Rita Koiral, the famous TV artist, died of liver cancer at a private hospital at the age of 58. Koiral had acted in films such as ‘Asukh’ (1999) by Late Rituparno Ghosh and ‘Paromitar Ekdin’ (2008) by Aparna Sen and ‘Dutta Vs Dutta’ (2012) by Anjan Dutt. She had dubbed the voice for Kiron Kher in the film ‘Bariwali’ directed by Late Rituparno Ghosh
She had been working in popular soaps like ‘Rakhi Bandhan’ and ‘Stree’ which are currently on air.
She was taken home after chemotherapy 7 days back and her condition was serious ever since. Koiral was re-admitted to the hospital early today after her condition turned critical.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted:
Saddened to hear about the passing away of actress Rita Koiral. My condolences to her family, friends and fans. Gone too soon
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) November 19, 2017
Really shocked and extremely upset to hear about the sudden demise of Rita Koyral.Loss for the industry.Such a powerful actress she was.
— Prosenjit Chatterjee (@prosenjitbumba) November 19, 2017
~Prosenjit Chatterjee Twitted