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Monday, July 4, 2022

Tarun Majumdar Passed Away At SSKM Hospital

 Tarun Majumdar breathed his last at SSKM Hospital. The veteran film director has been suffering from kidney and heart problems for a long time.


The ace director could not return from ventilation. Tarun Majumdar breathed his last at SSKM Hospital. He was 91 years old. The veteran film director has been suffering from kidney and heart problems for a long time. He was admitted to the hospital on June 14. Within days, his condition deteriorated and he was transferred from Woodburn Ward to the Critical Care Unit.

Later, his condition improved a bit. But recently his physical condition started deteriorating again. He has to be given ventilation again on Sunday. The doctors could not bring him back from there. The veteran director died at 11:18 a.m. Monday.

In 1972, the director won the first national award for his film 'Glass Paradise'. A total of four national award winning film directors were awarded the Padma Shri by the Center in 1990. In addition, the director was honored with the BFJA Award and the Anandalok Award.

He was born on 8 January 1931 in Bogra, undivided Bengal, British India. Father Birendranath Majumdar was a freedom fighter. The youth studied in Calcutta. A Tarun student of St. Paul's Cathedral Mission College and Scottish Church College, he later studied chemistry at Calcutta University. The Tarun man entered the film world only after finishing his studies at the university.

He directed his first film in 1959. With the movie 'Chawa Pawa' starring Uttam Kumar Suchitra. He was then 28 years old.

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