Sushant Singh Rajput, Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan Khan: 48 celebrities handed away within the first 6 months of 2020

by Jeremy Spirogis
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48 celebrities handed away within the first 6 months of 2020& 

The 12 months 2020 has been many issues and none of them good. Apart from the COVID-19 pandemic engulfing many international locations the world over, many distinguished names from the Indian movie trade misplaced their lives within the first half of 2020. Some succumbed to diseases, some died of age and some, sadly, took their very own lives. The 12 months has been a shock for a lot of cinelovers, who beloved and adored the celebrated stars. 

From celebrated actors to well-known filmmakers to the trade’s go-to astrologers to many technicians, who weaved magic behind the digital camera, the trade is reeling beneath the lack of a few of its best names. 

As we enter the following half of 2020, this is remembering all those that misplaced their lives within the first six months of the 12 months.   
1. Sushant Singh Rajput

The actor died by suicide on June 14, leaving his followers, buddies, and members of the family in deep shock. The police are nonetheless investigating the case. 
2. Chiranjeevi Sarja

The Kannada actor, 39, died after struggling a cardiac arrest. He was married to Meghana Raj.

3. Wajid Khan

Wajid Khan of the music composer duo Sajid-Wajid breathed his final on June 1. He died because of a cardiac arrest. He was 47. 
4. Mebiena Michael 

Mebiena Michael was the winner of the fact tv present, Pyate Hudgir Halli Life. She misplaced her life in a tragic highway accident on May 26. She was 22. 

5. Preksha Mehta

Crime Patrol actress Preksha Mehta died by suicide in May. She was 25. 

6. Rishi Kapoor

Veteran Hindi cinema actor Rishi Kapoor breathed his final on April 30. He was recognized with leukemia and had undergone remedy in New York.

7. Irrfan Khan

A day earlier than Kapoor’s demise, one other trade stalwart Irrfan Khan handed away. The actor, who was recognized with neuroendocrine tumour, succumbed to colon an infection.
8. Dr Sethuraman 

Tamil actor and dermatologist, Sethuraman, who had starred in comedy Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya, handed away on March 26. The 36-year-old actor reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest.

9. Nimmi

Legendary Hindi cinema actress Nimmi handed away at 87. She reportedly died because of well being issues. 

10. Wendell Rodricks

The celebrated designer handed away at 59 in February this 12 months. Wendell was conferred with the Padma Shri in 2014.

11. Sejal Sharma

Sejal Sharma, who was seen in Dil Toh Happy Hai Ji, died by suicide in January. 

12. Yogesh Gaur

Veteran lyricist Yogesh Gaur handed away in May on the age of 77. He was recognized for the hit songs like Zindagi Kaisi Hai Paheli and Kahin Door Jab Din Dhal Jaye.

13. Mohit Baghel

Mohit Baghel, who starred in Salman Khan-starrer Ready, breathed his final in May. According to author and director Raaj Shaandilyaa, the actor misplaced his life to most cancers.

14. Manmeet Grewal

Known for Aadat Se Majboor and Kuldeepak, actor Manmeet reportedly died by suicide in May. He was 32. 

15. Sachin Kumar

Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii actor Sachin Kumar breathed his final in May. He suffered a cardiac arrest. 

16. Sai Gundewar 

Sai Gundewar, who was seen in movies like Rock On!!, PK, and Baazaar misplaced his life to mind most cancers in May. He was 42. 

17. Shafique Ansari

Crime Patrol actor Shafique handed away on May 10. He was reportedly battling most cancers for a number of years.

18. Tridib Ghosh

The well-liked people theatre actor died of cardiac arrest in June. He was 68. He had additionally starred in movies like Swasurbari Zindabad and Atmiyo Swajan

19. Gopalakrishnan

Tamil actor KKP Gopalakrishnan handed away in February after struggling a cardiac arrest. He was 54.

20. Jameela Malik

Veteran Malayalam actress Jameela Malik breathed her final on January 28. She was 73 and was reportedly affected by age-related illnesses. 
21.  John Kottoly

John, who had labored in movies like Manu and Falaknuma Das, amongst others, breathed his final in January this 12 months. He reportedly succumbed to a cardiac arrest. 

22. Vinay Sinha

Vinay Sinha, the producer of Andaz Apna Apna, handed away in January. 

