Lolita Chatterjee breathes her last at 81
Kolkata: Veteran Bengali film actor Lolita Chatterjee (Runu) passed away at a city nursing home on Wednesday. She was 81.
Condoling her death, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted: "Saddened at the passing away of veteran film actress Lolita Chatterjee. My condolences to her family, friends and admirers."
Chatterjee, popularly known by her nickname Runu, acted opposite Uttam Kumar in Bibhas in 1964, in her inaugural debut. She had acted in Jay Jayanti against Uttam Kumar as well.
In the 1970s, she moved to Mumbai and had acted with Rajesh Khanna, Mumtaz and Sharmila Tagore in Aap Ki Kasam, Victoria no. 203 and Talaash. She came back to Kolkata and joined jatra.
In 2013, she acted in Gautam Ghosh's Shunyo Awnko and played the lead role in Aditya Vikram Sengupta's Jonaki.