Actress Ushasie Chakraborty's father and veteran CPI (M) leader Shyamal Chakraborty dies of COVID-19

Actress and senior leader of CPI (M) Ushasie Chakraborty The father Shyamal Chakraborty has passed away today (August 06). He tested positive for COVID-19 and was admitted to a private hospital. He was 76 years old. He was initially responding to treatment, the actress had reported but lost the battle earlier today. He also suffered from other ailments. Chief Minister Mamata banerjee He has expressed his grief over his sad passing.

Chakraborty is the second notable politician in the state to die of COVID-19. Trinamool MLA Congress Tamonash ghosh succumbed to contagion in June .

Earlier, CM Mamata banerjee had enquired about Shyama Chakraboty’s health and assured all kind of help to the actress. Police commissioner had also assured Ushasie all kind of help.

Other political leaders, celebrities, have expressed their grief at the loss.

Ushasie, who is currently playing a major role in the popular Bengali TV series Sreemoyee, was tested after her father tested positive. She was completely isolated. Reports suggest it tested negative and the actress also began filming for the show.

The actress resumed filming yesterday and did some important sequences for the show. The actress is completely devastated by the incident.

Ushasie is one of the popular actresses in the Bengali entertainment industry. She has made several movies and television series. With Indrani halder Top star show Sreemoyee, returned to the small screen after a long time. (With PTI inputs)