Actor Soumitra Chatterjee hospitalised

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 21:17, Aug 14, 2019 | Updated : 21:31, Aug 14, 2019


The 'Apur Sansar' actor, Soumitra Chatterjee has been admitted to a hospital in Kolkata on Wednesday (Aug 14) after he complained of breathing problems, reports PTI.
Soumitra was admitted to the hospital around 9.30 am with respiratory tract infection, a statement issued by the south Kolkata hospital said.
Our doctors are monitoring him from time to time. At the moment, Soumitra is out of danger and we are keeping a close watch on him, a hospital source said.
"He is being treated in ICU under close supervision," the statement said.
Initial tests said that the actor was suffering from some age-related health issues such as potassium and sodium imbalance.
The 84-year old actor's daughter Poulami Basu told the news agency that her father's present condition was stable.
Soumitra Chatterjee"There is no threat to his life," PTI quoted Poulami as saying.
The veteran actor, who has six-decade long illustrious film career, had attended shootings till Monday, apart from gracing events, industry sources said.
Chatterjee was bestowed with the Legion of Honour from the French government in 2018, and Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2011.