Eminent theatre personality Saoli Mitra Passed away

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Saoli Mitra, who was the recipient of Sangeet Natak Akademi in 2003, Padma Shri in 2009, and Banga Bibhusan in 2012, died at her residence in South Kolkata on 16th January 2022 of heart ailments.

  • She would be remembered for her solo performance as Draupadi in Naathvati Anaathbat (which she also wrote and directed), and as Sita on Sitakatha or Bitata Bitangso.
  • Mitra was the daughter of legendary theatre artists Shambhu Mitra and Tripti Mitra.

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