September 22, 2021

Rituparno Ghosh (Director) Biography, Age, Death, Affair, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 31, 2021

Short Biography

Rituparno Ghosh was born on 31-08-1963 in Kolkata in the state of West Bengal, India. He was an Indian Film Actor, Film Director Screenwriter, Lyricist, Television Presenter & Editor who was known for his work in Bengali cinema as well as Bollywood & English movies.


Rituparno Ghosh Complete Bio & Career

Rituparno Ghosh was conceived in a Hindu family in Kolkata. Sunil Ghosh was his father who was a documentary filmmaker and painter. He completed his tutoring at South Point High school. Finally, he graduated from Jadavpur University, Kolkata in economics. He was one of the few transparently gay figures on the Indian silver screen.
 
His debut film was “Hirer Angti” which was released in 1992. He had won many international awards and 12 National Film awards for the movies like Unishe April, Dahan, Raincoat, Bariwali, Asukh, Utsab, and much more.
 
He had also been the editor of many famous magazines like “Anandalok” and “Robber”. His national film awards were for Direction, screenplay, and best feature film. Other awards include the Kalakar award, Tele Cine award which was won by him. Many of his movies had also been nominated in the International Film Festival.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Rituparno Ghosh had been suffering from diabetes mellitus type 2 for ten years, and pancreatitis for five years. On the other hand, he was suffering from insomnia and had been taking medication for it. After abdominoplasty and breast implants operations, he was also facing complications from hormone treatments.

He died at his residence Kolkata on 30-05-2013 due to a massive heart attack. He was found unconscious in bed by his attendants, Dileep and Bishnu. He was 49 years old. Before his cremation, he was given gun salute by Kolkata Police.

DEATHDAY DEATH PLACE DEATH COUNTRY
30 May, 2013 (Sunday) Kolkata, West Bengal India

Rituparno Ghosh Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to documentary filmmaker Sunil Ghosh. He had a younger brother named Indranil Ghosh, who is an actor & director in Bengali cinema. 

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Rituparno Ghosh Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Rituparno Ghosh was 49 years, 8 months & 30 days old age.