Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took to twitter to pay tribute to Mahanayak Uttam Kumar on his death anniversary on Tuesday.
Mamata tweeted as:
Homage to Mahanayak Uttam Kumar on his death anniversary
মহানায়ক উত্তম কুমারের প্রয়াণ দিবসে শ্রদ্ধার্ঘ্য
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) July 24, 2018
“Homage to Mahanayak Uttam Kumar on his death anniversary
মহানায়ক উত্তম কুমারের প্রয়াণ দিবসে শ্রদ্ধার্ঘ্য”
Uttam Kumar was an Indian film actor, director, producer, singer, composer and playback singer who predominantly worked in Indian Cinema.He was regarded as one of the most popular and beloved actors ever in India. Through his career he earned commercial as well as critical success, and he remains as an Indian cultural icon.
Considered as the most popular film star of Bengali cinema, Kumar managed to have a huge fan following, that mainly concentrated in the regions of West Bengal, India and Bangladesh. He was a recipient of many awards over his lifetime, including National Film Award for Best Actor.