“Soumitra Chatterjee Is On Several Life Support Systems, Need A Miracle,” Says Doctor

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'Soumitra Chatterjee Is On Several Life Support Systems, Need A Miracle,' Says Doctor

A file picture of Soumitra Chatterjee from fan-club (courtesy soumitrachattopadhyayo)


  • The actor was admitted to the hospital on October 6
  • A medical bulletin mentioned the actor’s “situation is grave”
  • “A 40-day combat just isn’t sufficient,” the physician added


Actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who was admitted to Kolkata’s Belle Vue Clinic on October 6, is ” grave and actually important”, the physician accountable for the actor’s medical remedy at Kolkata’s Belle Vue Clinic mentioned on Saturday. In a 4:30 pm medical bulletin, Dr Arindam Kar mentioned, “The 40 day combat has not been sufficient. We want a miracle now.” Mr Soumitra Chatterjee is 85 and has needed to be placed on life help. He’s barely acutely aware. His situation which was described at important however steady for a number of days deteriorated sharply quickly after he underwent tracheostomy and plasmapheresis earlier this week.

Soumitra Chatterjee was admitted to the hospital on October 6, only a day after he examined constructive for COVID-19. The actor examined unfavourable a little bit after every week on October 14 however he remained admitted due to well being issues, particularly COVID-19 induced encephalopathy.

Inside a number of days after Mr Chatterjee examined unfavourable, the docs mentioned he was recovering and would be capable of stroll in a number of days. Nevertheless on October 25, Dr Arindam Kar, who’s main the medical staff treating Mr Chatterjee, mentioned: “You all know he’s not maintaining properly. His consciousness, regardless of all our efforts, just isn’t bettering. Reasonably it has gone down.”

Because the final week of October, Mr Chatterjee was present process dialysis on alternate days, which “managed to stabilize a few of his parameters.”

Actually, early November, his consciousness which had dipped to 9 on 15 within the Glasgow Coma Scale went as much as 11. Earlier this week, docs performed tracheostomy to offer him “airway safety” and plasmapheresis to deal with issues, together with encephalopathy.


His situation was reported to be steady after these procedures however deteriorated on Friday and additional on Saturday.

Soumitra Chatterjee, Bengal’s most celebrated actor, is best-known for his many collaborations with filmmaker Satyajit Ray – they made 14 films collectively. Soumitra Chatterjee was additionally directed by different Bengali cinematic greats, together with Mrinal Sen in Akash Kusum.His final huge display screen outing was 2019’s Sanjhbati.

Soumitra Chatterjee’s intensive record of awards and honours contains the Padma Bhushan and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Tagore Ratna. He obtained the Dadasaheb Phalke Award – India’s high movie honour – in 2012. Mr Chatterjee was the winner of three Nationwide Awards for his performances within the movies Antardhan, Dekha and Padokkhep. In 2018, he obtained the Legion of Honour by France, the nation’s high civilian award. In 1989, Satyajit Ray had additionally obtained the identical award.


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