23. Pappukutty Bhagavathar

Veteran Malayalam actor and singer Pappukutty Bhagavathar breathed his final on June 22 at his residence in Kochi, Kerala. He was 107. 

24. AL Raghavan

It was in June that well-liked Tamil singer and actor AL Raghavan handed away after struggling a cardiac arrest. He was married to MN Rajam.

25. Okay R Sachidanandan

Ace Malayalam director Okay R Sachidanandan aka Sachy breathed his final in June. He had undergone an entire hip-replacement surgical procedure a number of days earlier than his demise. 

26. Kulathoor Bhaskaran Nair

Malayalam producer Kulathoor Bhaskaran Nair handed away on June 15 at his residence in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He was 83.

27. Padmaja Radhakrishnan

Veteran Kerala lyricist, artiste, and painter Padmaja Radhakrishnan handed away on Monday. She was 68.   

28. Tejas Parvatkar

Actor Tejas D Parvatkar, who was to star within the internet present Mumbai Diaries 26/11, breathed his final on the age of 41. 

29. Jagesh Mukati 

Popular actor Jagesh Mukati, who was additionally part of Man and Hasee Toh Phasee amongst different movies, handed away in June. He was rushed to a hospital after complaining of respiratory difficulties. 

30. Tapas Pal

Bengali actor Tapas Pal handed away in Mumbai after struggling a cardiac arrest. He was a former Trinamool Congress MP. 

31. Baidyanath Basak 

Noted cinematographer, Baidyanath Basak, handed away in Kolkata final month. He was 96. He had labored in a number of Bengali movies and had additionally labored with Raj Kapoor.

32. Anil Suri

Veteran Bollywood producer Anil Suri breathed his final in June. He had examined optimistic for COVID-19. 

33.  Basu Chatterjee

Noted filmmaker Basu Chatterjee, who had labored in Choti Si Baat and Chameli Ki Shaadi amongst many others, handed away in June. He was 93.

34. Anwar Sagar

Known for songs like Waada Raha Sanam from Akshay Kumar-starrer Khiladi and Yeh Dua Meri from Karisma Kapoor’s movie, Sapne Sajan Ke, breathed his final in June. He was 70. 

35.  Krish Kapur 

Casting director Krish Kapur, who had labored on Rhea Chakraborty’s Jalebi, handed away in a tragic automobile accident final month. 

36. Ratnakar Matkari 

Veteran Marathi author, recognized for his well-known performs together with Prema Kahani, Lokakatha 78, Nimma Shimma Rakshas, handed away on the age of 81. 

37. Shaburaj

Malayalam actor Shaburaj, 40, died after struggling a coronary heart assault in May. 

38. Michael Madhu

Kannada actor Michael Madhu handed away two months in the past. He was 51. The late actor was recognized for his comedian timing. 

39. Bullet Prakash 

It was in April that Kannada actor Bullet Prakash handed away because of kidney ailment. The actor was hospitalised for a liver an infection.

40. Sonam Sherpa

Sonam Sherpa, the lead guitarist and founding member of well-liked Indian band Parikrama, breathed his final in Kurseong in February.

41. Sasi Kalinga

Legendary Malayalam actor Sasi Kalinga, who had starred in over 100 movies and over 500 theatrical performs, handed away three months in the past. 

42.  MK Arjunan 

Veteran music composer MK Arjunan aka Arjunan Master, who had composed over 700 melodies for the Malayalam movie trade, handed away on the age of 84. 

43. Paravai Muniyamma

Tamil people singer and actress Paravai Muniyamma breathed her final in May. She was 83. 

44. Bejan Daruwalla
Renowned astrologer Bejan Daruwalla breathed his final in May. He was 89. 

45. Visu

It was in March that veteran Kollywood actor and director Visu handed away because of a cardiac arrest at a personal hospital in Chennai. He was 74.

46. Jairam Kulkarni 

Veteran Marathi actor Jairam Kulkarni breathed his final in May. The actor was part of many hit movies together with Prem Deewane and De Denandan.

47. Imtiaz Khan

Hindi movie actor Imtiaz Khan, who was married to tv actress Kruttika Desai, handed away in March. He was recognized for his performances in Yaadon Ki Baaraat and Noor Jahan, amongst different movies.

48. Santu Mukhopadhyay

Celebrated Bengali actor Santu Mukhopadhyay breathed his final in March. He was 69 and was reportedly admitted to a hospital for over a month.

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