Documentary-maker Chandita Mukherjee dies at 70

Chandita Mukherjee
Photo: The International Association of Women in Radio & Television (IAWRT).

Noted documentary filmmaker Chandita Mukherjee passed away at her residence in Mumbai on Tuesday, family sources said.

Mukherjee, 70, was battling cancer, they said.

She was best known for her multi-part series “Bharat Ek Chhap” on the evolution of science and technology in India.

She was a sociology graduate from Miranda House in Delhi University and a Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) alumnus.

She is survived by her husband, journalist Feroze Chandra.

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