GUWAHATI:Veteran actor Biju Phukan is dead. He was 70. Phukan, the doyen of Assamese film world suddenly died of cardiac arrestin the afternoon.
According to information, Phukan, who was not keeping well for the last couple of days suddenly fell seriously ill and his family members rushed him to the Apollo Hospital in Guwahati and died minutes after he was admitted in ICU.
He is survived by his wife Rajashree, daughter Sanghamita and son Angshuman.
The Assam government is organizing his cremation with full state honour on Thursday.