Mrinal Sen, legendary filmmaker and Phalke awardee, passes away at 95

Mrinal Sen was 95. (Express Photo: RL Chopra)

By Santanu Chowdhury

One of the most prolific filmmakers in the country and the pioneer of new wave cinema in India, Mrinal Sen passed away on Sunday morning due to age-related ailments. He was 95. He reportedly died of heart attack at around 10:30 am at his residence in Bhowanipore. His wife passed away last year and is survived by his son Kunal Sen who stays in Chicago.


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