Veteran Bengali actress Ruma Guha Thakurta, who was first wife of legendary singer Kishore Kumar has passes away on Monday morning at her Ballygunge Place residence. She was 84.
Ruma Guha Thakurta was suffering from age-related illness over the past few years. Her funeral will be held today in Kolkata.
Ruma Guha Thakurta passes away
Born in Kolkata in 1934, the veteran actress-singer tied the knot with legendary Kishore Kumar in 1951. They have a son. But, in 1958, the couple parted their ways.
After her divorce, Ruma Guha Thakurta married Arup Guha Thakurta, with whom she has daughter Sromona Guha Thakurta, also a singer.
Thakurta has acted in Bengali movies including Ganga, Palatak, Antony Firingee, 80 Te Asio Na, Balika Badhu, Dadar Kirti, 36 Chowringhee Lane, Amrita Kumbher Sandhane, Bhalobasa Bhalobasa and Wheelchair.
May her soul rest in peace!