Legendary Bengali actress, Suchitra Sen, is stable now but she is not out of danger. The 82-year old actress had been suffering from chest infection and was admitted to hospital on December 23, 2013. Her condition worsened since then and doctors put her on non-invesive ventilation.
She was scheduled to undergo cataract operation but it was postponed due to his heart condition. The Hindu reports:
The medical condition of legendary actor Suchitra Sen has stabilised to some extent, although she needs intermittent non-invasive ventilator support.
A medical bulletin issued by the private hospital where she is admitted said her oxygen saturation, although fluctuating, is maintained at a reasonable level.
On January 6, 2014, Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister of West Bengal, came to see her condition. She talked with her for twenty five minutes and then left.
Suchitra Sen is considered to be one of the finest actresses of Bengali cinema. Uttam Kumar-Suchitra Sen pair was considered to be one of the best pairs in the history Bangla cinema.
Her last outing with Soumitra Chatterjee in Pronoy Pasha (1978) did poorly. She then went into a self-imposed exile.