Soumitra Chatterjee put on oxygen support
Published: 11:56 AM, 10 October 2020
Veteran Tollywood actor Soumitra Chatterjee has been shifted to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in a private hospital in Kolkata after his condition deteriorated on Friday.
Local media reported that a team of doctors is monitoring his condition round the clock.
Earlier on October 6, he had tested positive for coronavirus and was shifted to Bellevue Nursing Home in Kolkata for treatment.
The 85-year-old actor and Dada Saheb Phalke winner had resumed shooting a few days ago. Parambrata, another noted Bengali actor completed the shooting of Abhiyan. Jisshu Sengupta will be seen playing the role of young Soumitra in the film. Soumitra himself plays his older self in the film.
Soumitra Chatterjee is a celebrated Bengali actor, best known for his collaboration with Oscar-winner Satyajit Ray and the Feluda series.