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Veteran filmmaker Tapan Sinha dead

Press Trust Of India
Jan 15, 2009 at 11:19am IST

Kolkata: Dadasaheb Phalke award winner and noted film-maker Tapan Sinha died at a hospital here today after prolonged illness.

Eighty-four-year-old Sinha was suffering from pneumonia and septicaemia, hospital sources said. He is survived by a son. His actress-wife Arundhuti Devi died in 1990.

The veteran film-maker had been in and out of hospital over the past few years. He was admitted to the hospital in December last year.

END OF AN ERA: Tapan Sinha died at a hospital here today after prolonged illness.

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