Actor-Politician Tapas Paul Dies Of Cardiac Arrest

Tapas Paul Dies Of Cardiac Arrest

Former Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul died at the age of 61 in a private hospital in Mumbai early Tuesday. Tapas Paul was a noted actor of Bengali films.

Family sources said that Paul went to Mumbai to meet his daughter. On his return to Kolkata, he complained of chest pain at Mumbai airport, after which he was rushed to a hospital in Juhu, where he died. He was suffering from cardiovascular diseases and was being treated continuously for the last two years.

He reached the Parliament by winning from Krishnanagar seat in West Bengal in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He contested on TMC ticket. He was arrested by the CBI in 2016 in the Rose Valley chit fund case and was granted bail nearly 13 months later. Since then, he has distanced himself from films.

Tapas Paul was born on September 29, 1958. He started his career at the age of 22. Paul made his film debut in the film Dadar Keerti.

He touched success in the 80s. Many of his films were back-to-back super hits. Many of his films including ‘Sahab’, ‘Parbat Priya’, ‘Bhalobasa Bhalobasa’, ‘Amar Bandhan’, ‘Anurager Choyan’ were super hits. He received the Filmfare Award for the film Sahab, released in 1981.

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