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Bengali actor Sonali Chakraborty passes away

Bengali actor Sonali Chakraborty passes away

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Bengali actor Sonali Chakraborty died at a private hospital in Kolkata on Monday following a prolonged illness. She was 59 and is survived by her actor-husband Shankar Chakraborty and their daughter.

Chakraborty, a well-known face on Bengali television, was suffering from liver complications. She was undergoing treatment at the hospital for months, reports Times of India.

Sonali was a part of the popular Bengali show Gaatchora, which had Solanki Roy and Gaourab Chatterjee in the lead. Sonali and her husband Shankar Chakraborty had worked together in numerous Bengali television shows and movies. They also worked in many shows as anchors as well.

She also appeared in films such as Dadar Kirti (1980), Har Jeet (2002) and Bandhan (2004), among others. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed her grief over her demise, extending condolences to the bereaved family.