Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) The film fraternity here came out Thursday to pay homage to director Tapan Sinha, who died here Thursday, with another veteran director Mrinal Sen calling Sinha's death an "irreparable loss".
"Sinha's death is an irreparable loss not only to Bengali, but the entire Indian film industry. It's not about losing a great filmmaker, but an extraordinary friend, always ready to help and support others," Sen told reporters here Thursday.
"I have never seen someone so genuine at heart like Sinha. As far as his exceptional filmmaking is concerned, I don't think I am in a position to comment," Sen said.
Satyajit Ray's son Sandip Ray said he would miss Sinha.
"I, in fact, the entire film fraternity, wil