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Jun 04, 2020
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President, Vice President, MIB express grief on demise of Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee

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President Ram Nath Kovind has expressed grief on the passing away of Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee.

In a tweet, Mr Kovind said, in the passing of Basu Chatterjee, the world of entertainment has lost a living legend.

The President said, the veteran filmmaker will be remembered for his masterpieces like 'Khatta Meetha', 'Rajnigandha', 'Byomkesh Bakshi', 'Rajani' among others.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has expressed grief on the demise of Film Director Basu Chatterjee.

In a tweet, Mr Naidu said, his light-hearted films depicted various facets of urban middle class. He said, Basu Chatterjee's death is a big loss to the film industry.

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has expressed grief on the demise of veteran filmmaker Basu Chatterjee.

In a tweet, Mr Javadekar said, Basu Chatterjee was a legendary film director and directed several good films including Baaton Baaton Mein and Rajnigandha.

The Minister said, his demise is a big loss to the film fraternity. Mr Javadekar expressed condolences to his family and fans.

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