Rituparno Ghosh, the final journey

Updated: May 30, 2013 17:58 IST

Bengali director Rituparno Ghosh's body was taken to Nandan, Kolkata's state-run movie theatre, for mourners to pay their last respects. Mr Ghosh died of a cardiac arrest at his Kolkata home at 7.30 am today. He was 49

Rituparno Ghosh, the final journey
Bengali director Rituparno Ghosh's body was taken to Siridhi crematorium, where he received a gun salute, from Technicians Studio. Mr Ghosh died of a cardiac arrest at his Kolkata home at 7.30 am today. He was 49
Rituparno Ghosh, the final journey
Rituparno Ghosh won 12 National Awards as well as several international honours.
Rituparno Ghosh, the final journey
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee pays her last respects to Rituparno Ghosh.
Rituparno Ghosh, the final journey
Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee with Bengali director Srijit Mukherjee at the funeral.
Rituparno Ghosh, the final journey
Director Sandip Ray, Bengali actress June Maliah and actor Prosenjit Chatterjee pay homage to the late director.
Rituparno Ghosh, the final journey
Actress Rituparna Sengupta who worked with the director in Dahan and Utsob, at the venue.
Rituparno Ghosh, the final journey
People tried to catch a glimpse as the body of the well-known director, unseen, was taken for cremation in Kolkata.
Rituparno Ghosh, the final journey
Hordes of people gathered around Mr Ghosh's casket waiting to catch a final glimpse of the acclaimed director.
Rituparno Ghosh, the final journey
Mr Ghosh's residence had been crowded with friends, colleagues and politicians since morning.
Rituparno Ghosh, the final journey
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was among the first ones to reach Mr Ghosh's residence earlier in the day.
Rituparno Ghosh, the final journey
Trinamool MP Derek O'Brien described Mr Ghosh's death as a "loss for advertising, Indian and international cinema."
Rituparno Ghosh, the final journey
Indian director Gautam Ghose also payed homage to the late filmmaker.
Rituparno Ghosh, the final journey
Bengal Commerce and Industry minister Partha Chatterjee also reached Rituparno Ghosh's residence and called his death a great loss to the film industry.

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