Moushumi Chatterjee’s daughter passes away

Mumbai, Dec 14  Veteran actress Moushumi Chatterjee’s daughter has passed away.

Moushumi’s elder daughter Payal Mukherjee passed away on Friday after battling prolonged illness. She was 45.

Payal had type 1 diabetes and was undergoing treatment since a long time. She was reportedly in coma since last year.

Payal tied the knot with businessman Dicky Sinha in 2010. Last year, Moushumi Chatterjee and her husband had a legal battle with her daughter’s in-laws accusing them of showing negligence towards Payal and not letting the actress meet her daughter.

Payal has earlier worked with a popular television channel and has reportedly produced a television serial independently.

The veteran actress who has been active in both Hindi and Bengali cinema, was last seen in Shoojit Sircar’s directorial “Piku” in 2015.

Her younger daughter Megha has appeared in a few films. She was seen in films such as Himesh Reshammiya’s 2009 release. “Radio” and the Bengali film, “Bhalobashar Onek Naam”.