The 82-year old actress also got the prestigious 'Banga Bhibhushan' in the year 2012 which was received by her grandchildren Riya and Raima Sen. She's also the first Indian actress to be awarded in an international film festival (Best Actress award for the movie "Saat Paake Bandha" in 1963 'Moscow film festival'). She also received the 'Best Actress Award' for the film "Devdas" (1955).
The Actress has also worked in some of the classic Indian movies like Aandhi, Devdas, and Musafir and is considered to be the one of the cult actress of all the time. She's been one of the most famous Bengali Actress who has attained legendary status because of her performances in Bengali cinema. In particular, the movies in which she paired opposite to another legend in Bengali films, Uttam Kumar, are all-time classics in Bengali cinema.
Famous writer Taslima Nasrin tweeted about Sen and said “How sad will we b when Suchitra Sen dies! She has bn livng in seclusion for 35yrs. We don't know how she looks like. All we've is her 60's pics.”