KOLKATA, Jan 17 � Legendary actress Suchitra Sen, known as the Greta Garbo of Bengali cinema and who gave memorable performances in classics like Devdas, Aandhi and Deep Jwele Jai, died of a heart attack today at a hospital here.
Family sources said the screen goddess suffered a massive cardiac arrest at Belle Vue clinic where she was admitted since December 23. Doctors tried their best to save her but she passed away at 8.25 am, the sources said. The 82-year-old star, who starred in over 60 films, is survived by her only daughter Moon Moon and grand-daughters Riya and Raima, both actresses. She was being treated at the private Intensive Treatment Unit of the hospital for COPD and was battling acute breathing difficulties.