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03 Jun, 2023
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Remembering the Superstars that Bollywood Lost this Decade

  1. Shammi Kapoor


21st October 1931 – 14th  August 2011

Shamsher Raj Kapoor starred in over 60 films, He is known for his movies like Junglee, Kashmir Ki Kali and An Evening in Paris. He died, aged 79 due to chronic Kidney failure.

  1. Dev Anand


26th September 1923 – 3rd December 2011

Dharamdev Pishorimal Anand had a career spanned over 6 decades and he did 36 films. He  is known for his films like Guide, Jewel thief  and Hare Rama Hare Krishna. The evergreen actor, aged 88, died in London due to cardiac arrest.

  1. Rajesh Khanna


29th December 1942 – 18th July 2012

His real name was Jatin Khanna, He did 106 solo hero films and 22 multi-star cast films in his career. The vetaran actor is known for his movies like Kati Patang, Anand, Haathi Mere Saathi and Bawarchi. Rajesh Khanna died, aged 69, due to Liver cancer.

  1. Dara Singh


19th  November 1928 – 12th  July 2012

Deedar Singh Randhawa was an Indian professional wrestler and actor. The World Wrestling Champion acted in movies like King Kong and Mard. He died in Mumbai due to cardiorespiratory arrest. His age was 83.

  1. Pran


12th  February 1920 – 12th  July 2013

Pran Krishan Sikand, best known as Pran was famous for his villain roles in Indian cinema. He is known for his movies like Don, Amar Akbar Anthony, and Bobby. The actor died, aged 83, due to a prolonged illness.

  1. Zohra Sehgal


27th  April 1912 – 10th  July 2014

Her full name was Zohra Mumtaz Sehgal. The female actor also starred in some British films and she is known for her appearences in films like Veer Zaara, Dil Se and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. The theatre Vetaran died, aged 102, due to pneumonia followed by a cardiac arrest.

  1. Sadhana


2nd  September 1941– 25th  December 2015

Sadhana Shivdasani is an Indian Film Actor, who did movies like Mera Saaya and Shree 420, she was the highest-paid female actor of her time. The yesteryear style icon died in Mumbai, aged 74, after a brief illness.

  1. Razak Khan


28th  March 1951 – 1st  June 2016

Abdur Razzak Khan, best known for his comic and supporting roles. He appeared in movies like Ankhiyon Se Goli Maare, Hera Pheri, Partner, Ishq, and Raja Hindustani. The talented actor died, aged 65, due to cardiac arrest.

  1. Shashi Kapoor


18th March 1938 – 4th  December 2017

His full name is Balbir Raj Kapoor. The Veteran actor is known for his roles in movies like Deewar, Satyam Shivam Sundaram, Shaan, and Kabhi Kabhie. The actor died, aged 79, due to Liver Cirrhosis.

  1. Vinod Khanna


6th  October 1946 – 27th  April 2017

Vinod Khanna is regarded as the most handsome and greatest actor of Indian Cinema. He is famous for his roles in movies like Amar Akbar Anthony, The Burning Train and Chandni. The vetaran actor died,aged 70, due to Bladder Cancer.

  1. Om Puri


18th  October 1950 – 6th  January 2017 

Om Prakash Puri is best known for his roles in movies like Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, Chachi 420, and Tamas. The Vetaran actor died in Mumbai, aged 66, due to a Heart attack.

  1. Reema Lagoo


21st  June 1958 – 18th  May 2017

 Her real name is  Nayan Bhadbhade. The Threatre actor is known for her Tv sitcoms Shriman Shrimati and Tu Tu Main Main.  The female actor also appeared in super hit movies like Hum Aapke Hai Kaun, Maine Pyar Kiya,Vaastav and Kal Ho Na Ho. She died, aged 58, due to Cardiac arrest

  1. Kader Khan


22nd  October 1937 – 31st  December 2018

The Indian Canadian actor is best known for his comic timing. He appeared in over 300 films and was also a prolific screenwriter. Some of his famous movies are Coolie no 1, Haseena Maan Jayegi, Dulhe Raja and Mujhse Shaadi Karogi. The skilled actor died in Canada, aged 81,due to prolonged illness.

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