Veteran Bengali actress and Padma Shri awardee Supriya Devi, died on Friday at her residence in Kolkata.>
She was 83.
According to sources, Supriya was unwell for several months and had been admitted in a hospital for the past week.
She died at her residence this morning, the family sources added.
She received the Padma Shri in 2014 and also was a recipient of the BFJA Award twice and West Bengal’s highest civilian honour Banga-Vibhushan.
Supriya Devi had acted in almost 45 Bengali films till 2006. Her last film was ‘The Namesake’.
She was married to Bishwanath Choudhury and is survived by her daughter Soma.>