Bengali actor Abhishek Chatterjee passes away at the age of 57

Abhishek Chatterjee. Credit: Screenshot grab from Khorkuto serial/Instagram

Kolkata/IBNS: Popular Bengali actor Abhishek Chatterjee passed away on Wednesday night.

He was 57.

Chatterjee fell sick while he was participating in a reality show on Wednesday evening.

Reportedly, he was treated at his home where he passed away at 1:10 am.

The cause of his death is yet to be known.

In Bengali films, Chatterjee shared screen space with Tollywood superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee in a number of films.

After being a part of a huge number of Bengali films over the years, he became a prominent face in daily soaps.

Presently, he was playing a key role in Bengali serial Khorkuto.

Mourning his demise, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted, “Sad to know of the untimely demise of our young actor Abhishek Chatterjee . Abhishek was talented and versatile in his performances, and we shall miss him. It is a great loss for TV serials and our film industry. My condolences to his family and friends.”