Rest In Peace Legendary Actor Soumitra Chatterjee. Magic Touch salutes you in our way
Soumitra Chatterjee or Soumitra Chattopadhyay was an Indian film actor. He was best known for his collaborations with Oscar-winning film director Satyajit Ray, with whom he worked in fourteen films. In 1999 Soumitra Chattopadhyay became the first Indian film personality to be conferred with the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, France's highest award for artists. He was also the winner of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award (2012) which is India's highest award for cinema. In 1994,he received Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award - South. In 2017, exactly thirty years after auteur Satyajit Ray was honoured with France's highest civilian award- the coveted Chevalier of Legion of Honor, thespian Soumitra Chatterjee, arguably, the most prominent face of Ray's films, also received the prestigious award.