Sujit Kumar passes away

MUMBAI:Veteran actor-producer Sujit Kumar, who worked in innumerable Hindi films, and was also the first superstar of Bhojpuri cinema in his heydays, passed away this week, at the age of 75.


Kumar was also well-known for producing  films like Khel starring Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Champion starring Sunny Deol, Manisha Koirala  and Aetbaar starring Amitabh Bachchan, John Abraham, Bipasha Basu.


He is survived by his son Jatin Kumar and daughter Henna. A chautha ceremony  will take place at 5pm, Monday,8 February, 2010 at the Indian Medical Association, besides PVR Cinema, Juhu, Mumbai.