Its indeed a sad day for the fashion fraternity as renowned fashion designer Sharbari Datta left the mortal world for heavenly abode on Thursday, September 17, 2020. Known for her impeccable work in designing ethnic wear for men, Sharbari breathed her last at the age of 63 at her Kolkata based home. As reported by a leading daily, the designer was found dead inside her washroom. The primary investigation suggested that she died of a sudden cardiac attack in the washroom. But the family members of Dutta said she was otherwise keeping fine and had no such chronic ailment.
Though the police did not suspect any foul play behind her sudden demise, her mortal remains were still sent for autopsy. The veteran designer is survived by her son, designer Amalin Datta, who saw his mother last on Wednesday, September 16, 2020.
The tragic demise of Sharbari sent the film and fashion fraternity into the state of mourning. Condoldences started poring in grivieng the death of the celebrated designer.
— RUKMINI MAITRA (@RukminiMaitra) September 17, 2020
Forever Immortal in the History of Fashion, said actress-model Rukmini Maitra.
— Srabanti (@srabantismile) September 17, 2020
Srabonty Chatterjee mourned the loss of the celebrated designer.
Tumi nei Biswas hoche na. Bhalo theko Didi. Onek onek manusher mon ajke khub kharap...
Actress Rachna Banerjee, expressed her grief on the designer’s sudden demise.
Daughter of celebrated Bengali poet Ajit Dutta, Sharbari was a popular name in the costume designing industry for over past few decades, especially in the field of men's ethnic wears. In fact, it was Dutta who had introduced coloured Bengali Dhotis and designer Punjabis (kurta) to the the mainstream fashion world with her exclusive touch on bright colours along with embroidery works. Her legacy would live on forever.
(Source- Twitter, Facebok , Instagram inputs from IANS)