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Producer-director Jishu Dasgupta passes away

Posted on Dec 22, 11:41AM | UNI

Noted TV serial producer-director Jishu Dasgupta passed away here today after a protracted illness.

He was 53.

The end came at aound 0730hrs at a city hospital where Dasgupta was admitted about a month ago. He was suffering from cancer.

Dasgupta, who had presented a number of popular TV serials, also acted in some films.

His body was being taken to the Indrapuri studio and the Technician studio and the funeral would take place in the afternoon at the Keoratala crematorium.

All shootings in Tollywood have been suspended today as a mark of respect to the departed soul.

A pall of gloom descended on the film fraternity hearing the demise of Dasgupta.