Soumitra Chatterjee (1935-2020) was a legendary Indian actor known for his prolific career in Bengali cinema, particularly for his collaborations with director Satyajit Ray. Born in Kolkata, he made his debut in Ray's "Apur Sansar" (1959) and went on to portray iconic characters in films like "Charulata," "Devi," and "Ghare-Baire." With his remarkable talent, he earned numerous awards, including the Dadasaheb Phalke Award and the Legion of Honour, becoming an enduring symbol of Bengali cinema's artistic excellence and cultural heritage. Chatterjee's contributions to Indian cinema continue to be celebrated long after his passing in 2020.