Mithun Chakraborty’s father Basantakumar dies at 95 in Mumbai, actor stuck in Bengaluru

Mithun Chakraborty’s father Basantakumar Chakraborty passed away in Mumbai on Tuesday. Mithun, who is stuck in Bengaluru, is trying to get to Mumbai to perform the last rites.

Mithun Chakraborty.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Mithun Chakraborty was in Bengaluru for a shoot and is currently stuck there following the lockdown.
  • Mithun Chakraborty is trying to get to Mumbai to perform the last rites.
  • Mithun’s father Basantakumar Chakraborty was 95 and had been battling age-related ailments.

Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty’s father Basantakumar Chakraborty passed away in Mumbai on Tuesday. He was 95 and had been battling age-related ailments for some time.

Mithun Chakraborty is currently stuck in Bengaluru due to the lockdown. He was there for a shoot and after the 21-day nationwide lockdown was announced, he had to stay back in Bengaluru. The actor is trying to get to Mumbai to perform his last rites.

Popular Bengali actress Rituparna Sengupta confirmed the news on Twitter and shared a condolence message for Mithun and his family. She wrote, “My deep condolences on the sudden demise of your father, Mithun Da. Stay strong & may his soul rest in peace forever (sic).”

My deep condolences on the sudden demise of your father,Mithun Da.
Stay strong & may his soul rest in peace forever

— Rituparna Sengupta (@RituparnaSpeaks) April 22, 2020

Basantakumar Chakraborty is survived by his wife Santimoyee Chakraborty, his eldest son Gouranga Chakraborty aka Mithun and his family. Reports suggest that Mithun’s eldest son, Mimoh Chakraborty is in Mumbai.

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