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Veteran Bengali actor Dipankar Dey's health improves, discharged from hospital

The actor is expected to return for a review after a week.

Last Updated: Jan 21, 2020, 02.32 PM IST
Dipankar Dey
Dipankar Dey was hospitalised after he complained of severe breathing problems last Friday.
KOLKATA: Veteran actor Dipankar Dey was on Monday night discharged from the hospital after his health condition improved, a senior doctor of the medical establishment said. "Mr Dey was discharged on Monday evening at 8:30 pm.

He is expected to return for a review after a week as advised by his supervising physician," senior pulmonologist at the hospital said.

The 75-year-old actor was hospitalised after he complained of severe breathing problems last Friday, a day after getting married to long-time live-in partner Dolon Roy.

Dey, who has worked with a number of directors such as Satyajit Ray to Srijit Mukherjee, bagged the National Film Awards for Best Supporting actor in 1986 for his role in Aparna Sen-directed 'Parama'.

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