Veteran Bengali actor Partha Sarathi Deb passes away at 68

The actor’s condition worsened over the last week, and he was admitted to the ICU

Partha Sarathi Deb, a veteran Bengali actor, died on Saturday in a hospital here while undergoing treatment, according to his family. He was 68. Deb died about 11:50 p.m. on Friday, according to authorities.

He had been suffering from COPD-related ailments for a long time and had been confined to the state-run M R Bangur hospital for the past month, they added.

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His condition worsened over the last week, and he was admitted to the intensive care unit.

Deb, a popular face in serials, has also appeared in feature films, including the newly released ‘Raktabeej’.

Deb had appeared in more than 200 works, including theatre, serials, films, and web series.

He was the vice-president of the West Bengal Motion Picture Artists Forum.

The forum issued a statement condoling his passing and stating that his body would be carried to Technician Studio, a familiar location for the late performer.