CPI Condoles Demise of Mr. Mrinal Sen
The National Secretariat of the Communist Party of India issued the following statement on December 31, 2018 condoling the death of Mrinal Sen:
The National Secretariat of the Communist Party of India expresses its heartfelt condolences on the death of one of the doyens of the Indian cinema. He passed away on December 30, 2018 at his Kolkata residence and was 95.
He was very close to Indian left movement and was heavily influenced by parallel cinema. He had introduced a new kind of film-making, something that Indian cinema had never witnessed before him.
In his career spanning across seven decades, Mrinal Sen created 34 works to his credit, which included 27 feature films, four short films and five documentaries. His first film was Raat Bhore (in 1956) and last was Aamar Bhuvan (in 2002).
The National Secretariat sends its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved members of his family.