Tracheostomy Successfully Performed on Soumitra Chatterjee
Legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee’s physical condition has not deteriorated. He underwent a successful tracheostomy on Wednesday, reports Anandabazar.
Doctor Arindam Kar told the media that Soumitra Chatterjee’s plasma therapy is being considered as a next step. If all goes well, this therapy may be done today, Thursday.
He further said that Soumitra has no more problems physically.
Soumitra Chatterjee has been hospitalized for 36 days since October 8 following his Covid-19 test result came positive. During the treatment, his physical condition sometimes improved and sometimes worsened.
Although his condition is stable, he is still in critical condition, hospital sources said.
Soumitra Chatterjee or Chattopadhyay was born on 19 January 1935 in Krishnanagar, Nadia district of West Bengal. He studied literature at Amherst Street City College, Calcutta University.
In 1959, he acted in the first film ‘Apur Sansar’ directed by Satyajit Ray. Soumitra has acted in 14 of Oscar winner Ray’s 34 movies. Apart from movies, the veteran Bengali actor has acted in dramas.