Born in Kolkata to a Bengali family, Nabaneeta Den Sen was the daughter of the poet-couple Narendra Dev and Radharani Devi. She grew up in Bengal and graduated with a master’s degree in 1958. In 1959, she married Amartya Sen. Nabaneeta Deb Sen received the Padma Shri in 2000.
Deb Sen’s younger daughter is actress Nandana Deb Sen.
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has tweeted condolences.
Saddened at the passing away of noted litterateur and academic Nabaneeta Dev Sen. A recipient of several awards, he… https://t.co/uAo6XoIlD6
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) 1573141615000