Top 12 famous TV & Bollywood celebrities who died in recent years

Sanjit Bedi
Heart-throb Sanjit Bedi had shot to fame with the popular medical drama Sanjivani that also starred actors Mohnish Behl, Gurdeep Kohli and Rupa Ganguly. Kya Hoga Nimmo Ka & Kasautii Zindagi Kay. However, he succumbed to a prolonged illness on June 23, 2015.
Here is a list of bollywood celebs we bet you didn’t know are no more.

1. Rajesh Vivek

Bollywood actor Rajesh Vivek who is mainly known for his roles in super hits like Lagaan, Swades has died on 14 January 2016 at the age of 66 due to a massive heart attack.

2. Sadashiv Amrapurkar

Sadashiv Amrapurkar who is known for playing villainous roles .He died on 3 November 2014, 64 years old.

3. Jiah Khan

Jiah Khan was an Indian popular actor and singer, who worked in Bollywood. Jiah was seen in movies like Nishabd, Ghajini and Housefull. Jiah Khan committed suicide at her Juhu residence in Mumbai on 3 June 2013.

4. Aadesh Shrivastava

Aadesh was a music composer and singer of Indian music. Over the course of his career, he had composed music for over 100 Hindi films. Just a day after he turned 51, he died of cancer in Kokilaben Hospital.

5. Pratyusha Banerjee

Pratyusha first gained recognition in 2010 in the television show Balika Vadhu. This was her first leading role in the television series where she earned her household name “Anandi”.On 1 April 2016, Banerjee was found hanging in her Mumbai apartment, and according to the postmortem report the cause of death was asphyxia.

6. Nirmal Pandey

Nirmal Pandey who is known for his films like Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya, One 2 ka 4 and Shikari died at the age of 47 on 18 February 2010, from a heart attack in Mumbai.

7. Rasika Joshi

Rasika Joshi who acted in films like Malamal Weekly, Ek Hasina Thi and Bhul Bhullaiya died from leukaemia on 7 July 2011 in a nursing home in Mumbai, aged 39.

8. Taruni Sachdev

Taruni who is mainly known as Rasna girl died in the Agni Air Flight CHT plane crash in Nepal, on 14 May 2012, her 14th birthday. Taruni’s mother Geetha Sachdev who accompanied her on the flight also died.

9. Jaspal Bhatti

Jaspal Bhatti was a Punjabi Sikh television personality famous for his satirical take on the problems of the common man. He was commonly known as “King of Comedy” and also “King of Satire”. The actor died in a car accident near Shahkot in Jalandhar district on 25 October 2012, aged 57. The car was being driven by his son, Jasraj Bhatti. Jaspal died just one day before the release of his film Power Cut starring his son Jasraj.

10. Abir Goswami

An Indian film and television actor, Abir Goswami, who worked in television serials like “Kkusum”, “Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli”, “Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara”. Goswami died on 31 May 2013 at the age of 37 due to cardiac arrest when he was running on treadmill.
Vivek Shauq
Vivek Shauq is not only a good comedian but also a good actor, writer and singer too. Along with films he was seen in shows like “Ulta Pulta” and “Flop Show’ alongside famous comedian Jaspal Bhatti. He suffered a heart attack on 3 January and was admitted to Jupiter Hospital in Thane. On 10 January 2011 Shauq died from septicemia.