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Director Nishikant Kamat of films like 'Madari', 'Rocky Handsome' and 'Drisham' has passed away. On Monday evening, he breathed his last at a private hospital in Hyderabad. Bollywood has suffered a major setback with the death of Nishikant.
2020 is proving extremely bad for Bollywood as Nishikant is the 14th Bollywood celeb to lose his life this year. Before Nishikant, 13 stars have died in the last 8 months. A look at these celebs …
Kumkum died at the age of 86.
On 28 July, the famous actress of the bygone era, Kumkum, died at the age of 86. She was ill for a long time. She had acted in many famous Hindi films like Mother India, Across, CID. In his career of nearly 20 years, Kumkum acted in more than a hundred films. He did most films during the 50s and 60s. During this time he worked with many big stars including Gurudutt, Kishore Kumar, Dilip Kumar, Devanand.
2) Parvez Khan
Action director Parvez Khan died of a heart attack.
On July 27, action director Parvez Khan died of a heart attack in Mumbai. He was 55 years old. His life could not be saved after chest pain. Parvez made his contribution in films like Andhadhundha, Badlapur, Bullet Raja.
Surma Bhopali of 'Sholay' snatched 2020
On July 8, Jagdeep died in a house in Mumbai. He was the father of actors Javed and Naved Jaffrey. He also has a daughter named Muskan. It is being told that 81-year-old Jagdeep was suffering from diseases for a long time. Jagdeep Ramesh Sippy's film 'Sholay' (1975) was popularly known as Surma Bhopali.
4) Harish Shah
Cancer was heavy on Harish Shah, who made a film on cancer.
On 7 July, producer director Harish Shah, another well-known name of the film industry, had died at 6 am on Tuesday. Harish was 76 years old and was battling cancer. He made a short film Why Me, which won the President's Award, for bringing the story of people struggling with the same disease to the world.
5) Saroj Khan
Dancing queen Saroj Khan dies due to heart attack.
Choreographer Saroj Khan, known as the Dancing Queen in Bollywood, died of a heart attack on July 3 at the age of 71. She was admitted to Bandra Hospital for several days due to shortness of breath. In a career spanning 40 years, Saroj Khan choreographed nearly two thousand songs.
He also won the National Award three times. Saroj Khan has contributed in bringing new talent as a judge in many reality shows like Nach Baliye ',' Maestro Ke Ustad ',' Nachle Way With Saroj Khan ',' Boogie-Woogie ',' Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa '.
6) Sushant Singh Rajput
Sushant's death story could not be solved despite more than 65 days passed.
On the morning of June 14, Sushant's body became a sensation when he met his Mumbai-based apartment. Earlier, 34-year-old Sushant committed suicide by hanging himself, but later in the case, new twists are being seen every day.
Mumbai police first investigated Sushant's death, but a family dissatisfied with his investigation registered a case against Riya Chakraborty for abetment to suicide in Bihar. After this, there was talk of handing over the investigation to the CBI. What was the reason for Sushant's death is still a matter of investigation.
7) Disha Salian
So far the secret remains the mystery of Disha Saliyan's death.
Before the death of Sushant on 14 June, the news of the death of his former manager Disha Salian on 8 June shocked everyone. It is said that Disha committed suicide by jumping from the 14th floor. But this case is being linked to Sushant's death. It is being said that the direction was murdered. The Mumbai Police is investigating the case afresh.
8) Basu Chatterjee
Basu Chatterjee said goodbye to the world on 4 June.
Basu Chatterjee, who has been called the God of tickling romantic films, said goodbye to the world on 4 June. He was identified in the industry as Basu Da. Basu Chatterjee is best known for directing films like Chhoti Baat, Rajinigandha, Baat Baat Baar, Ek Hukta Faisal and Chameli Ki Shaadi.
7 times Filmfare Award for Basu Chatterjee's contribution to films and 1992 National Film Award for Durga. In 2007, he was awarded the Life Time Achievement Award by IIFA. Basu Da was active in directing films from 1969 to 2011.
9) Wajid Khan
The pair of Sajid-Wajid broke up in 2020.
On June 1, Bollywood's famous music composer Wajid Khan passed away. He was 42 years old. Wajid, who was popular with the pair of Sajid-Wajid, had been suffering from kidney problems for a long time. He was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Mumbai. He was put on ventilator support when the condition suddenly worsened.
10) Mohit Baghel
Cancer took the life of 27-year-old Mohit.
On May 22, 2020, TV and film actor Mohit Baghel died at the age of 27. Mohit had cancer. Mohit was seen in Salman Khan's film Ready. She was last seen in the film Jabariya Jodi of Siddharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra.
11) Rishi Kapoor
67-year-old sage lost to leukemia.
67-year-old Rishi Kapoor died on 30 April. He was fighting leukemia, a type of blood cancer. His marrow treatment was going on in America. He returned from New York last year after 11 months of treatment but in April 2020, his condition worsened and he died.
12) Irrfan Khan
Irfan died at the age of 53 due to a neuro-endocrine tumor.
Irfan Khan died on 29 April due to a Cologne infection. The 53-year-old Irfan was also battling neuroendocrine tumors. He revealed the disease in 2018, after which he was also treated for a long time in London.
Meanwhile, on improving his health, he shot his last film 'English Medium', which was released in March this year. Irfan's health started deteriorating again in March, but due to the lockdown, Irfan could not go abroad for further treatment and died.
13) Ritu Nanda
Ritu Nanda lost the battle to cancer at the age of 71.
Ritu Nanda, daughter of the late showman Raj Kapoor and sister of Rishi Kapoor-Randhir Kapoor, died of cancer on January 20, 2020. She was 71 years old. Ritu was the support of the great Amitabh Bachchan. His son Nikhil is married to Big B's daughter Shweta. Ritu, born in 1948, was active in the life insurance business. She was married to industrialist Rajan Nanda, who died in August 2018.