Rituparno Ghosh's passing away a great loss to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual community: Onir

Rituparno-ghosh-onirRituparno Ghosh and Onir.

Filmmaker Onir said that actor-director Rituparno Ghosh's demise will be a huge loss for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community.

Rituparno Ghosh was known for his cross-dressing style and fascination for jewellery and make-up.

He was also one of the ardent supporters of the LGBT community.

"His passing away will be a big loss not only to lovers of cinema and art, but a huge loss to the LGBT community," tweeted Onir, who is a self-confessed gay.

"Will be leaving Kolkata in a bit. Next time I come here there will one one warm soul missing," he added.

Rituparno Ghosh, man behind films like Chokher Bali, Antarmahal and Dosar died today following a cardiac arrest. He was 49.

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