Noted Bengali actor Abhishek Chatterjee passed away on Thursday. He was 57 years old. The actor was keeping unwell for some time now. However, the exact reason of his death is yet to be ascertained.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condoled the death of the actor. She took to twitter and wrote, “Sad to know of the untimely demise of our young actor Abhishek Chatterjee . Abhishek was talented and versatile in his performances, and we shall miss him. It is a great loss for TV serials and our film industry. My condolences to his family and friends (sic)."
Abhishek Chatterjee made his debut with the Bengali film Pathbhola (1986), directed by Tarun Majumdar. He was seen alongside veterans such as Sandhya Roy, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Tapas Paul and Utpal Dutt. His other films include Ora Charjon, Tumi Koto Sundar, Surer Akashe, Toofan, Maryada, Amar Prem, Papi, Haraner Nat Jamai, Jeevan Pradip, Puroshottam Abirvab, Mayer Anchal, Arjun Aamar Naam and Sabuj Saathi, among others.
The veteran actor has also worked in television.
On the personal front, after studying from Baranagore Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama High School, Abhishek graduated from Seth Anandram Jaipuria College, University of Calcutta.