- Supriya Devi made her debut with Uttam Kumar's Basu Parivar
- She was known for films like Chowringhee, Bagh Bandi Khela
- She is survived by her daughter
She received the Padma Shri and West Bengal government's highest civilian award Banga Vibhushan, besides the Filmfare East Lifetime Achievement Award.
She is survived by her daughter.
"Very saddened at the passing of legendary actress of Bengal, Supriya Chowdhury (Debi). We will fondly remember her through her films. Condolences to her family and fans," West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said in a tweet.
Expressing grief at the demise of Supriya Devi, legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who acted with her in Jodi Jantem besides many others, said they had together been in films for many decades.
Supriya Devi's contemporary and veteran actress Sabitri Chattopadhyay said, "I cannot believe this news. We regularly talked over phone."
West Bengal Power Minister Sovandeb Chattopadhyay visited Supriya Devi's residence to pay tributes and said arrangements were being made on behalf of the state government for the last rites.
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