Mumbai: Amit Kumar's mother Ruma Guha Thakurta at Amit Kumar's function of celebrating 50 years of his musical career in Mumbai on Dec 9, 2015. (Photo: IANS)
Founder of the Calcutta Youth Choir (CYC), which played a stellar role in popularising 'gana sangeet' or mass songs in Bengal, she showcased her talent in a number of Hindi and Bengali movies working with celebrated directors like Satyajit Ray, Tapan Sinha and Tarun Majumdar. (File Photo: IANS)Celebrated Bengali singer-actress Ruma Guha Thakurta died at her residence following old age related problems, in Kolkata on June 3, 2019. She was 84.