New Delhi, Dec 30 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday condoled the death of noted film-maker Mrinal Sen, saying the country is grateful to him for giving some of the most memorable films. Also Read - UK PM Boris Johnson Offers Days Off From Lockdown To Form 'Christmas Bubble'

“Our country is grateful to Shri Mrinal Sen for giving us some of the most memorable films. The dexterity and sensitivity with which he made films is noteworthy. His rich work is admired across generations. Saddened by his demise. My thoughts are with his family and admirers,” he said on Twitter. Also Read - Twitter Launches Custom Emojis to Spread Awareness on Domestic Violence Against Women

A Dadasaheb Phalke award winner, Sen passed away Sunday. He was 95. Also Read - 'Coming Soon, But When?': Gamers Await Release of PUBG Mobile India, Flood Twitter With Queries

Sen took his last breath after a prolonged battle with age-related ailments.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.