Uncertainty is the law of nature. Certain unpredictable incidents drop our jaws and leave us shocked. Even though we know that death is the ultimate truth of life, the uncertain deaths of your loved ones break our hearts. In 2020 we lost tons of stars whom we look up to.
Here is the list of popular Indian celebrities who died in 2020.
1. Sushant Singh Rajput (सुशांत सिंह राजपुत)
The Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput impressed the mass with his acting skills. Starting from Kai Po Che! to Chhihhore his versatility became his USP. This master of all trait did not confine himself into acting only but also to dancing, singing playing instruments and whatnot. But unfortunate struck him and the sudden demise of the shining star left us speechless.
Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide. His hanging dead body was found in his apartment in Bandra on 14 June 2020. It is said that he was clinically depressed for the past few months and his mental illness forced him to take this drastic step. Still, the investigation is going on to find out the truth behind his tragic demise.
2. Irrfan Khan (इरफान खान)
Irrfan Khan is well known for his method acting who plays all his characters with utmost authenticity. When the audience was expecting more from him after ‘Angreji Medium’ at that very moment he left us disappointed and speechless. The actor who had still a lot to offer left us without our approval. On 29th April 2020, Irfan Khan died of Neuroendocrine Tumour at a hospital in Mumbai.
3. Rishi Kapoor (ऋषि कपूर)
Acting runs in the blood of Kapoor family and Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor is a shining example of that who stole the spotlight at a very young age by winning the National Film Award for best child artist in Mera Naam Joker. From Chandni to student of the year his screen presence was the icing on the cake. Apart from his acting skills his sweaters and jumpers used to seek the attention of the audition.
This charmer was fighting a battle against leukaemia, though he overcame the disease in 2018, 2 years later due to some breathing issues he was admitted to Sir H.N Reliance Foundation Hospital. He took his last breath on 29th April 2020 in the Mumbai hospital.
4. Saroj Khan (सरोज खान)
It’s a dream for all Bollywood actors to dance to her tune. From Madhuri Dixit to Sridevi all performed those iconic numbers under her choreography. Be it ‘Ek do tin’ or ‘Hawa Hawai’ Master Ji’s every choreography has a different flavour and her hook steps are as iconic as always. The dancing diva and expression queen could not survive a cardiac arrest and passed away on 3rd July 2020 in Mumbai.
5. Wajid Khan (वाजिद खान)
Sajid Wajid the musical duo sprinkled energy and positivity in each of their compositions, be it the Dabaang tracks or the Ek Tha Tiger electrifying number, we all grooved to their dance numbers and wished to get many more compositions in the coming years. But our wish shattered when the duo had to part ways due to the sudden demise of Wajid khan due to a cardiac arrest. The singer and composer passed away at 43 on 6th June 2020. This sudden tragedy left the industry speechless.
6. Chiranjeevi Sarja (चिरंजीवी सरजा)
Kannada Actor Chiranjeevi Sarja shocked the industry by his sudden demise due to cardiac arrest at a young age of 39. This actor performed in 22 films and had many more to offer to the industry but the unfortunate incident shattered the scopes. Many celebrities shared their shocking reaction to his death. The Kannada star took his last breath on 7th june, 2020 at a hospital in Bengaluru.
7. Preksha Mehta (प्रेक्षा मेहता)
Television actor Preksha Mehta who impressed the audience with her performance in crime petrol, Lal Ishq and Meri Durga took a drastic step of ending her life by hanging from the ceiling fan. Though she was taken to the hospital but could not survive. This 25 years old television actress was declared dead on 25 May 2020. She left a suicide note before committing suicide but she didn’t mention any reason behind it. The investigation is going on to find out the truth behind her demise. It is assumed that hindrance in her professional life dragged her into this tragedy. Preksha’s last Instagram post says “Sabse bura hota hai sapno ka mar jaana” (The worst thing is when a dream dies).
8. Sejal Sharma (सेजल शर्मा)
Tv actor Sejal Sharma is known for the daily soap Dil toh happy hai Ji decided to commit suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan. The 26 years old actor ended her life on 25th January 2020 and left a suicide note behind which said no one is responsible for her death. Though her roommate revealed that she went into depression due to her personal and professional life.
9. Basu Chatterjee (बासु चटर्जी)
Famous film director and screenplay writer Basu Chatterjee who gifted us films like Jeena yahan, Durga, Kamla ki maut, swami, chitchor and many more to count and bagged big awards for the same. This renowned director worked with stars like Mithun Chakraborty, Dev Anand, Tina Munim, Neetu Singh and has countless contributions and achievement in the industry. Basu Chatterjee passed away on 4th June 2020 at the age of 90 due to ageing factor at his Mumbai residence.