Celebrities who died in 2020: Celebrities who left us in 2020

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Celebrities who died in 2020 – The year 2020 has been a roller-coaster for everyone. Corona virus has had a huge impact on the whole world, changing the lives of people everywhere. There have been natural calamities like forest fires, cyclones that impacted thousands of people in India. Many famous personalities from Indian cinema and TV world said goodbye to the world too.

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Here is the list of celebrities who died in 2020: Celebrities who left us in 2020. The list includes popular names such as Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan.

Saroj Khan

Saroj Khan

  • The ‘Masterji’ of Bollywood, Saroj Khan, died at the age of 71 years due to cardiac arrest on 3rd July 2020.
  • She started her career as a child artist, at the age of 3 years in ‘Nazarana’.
  • She was married to B Sohanlal at the age of 13 years when he was 43 and had 4 kids.
  • Saroj Ji began her career as an independent choreographer with ‘Geeta Mera Naam’ in 1974.
  • Her major breakthrough came when she worked with Sridevi in ‘Nagina’ in 1986, ‘Hawa Hawai’ from ‘Mr. India’ in 1987, and ‘Chandni’ in 1989.
  • In 2012, her documentary, ‘The Saroj Khan Story’ was also released.

Sushant Singh Rajput

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  • Sushant Singh Rajput, the star who was in process of making his name in the industry, died by suicide on 14 June 2020, at the age of 34 years.
  • Starting his career from television series in 2008 with Star Plus’ ‘Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil’, Sushant made an entry in the Bollywood Industry in 2013. He made his debut in the movie industry with ‘Kai Po Che’ after which he starred in 11 more movies. From these 11, 1 movie – Dil Bechara is still set to release.
  • Apart from his interest in acting, he was also very knowledgable. He ranked 7th in the SCE Entrance Exam in 2003 and secured his admission in Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) in Delhi College of Engineering. Not only this, but Sushant was also a National Olympiad Winner in Physics and cleared 11 engineering entrance exams, including the one for the Indian School of Mines.
  • Sushant Singh Rajput was in a relationship with Ankita Lokhande for 6 years before the two broke up in 2016.

Wajid Ali Khan

Wajid Ali Khan

  • Singer-composer Wajid Ali of music director duo Sajid-Wajid died on 1 June in Mumbai.
  • He was facing kidney related issues. There are stipulations that he may have been infected by COVID-19 too. The composer was only 42.
  • Wajid Khan was on ventilator support for four days at a Mumbai hospital.
  • Along with Sajid, they composed music for many hit Bollywood films like Garv, Tere Naam, Partner, Dabangg, Rowdy Rathore.
  • He also judged some singing reality-based shows on television.

Celebrities who died in 2020

Rishi Kapoor

rishi kapoor

  • At the age of 67, Bollywood romantic hero Rishi Kapoor said goodbye to everyone.
  • Rishi Kapoor had been fighting cancer for a long time and left everyone on 30 April 2020.
  • Rishi Kapoor made his Bollywood debut in the film Bobby (1973).
  • Rishi Kapoor did more than 92 Bollywood films.
  • He was married to actress Neetu Kapoor and was the proud father of Ranbir and Riddhima.

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Irrfan Khan

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  • Just a day before Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan Khan suddenly left everyone.
  • He was one of the most talented actors Bollywood has ever had.
  • He was admitted to the hospital because of a colon infection but his condition turned critical. He had been facing cancer for a while.
  • The actor died on 29 April 2020 because of Neuroendocrine tumor.
  • Irrfan has acted in more than 50 films. Some of his best films are Lunchbox, Hindi Medium, Life of Pie, Piku, and Paan Singh Tomar. Here is Irrfan Khan movie list – Best films of Irrfan Khan you can’t miss

Celebrities who died in 2020

Sejal Sharma

sejal sharma

  • Sejal Sharma was a TV actress who said goodbye to everyone at a very young age.
  • The actress committed suicide in January 2020 at her rented flat in Mumbai. She was born and brought up in Udaipur.
  • She was part of the famous TV show “Dil To Happy Hai Ji”.
  • Apart from this, she was also seen in an advertisement of Vivo with Aamir Khan.

Mebina Michel

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  • Mebina Michael was the winner of the famous Kannada Reality Show, “Pyate Hudgir Halli Life”.
  • TV actor-cum-model Mebina Michael died in a car-tractor collision on NH 75 near Belluru Cross.
  • She was returning from her hometown of Madikeri at the time of the accident.

Celebrities who died in 2020

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Preksha Mehta

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  • Television actress Preksha Mehta committed suicide at her home in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. She was only 25.
  • Preksha had been part of many TV series.
  • The actress had travelled home to Indore from Mumbai before the lockdown and was said to have been suffering from depression because of the loss of work caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Later, she hanged herself from the ceiling fan at her home in Indore.

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  • Yesteryears famous actress of Hindi cinema Nimmi passed away at the age of 87.
  • She was sick for a very long time and on 25 March 2020, she died due to a heart attack in Mumbai.
  • She was one of the most popular actresses of the 1950s and 1960s and had many hits to her credit like Uran Khatola, Kundan, Mere Mehboob.
  • Her original name was Nawab Banoo, but Raj Kapoor named her Nimmi.

Basu Chatterjee

  • Basu Chatterjee was best known for directing movies like Choti Si Baat, Rajnigandha, Chameli Ki Shadi.
  • Chatterjee also directed a Bengali film Hothath Brishti in 1998, which featured actors from both Bangladesh and India.
  • We lost this gem on 4 December 2020. When he died, he was 93. Chatterjee died due to age-related complications.

Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam

  • Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam was a famous Indian musician, playback singer, television anchor, music director, actor.
  • Balasubrahmanyam was a recipient of the Padma Shri in 2001 and Padma Bhushan in 2011 from the Government of India
  • He got himself admitted to Chennai’s MGM Healthcare Hospital after testing corona positive. On 25 September 2020,  he died from post-COVID-19 complications.

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