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Veteran actress Ruma Guha Thakurta, wife of late singer Kishore Kumar passes away

Actress-Singer Ruma Guha Thakurta dies at the age of 84



Veteran actress Ruma Guha Thakurta

It is indeed saddening for many, veteran Bengali actress Ruma Guha Thakurta left for her heavenly abode. The film actress breathed her last today morning (June 3) in Kolkata at her Ballygunge residence. The actress passed away at the age of 84.

The funeral was held in Kolkata today evening. Within a few hours after the unfortunate news, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee bemoaned the actress’ demise on Twitter: “Saddened at the passing away of Ruma Guha Thakurta. Her contribution to the field of cinema and music will always be remembered. My condolences to her family and her admirers.” said the CM.

Ruma Guha Thakurta began her career as an actress in 1944 with Amiya Chakravarty’s Jwar Bhata and went on to star in films such as Personal Assistant, Nirjan Saikate, Antony Firingee, Dadar Kirti, 36 Chowringhee Lane, Agun and Asha O Bhalobasha. She was also married to Kishore Kumar from 1950 to 1958. She is now survived by her son Amit Kumar and a daughter named Sromona Guha Thakurta from another marriage. We at CineBlitz also pay our condolences to the bereaved family.