‘Misplaced guru, guardian’: Bengali actors on veteran director Tarun Majumdar’s demise

The Bengali actor on Monday expressed grief over the demise of veteran filmmaker Tarun Majumdar and mentioned they’d misplaced a trainer and guardian and that his demise was an irreparable loss to the Bengali movie trade.

Majumdar died in a state-run hospital right here at midday after a protracted sickness of outdated age and kidney-related illnesses. He’s 92 years outdated.

His spouse and distinguished previous actor Sandhya Roy, who starred in a number of of his movies, mentioned she was unable to catch a glimpse of her husband earlier than his demise.

“I had gone to the hospital a couple of days in the past however could not see him. I hope to satisfy him as soon as he recovers however that will not occur once more,” Roy, who had debuted in Majumdar’s ‘Chowa Paowa’ (want and success) and later in ‘Amargeeti’ (everlasting track), mentioned.

Veteran actor Prosenjit Chatterjee, who has acted in Majumdar movies ‘Pathbhola’ (Wanderer) and ‘Apan Amar Apan’ (oh my love), described the filmmaker as his “trainer” from whom he “realized lots”.

“He beloved and inspired the members of the movie fraternity, together with us. I’ve many recollections of him. He was a cheerful particular person,” mentioned Chatterjee.

Actor Rituparna Sengupta mentioned he misplaced his ‘guardian’ with the filmmaker’s demise.

”I’ve acted in three movies made by Majumdar. Aside from ‘Alo’ (line of sunshine), which created historical past within the movie trade, I additionally acted in hits like ‘Chander Bari’ (the home of the moonlight) and ‘Bhalobasar Bari’ (home of affection).

“He’s an brisk one that by no means will get drained even after filming from late afternoon to early morning. I used to inform him that we should always make one other movie however that is by no means going to occur now,” he mentioned.

Actor Debashree Roy, who has debuted in ‘Dadar Kirti’ (older brother’s antics) Majumdar, mentioned “he owes it to the director for no matter he’s to turn into an artist as we speak”.

“He molded me like a sculptor sculpts a statue, day after day. He even gave this identify – Debasree. I really feel like I’ve misplaced my father for the second time as we speak,” she mentioned, sobbing.

Music director Debajyoti Mishra mentioned Majumdar was the final legendary filmmaker of the Bengali movie trade after the deaths of Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen and Ritwik Ghatak.

He says Majumdar can make the most of Rabindra Sangeet in a means that nobody else can.

”He’s the final legendary filmmaker of the Bengali movie trade after Ray, Sen and Ghatak. He lived his life on his phrases till the final day,” Mishra mentioned.

Director Goutam Ghose traced his relationship with Majumdar to greater than 40 years and mentioned he had misplaced a ‘guardian’.

Music composer and singer Shibaji Chatterjee mentioned Majumdar had discovered his personal fashion the place track and narration complemented one another.

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