Veteran actress Suchitra Sen hospitalised


Yesteryears veteran actress Suchitra Sen who has been leading the life of a recluse and away from the media lights took ill and was admitted to a nursing home in Kolkata. The actress had gone for a routine medical check up when she complained of high fever and slight chest pains. The actress also had high blood pressure.
However doctors claim that there is nothing to worry about and the actress was doing much better now, however she was kept under observation. Dr. K B Bakshi said “There is no cause for concern. She has been kept in the ICCU for better supervision, but there is no cardiac problem.” There were a few routine medical tests being conducted on the 76 years old actress. Suchitra Sen made her debut in Bengali cinema and went on to do several prominent films in Hindi too. However for the past few years now, the actress has chosen to stay away from the limelight. Her daughter former actress Moonmoon Sen visited her several times in hospital. Her granddaughters Raima Sen and Riya Sen have also cut short their shooting schedules to visit their grandmother in hospital.

Raima Sen said “My grandmother is absolutely fine; she goes for regular medical check-ups.” The doctors said that she was doing much better and could be discharged in a day or two. Suchitra Sen has done several landmark films in Hindi cinema like Devdas, Aandhi etc. In Bengal cinema too she has a legendry status.