Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty’s father Basantakumar Chakraborty passes away on Tuesday. He was 95.
Basantakumar was suffering from age-related ailments and passed away due to renal failure in Mumbai. Unfortunately, Mithun is stuck in Bengaluru owing to the nationwide lockdown.
The actor was in Bengaluru for a shoot and got stuck there post the lockdown was announced. As per reports in TOI, the veteran actor is trying to get back to the city for the last rites.
Mithun Chakraborty’s father Basantakumar Chakraborty passes away
Mithun Chakraborty’s younger son Namashi Chakraborty, while talking to ABP News, confirmed the death of his grandfather. He didn’t divulge further details. While, Mithun’s elder son Mimoh Chakraborty is currently in Mumbai and he is waiting for his father to return to the city to perform the last rites.
Bengali actress Rituparna Sengupta took to the Twitter to offer her condolences to Mithun and his family. “My deep condolences on the sudden demise of your father, Mithun Da. Stay strong & may his soul rest in peace forever (sic),” she wrote.
My deep condolences on the sudden demise of your father,Mithun Da.
Stay strong & may his soul rest in peace forever 🙏
— Rituparna Sengupta (@RituparnaSpeaks) April 22, 2020
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family!