Veteran actress Sumita Sanyal who was seen in various Bengali and Hindi films passed away on Sunday afternoon in Kolkata.
Sumita, who has worked with Amitabh Bachchan and Rajesh Khanna in Anand, as well as in Sagina Mahato opposite Dilip Kumar passed away at the age of 71.
The actress impressed the audiences of Hindi cinema with her performance in films such as Guddi, Aashirwad and Mere Apne.
Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee was amongst the first few people who took to her twitter handle to convey her condolences to the family .
She wrote, “Saddened at the passing of veteran actress Sumita Sanyal. My condolences to her family, friends and fans.”
As saddened to hear the news, may her soul rest in peace.