While the whole world is suffering from corona, sad news is constantly coming from Bollywood. After Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Wajid Khan, lyricist Yogesh and Anwar Sagar, Bollywood has suffered another blow. Renowned director Basu Chatterjee died of old age in Mumbai on Thursday. He was 93 years old. His body was laid to rest at Santa Cruz Cemetery in the afternoon. As a director, Basu Chatterjee directed beautiful films like Rajnigandha, Chitchor, Chhotisi Baat, Khattamitha, Baaton-Baaton Mein, Kamala Ki Maut. Director Basu Chatterjee, who diversified into films, accelerated the pace of films in the seventies. He started making two films in the same year. Masuda talks about the middle class in his films.
From the bus stop in Mumbai to Chali, movies like ‘Piya Ka Ghar’ are very popular. He has directed more than fifty Hindi and Bengali films, including Rajini and Byomkesh Bakshi. The Nikon competition between Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Basu Chatterjee at that time made a really mind blowing film. Basu Chatterjee started the flow of urban middle-class films that entertained the masses. Directed by Basu Chatterjee on Rajendra Yadav’s Sara Akash, it became the first film in parallel with Mrinal Sen’s Bhuvanshom.
Basu Chatterjee’s raucous moviesPiya Ka Ghar, Rajnigandha, Chhotisi Baat, Chitchor, Khattamitha, Chameli Ki Shaadi, Ek Ruka Husala, Man Pasand, Swami.