Sonali Chakraborty (1963 – 2022) was an Indian actress. She worked primarily in the Bangla television and film industry. She was suffering from a prolonged liver ailment and died on 31 October 2022 at a private hospital in Kolkata.
Sonali Chakraborty was born on Wednesday, 20 November 1963 (age 59 years; at the time of death) in Kolkata, West Bengal. Her zodiac sign was Scorpio. Soon after completing her school education, she joined Gokhale Memorial College in Kolkata, West Bengal to complete her graduation. Later, she pursued her master’s in arts degree from Rabindra Bharti University in Kolkata, West Bengal.
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Husband & Children
Sonali Chakraborty was married to Shankar Chakraborty. He is a Bangla actor. The couple worked together in several noted Bangla television daily soaps. They also worked as television anchors for many Bangla television reality shows.
Sonali Chakraborty with her husband
They have a daughter, and she works as an assistant director in the Mumbai film industry.
Sonali Chakraborty with her husband and daughter
Sonali Chakraborty was a veteran Bangla actress who appeared in popular films such as Dadar Kirti (1980), Har Jeet (2002), and Bandhan (2004) as Aarti.
The poster of the film Bandhan (2004)
Sonali Chakraborty is known for appearing in many Bangla television serials including Choker Bali: A Passion Play in 2003 and Satyameba Jayate in 2008.
The poster of the film Choker Bali – A Passion Play
Sonali Chakraborty worked in the television serial Gaatchora starring Solanki Roy and Gaourab Chatterjee in lead roles in 2021. Gaatchora was her last working project.
On 31 October 2022, she died in Kolkata, West Bengal at a private hospital after suffering from a prolonged illness. Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of Bengal, penned an emotional note over her death soon after Sonali’s death. Mamata Banerjee wrote consoled the suffering family through one of her social media accounts.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee took to Facebook and paid tribute to the late veteran actress Sonali Chakraborty
- She was also known by the name Sonalidevi.
- Sonali Chakraborty ventured into the Bangla film industry as a dancer. With the passage of time, she started her acting career in films. When her health started deteriorating, she started working in the television industry.