Sharbari Dutta,an ace fashion designer,was found dead in her bathroom at her residence in Kolkata last night on Thursday.
The daughter of Bengali poet Ajit Dutta, she showed her prowess in fashion designing and made a name in designing men’s ethnic wear. Her label became popular for her unique blend of ethnicity with modernity in fabric and vibrancy in colour, changing the notion that men don’t have much sartorial choices.
Dutta established her own brand Shunyaa which has its outlets in Kolkata. She dabbled into women’s wear and was a prominent face in fashion shows organised in the city.
Her death came as shock to the showbiz fraternity.Singers Parama Banerjee and Ujjaini Mukherjee, actors Srabonty Chatterjee, Rukmini Moitra and Pujarini Ghosh, theatre personality-director Debesh Chatterjee expressed grief and shock on social media.
Sharbari Dutta left legacy to her fashion designer son Amalin Dutta.