Kolkata: Actor and singer Mrinal Mukherjee passed away on Tuesday due to old-age related issues. He passed away at a private hospital in south Kolkata on Tuesday afternoon.
Mukherjee was infected with the deadly cancer for few days. On top of it, he was recently suffering from jaundice for which he was hospitalised on Monday. His health condition deteriorated and unfortunately passed away on Tuesday.
Mukherjee’s two sons are also related to acting. They are actor Debapriya Mukherjee and female actor-singer Jojo Mukherjee. Few days back, he had celebrated his wife’s birthday with his children.
Mrinal Mukherjee stepped into the cine-genre from 1960s. He was first seen as an actor in ‘Chuti’ directed by Arundhati Devi. He also acted in several films of Tapan Sinha. Later on, apart from movies, he was also seen in serials.
Mukherjee also did side roles or the roles of villain. He used to sing very well. One of his recent movie was ‘Byomkesh and Chiriyakhana’ in 2016.