Veteran Bengali film actor Haradhan Bandopadhyay, who worked with renowned directors, passed away on Saturday after battling for life for 15 days at a hospital here. The 87—year—old actor is survived by his wife and two sons, family sources said.
The actor worked with Satyajit Ray in films like ‘Shonar Kella’ (Golden Fort), ‘Jai Baba Felunath’ and ‘Mahanagar’ among others.
He also worked with other renowned directors like Mrinal Sen and Satyajit Ray’s son Sandip Ray.
Recently, the West Bengal government conferred the Banga Bibhusan award on Bandopadhyay.