KOLKATA: She romanced the big screen. She was probably one of the first Bengali actresses to become popular for her romantic roles. After few weeks’ after the actor’s demise, a book titled – Mahanayika – has been released on the late Bengali cinema icon Suchitra Sen.
The 500-page book offers a peep into the life of the elusive actress through rare photographs, replica of posters and insights offered by renowned filmmakers. It has write-ups on Sen by director Ritwik Ghatak, Ajay Kar and Asit Sen, among others. It also carries an article by Sen’s biographer and friend Gopal Krishna Roy.
“Besides photographs and posters, there is a collection of news clippings reporting her death,” the film makers said.
The 82-year-old actress Suchitra Sen died at a nursing home in Kolkata 17 Jan after a massive cardiac arrest.