January 15, 2016 6:26:37 pm
Noted filmmaker Anil Ganguly passed away today at his residence here after a brief illness.
He was 82.
He breathed his last in the early hours and he was cremated around 1 pm, sources said.
Ganguly is a noted director and screenwriter, who worked in Hindi cinema from 1970s to the 90s.
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He is best known for Jaya Bhaduri starrer, “Kora Kagaz” and “Tapasya” both of which won National Award.
His other notable films are “Saaheb”, ” Trishna”, “Khandaan”, “Humkadam”, “Pyar Ke Kabil”, “Balidan” (Bolidan -1990, Bengali), “Dushman Devta” among others.
His daughter Rupali Ganguly is a television and theatre actress and his son Vijay Ganguly is a director and choreographer.
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