There are few gems of our Bollywood industry who are not here now but have made major contributions to the film industry of India. Some of them were very popular and sudden news of their death was also very shocking for the Bollywood fans. In the year 2017 and 2018, we lost many amazing actors like Sridevi, Ompuri and many more who have contributed some really great movies to our Bollywood film industry. Let’s check out some of the Bollywood celebrities who died in the year 2017 and 2018.
1. Narendra Jha
Narendra Jha was an Indian actor who was known for his work in Bollywood. He was more famous for Bollywood productions and has produced some really amazing films in the Bollywood. Talking more about his work, his movies include Haider, Hamari Adhuri Kahani, Mohenjodaro, Shorgul, Kaabil, Mohenjodaro, Race 3 and many others. Narendra Jha was 55 years old when he died. He died because of a Heart attack. He was taken to Kokilaben Hospital but he couldn’t be saved. Narendra Jha died on 14 March 2018.
Sridevi was an Indian actress and producer who worked in Tamil, Telegu, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada films and had established herself very well in the Bollywood industry. She had been a part of many blockbuster movies and was a very legendary actress of the Indian film industry. She was said to be India’s first female superstar and had won many awards including a National Film Award, two Filmfare Awards and three Filmfare Awards South. The death of Sridevi was quite shocking as she had gone to a relative’s wedding in Dubai where she died because of accidental drowning. Sridevi died on 24 February 2018.
3. Vinod Khanna
Vinod Khanna was an Indian actor who appeared in Bollywood films. He was also a producer and lately entered in politics as well. Vinod Khanna has been one of the most successful actors in the olden golden times and has been a part of many blockbuster films. Vinod Khanna was also one of the most good-looking actors in the film industry in the period of 70’s and had a large number of female fan following at that time. Talking about his death, Vinod Khanna passed away on 27th July 2018. Vinod Khanna was facing bladder cancer which became the reason for his death.
4. Nargis Rabadi
Nargis Rabadi, who was also known as Shammi was an Indian actress who used to appear in Bollywood films. Nargis also appeared in TV shows named Dekh Bhai Dekh and Idhar Udhar and was known a great actor in the Indian film industry. Talking more about her career, this phenomenal actress had done more than 200 films in her career. She appeared in many films as a supporting actress as well and her acting was truly loved by the fans. Nargis Rabadi died while sleeping on 6th March 2018 at the age of 88.
5. Om Puri
Om Puri has been one of the greatest actors of the Bollywood film industry. He was one of the most successful Bollywood actors and he was truly loved by the fans. He has been a part of many blockbuster films and has always been a treat to watch. He has also played many supporting roles in the Bollywood films and his on-screen presence was just amazing. Om Puri died on 6th January 2017 due to a heart attack. At that point, he was 66 years old.
6. Reema Lagoo
Reema Lagoo was an Indian actress who was known for his work in Hindi and Marathi cinema. She has been one of the most talented actresses of the Bollywood industry. Not only in films, but also she appeared in TV serials. She has been a part of some really amazing blockbuster movies like “Hum Saapke Hain Kaun” and did a great job there. Talking about her death, Reema Lagoo died on 18th May 2017 because of heart failure.
7. Shashi Kapoor
Shashi Kapoor was an Indian actor who used to appear in Bollywood films. He has been a great actor of his time and was one of the most popular and successful actors of the Bollywood industry. Talking about his career, Shashi Kapor has done more than 160 films in his successful career which includes many blockbusters and commercially successful films. Talking about his death, Shashi Kapoor died on 4th December 2017.
8. Lekh Tandon
Lekh Tandon was an Indian actor and also a filmmaker who had gained immense success and appreciation for his work in the Bollywood film industry. Lekh Tandon has made many amazing films and has a great contribution in the Bollywood film industry. Talking more about his career, he had acted in movies like Chennai Express, Swades, Rang De Basanti and more and gained a lot of appreciation for his work. Lekh Tandon died on 15th October 2017.
9. Ram Mukherjee
Ram Mukherjee was an Indian director, screenwriter and also a producer who has contributed many amazing films in the Bollywood film industry. Ram Mukherjee has been a great producer and director and has contributed films like Hum Hindustani, Leader, Ek Bar Mooskura Do and others. He is the father of the famous and successful actress Rani Mukherjee who is an established actress in the Bollywood industry. Ram Mukherjee died on 22nd October 2017 when his age was 83 years.
10. Inder Kumar
Inder Kumar was an Indian actor who appeared in Bollywood films and has been a part of some great and commercially successful films. Mostly he did supporting roles like in the movie Wanted, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, Kahin Pyaar Na Hojaaye and others. Talking about the death of this young actor, he died because of a cardiac arrest on 28 July 2017 at the age of 43 years.