2020 has been a yr marked by loss. The yr will stay as one of the vital unforgettable one for a number of causes. Several celebrities tied the knot and started a brand new section of their lives, whereas some stepped their foot into parenthood. On the opposite aspect, we misplaced many nice and proficient celebrities from Hollywood in addition to Bollywood. From Kobe Bryant, Rishi Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput to Chadwick Boseman, many celebrities left the world. The Indian tv trade too misplaced a few of its gems together with Divya Bhatnagar and Sameer Sharma in 2020.
As this yr comes to an finish, check out the checklist of celebrities who bid us goodbye.
1. Irrfan Khan
Irrfan Khan breathed his final on April 29 in Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, after an extended battle with most cancers. He was 53. His final Hindi movie was Angrezi Medium, which launched on March 13 this yr.
2. Sushant Singh Rajput
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput passed away in Mumbai on June 14. The information of his dying left many in shock. The Dil Bechara actor died by suicide at his residence. After starring in TV present Pavitra Rishta, Sushant made his Bollywood debut in Abhishek Kapoor’s Kai Po Che.
3. Rishi Kapoor
Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor passed away in Mumbai on April 30, following an extended battle with leukemia. He was 67. The information of Rishi Kapoor’s dying broke many hearts.
4. Kobe Bryant
The NBA superstar and Oscar-winning producer of the short film Dear Basketball died in a helicopter crash on January 26 alongside eight other people, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna.
5. Wajid Khan
Wajid Khan of Bollywood music composer duo Sajid-Wajid passed away due to cardiac arrest. He was 42. Wajid Khan had tested positive for COVID-19. He died on June 1.
6. Chadwick Boseman
The entire world mourned the sudden demise of Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman. He had been fighting colon cancer since 2016. He succumbed to the disease on August 29. He was 43.
7. Saroj Khan
Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan passed away in Mumbai on July 3, following a cardiac arrest. She was 71. She choreographed songs like “Ek Do Teen”, “Hum Ko Aaj Kal Hai Intezaar”, “Dhak Dhak Karne Laga” and “Choli Ke Peeche Kya Hai” among others.
8. Sean Connery
Sean Connery, who played the iconic James Bond character passed away at the age of 90. He had pneumonia. The Oscar-winning Scottish icon died on October 31.
9. S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
Legendary singer S. P. Balasubrahmanyam left for his heavenly abode on September 25. After testing positive for Covid-19 in the first week of August, he was shifted to the ICU after his condition deteriorated.
10. Nishikant Kamat
Director Nishikant Kamat passed away on August 17 in Hyderabad’s AIG Hospitals, after a battle with liver cirrhosis. He was 50.
11. Asif Basra
Bollywood actor Asif Basra was found dead at a private complex in Mcleodganj on November 12. He is known for his performances in movies like Jab We Met, Kai Po Che and more.
12. Divya Bhatnagar
TV’s popular actress Divya Bhatnagar was diagnosed with COVID-19 and was battling with it. Unfortunately, she left for her heavenly abode after having succumbed to Coronavirus.
13. Sameer Sharma
TV actor Sameer Sharma, last seen in the Star Plus show Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke, died by suicide at his residence in Mumbai on August 6. He was 44 and was popularly known for his role in shows like Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Left Right Left, Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon among others.
14. Chiranjeevi Sarja
Kannada actor Chirranjeevi Sarja passed away on June 7 in Bengaluru, following a heart attack. He was 39. The actor was last seen in Shivarjuna.