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Veteran Bengali actress Supriya Devi passed away due to severe cardiac arrest

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The veteran Bengali film actress Supriya Devi passed away because of severe cardiac arrest at her residence. The actress was 85. She is survived by her daughter.
Power Minister for West Bengal Sovandeb Chattopadhyay visited Supriya Devi’s home later in the day to offer his respects and even said that arrangements were being made for her last rites by the State Government.
Supriya Devi debuted in the film ‘Basu Parivar’ alongside Uttam Kumar and soon acted in a host of films including ‘Sonar Harin’, ‘Chowringhee’, ‘Bagh Bandi Khela’ and ‘Meghe Dhaka Tara’. The actress was awarded the Padma Shri and West Bengal government’s highest civilian award Banga Vibhushan alongside Filmfare East Lifetime Achievement Award. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote a tweet saying, “Very saddened at the passing of legendary actress of Bengal, Supriya Chowdhury (Debi). We will fondly remember her through her films. Condolences to her family and fans.”

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