Film directory Sumitra Bhave died in Pune, said goodbye to the world at the age of 78

Sumitra Bhave was 78 years old.  Photo courtesy- @ sumitra.bhave / Instagram

Sumitra Bhave was 78 years old. Photo courtesy- @ sumitra.bhave / Instagram

Sumitra Bhave died at 6.45 am today due to lung infection and other physical complications at Sahyadri Superspeciality Hospital, Pune.

Mumbai. National Award-winning film directory Sumitra Bhave has died in Pune. She was 78 years old. Apart from being a guide, Sumitra Bhave was also a storyteller, screenwriter and lyricist. Apart from many popular feature films, he also directed more than 50 short films and some Marathi serials.

According to media reports, Sumitra Bhave died at 6.45 am today at Pune’s Sahyadri Superspeciality Hospital due to lung infection and other physical complications. She was ill for a long time and was hospitalized for the last two weeks.

Sumitra was suffering from a disease called Interstitial Lung Disease, which is a complex disease for a long time.

Sumitra Bhave had made a distinct identity by making films on different subjects like ‘Dahavi F’, ‘Doghi’, ‘Samhita’, ‘Astu’, ‘Nital’, ‘Welcome Home’. She joined Sunil Sukthankar while directing films in the 1980s and the two together directed about 17 films. Sumitra has been known to change the face of Marathi cinema for years with filmmaker Sunil Suthankar. The filmmaker duo has impressed people with many hits and important films, which earned them acclaim.




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