kolkata : Tollywood actor Pijush ganguly is dead. He is around 54. Ganguly along with dancer Malbika sen was seriously injured when his car collided head-on with a bus at Santragachi in Howrah district on October 20. sen was released from hospital after treatment that day. But condition of Pijush Ganguly was critical. Due to serious injury he has been kept under ventilation with full life support system at Belle Vue Clinic. His condition detoriorated on saturday. Around 3pm he took his last breathe. CM Mamata banerjee
Pijush Ganguly was a well known actor in the Bengali Television industry but he also worked in big screen. He had worked with directors such as Anjan Dutta, Kaushik Ganguly and also Tapan Sinha, Raja Dasgupta, Atanu Ghosh, Raja Sen, etc. His was a well-known face in television serials over the last 20 years. He started his television career with Abar Jakher Dhan. Some of his popular TV serials are Janmabhumi, Sonar Horin, Megher Palok, Jol Nupur, Boyei Gelo, Chokher Tara Tui, Aanchol, etc. He hosted the reality show Ma vs Bouma.
Pijush Ganguly started his career as a bank employee but later he left the job to pursue a career in acting. He started acting out of passion in the stages of Kolkata. He is actively involved with the Bengali Theatre and performs in various plays. He has worked with notable thespians such as Bratya Basu, Bibhas Chakraborty, Arun Mukherjee and Ramaprasad Banik in the stage. Some of his work includes Jestha Putra, Akarik, Madhav Malanchi Kanya, Jochhona Kumari, Virus M, Babli, 17 July, Mrityu-Ishwar-Jounota, Brain, Cinemar Moto, Surantar, Galileo Galilei, etc.