out a lot fanfare, her shut buddy and theatre persona Arpita Ghosh mentioned.
She have been affected by middle comparable illnesses however had refused to be hospitalised and her situation worsened on Sunday, Ghosh mentioned.
Famous thespian Saoli Mitra has died in Kolkata. Her circle of relatives made the inside track public at evening after cremation as she wanted. Mitra was once the daughter of mythical theatre artistes Shambhu Mitra and Tripti Mitra, and likewise the recipient of the Sangeet Natak and Padma Shree awards. pic.twitter.com/StvX5oUbzu
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The famous actress had sought after to be cremated with none fanfare in her final need to her close to buddies, Ghosh mentioned appearing a replica of her final want.
Mitra, who was once the recipient of Sangeet Natak Akademi in 2003, Padma Shri in 2009, and Banga Bibhusan in 2012 could be remembered via her fanatics and critics alike for her solo efficiency as Draupadi in Naathvati Anaathbat (which she additionally wrote and directed), and as Sita on Sitakatha or Bitata Bitangso.
She acted as Bangabala in Ritwik Ghatak‘s avante garde movie Jukti Takko Aar Gappo (Reason why, Debate and a Tale).
After spending years in ‘Bahurupi’, a well-known theatre staff, based via Sambhu Mitra and Tripti Mitra, the place she had immortalised the nature of Amal in Tagore’s Dakghar, Saoli based ‘Pancham Baidik’ which established a path blazer repertoire via introducing broadly acclaimed performs on ladies’s emancipation.
Theatre persona Bibhas Chakraborty recalled his affiliation with Saoli for years since her more youthful days in Bohurupee. “She was once sick for a few years however by no means knew she would go away us so early.” Chakraborty mentioned.
Ghosh, the Posukhamar director, recalled how she turned into Saoli’s personal daughter and the way she had refrained from any exposure about her sickness.
Theatre persona Rudraprasad Sengupta mentioned Saoli have been clear of public view because of illnesses for a while however she had mesmerized audiences along with her stellar performances over the years.
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