Indian movie stars died at 79

Here are 2 famous actresses from India died at 79:

Gita Dey

Gita Dey (August 5, 1931 Kolkata-January 17, 2011 Kolkata) also known as Geeta Dey, Gita De, Geeta De or Shri Gita Dey was an Indian actor.

She made her debut in the film industry in the year 1949 with the Bengali film named "Nurse Rani". She also acted in some Hindi films, mostly in character roles. Her most notable performances were in the films "Devi", "Baikunther Will", "Abhijan", "Antony Firingee", and "Uttar Falguni". She was awarded the Best Supporting Actress award at the 19th National Film Awards for her role in the film "Saat Pake Bandha". In her career spanning more than four decades, she acted in over a hundred films in Bengali, Hindi, and Urdu languages. She was also a trained Rabindra Sangeet singer and lent her voice to a few films. She was married to the renowned filmmaker and actor Chidananda Dasgupta. After her death in 2011, she was posthumously awarded the West Bengal Government's highest cinema award, the "Mahanayak Uttam Kumar Samman".

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Tanguturi Suryakumari

Tanguturi Suryakumari (November 13, 1925 Rajahmundry-April 25, 2005 London) otherwise known as Surya Kumari, Tangutoori Suryakumari, T. Syryakumari, Suryakumari Elvin, Suryakumari Tangutoori, Tanguturi Surakumari, Surakumari Tanguturi, Surya Kumari Elvin, Prakasamma, Suri, Surya Kumari Elvin (Tanguturi), Tangutoori Surya Kumari or The Shirley Temple of India was an Indian actor, singer and dancer.

She died as a result of myocardial infarction.

Suryakumari made her acting debut at the age of four in the Telugu film, "Bala Nagamma" (1928). She went on to act in over 100 films in a career spanning several decades. She became a popular child artist in Indian cinema during the 1930s and 1940s. She was also a trained dancer and singer, and her performances in both these fields were highly acclaimed. Suryakumari was awarded the Padma Shri by the Indian government in 1969 for her contribution to Indian cinema. She was also part of the Indian delegation to the Cannes Film Festival in 1955. Despite her success in India, Suryakumari chose to retire from films and settle in London with her husband in the 1950s.

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