Renowned Bengali director who was remembered for films like Paying Guest, Junglee, Abhinetri, and Ulta Seedha.
His first film, the Hindi film Munimji, was released in 1955.
He died from complications stemming from blood cancer 20 years after completing his final film.
He had three children: two boys named Subhash and Sanjoy and a daughter named Gitanjali.
He and Arin Paul were both directors from Bengal.