2017 has been a bad year if we go back and think how many iconic Bollywood personalities have left us and this world forever. 2016 gave us a rude shock too by taking away many stars away but 2017 was even worse.
1. Om Puri
Bollywood legend sent out a huge shock wave among his fans and admirers worldwide as he died of a heart attack on 6th Jan 2017.
He was 66 at the time of death.
2. Vinod Khanna
Bollywood veteran actor and very handsome Vinod Khanna passed away after a long battle with cancer. He was 70 at the time of his death i.e. April 27, 2017.
3. Sonika Simone Singh Chauhan
Model, actor, TV host and also an anchor of Pro Kabaddi League, Sonika Simone Singh Chauhan died due to a road accident on April 29, 2017. She was just 28.
4. Reema Lagoo
Reema Lagoo rose to fame with her TV show Tu Tu Main Main and films like Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, Hum Saath Saath Hain in which she played Salman Khan’s mother. Her charming smile is still fresh in our minds.
Reema Lagoo died of cardiac arrest on 18th May 2017. She was just 58 at the time of death.
5. Inder Kumar
Bollywood actor Inder Kumar who remained active in the industry for a long time and acted in a long list of films, ended his journey of life really soon.
He was just 44 and was under depression due to lack of work. Inder Kumar passed away on July 28, 2017.
6. Sitaram Panchal
Known for his role in film Peepli Live, Sitaram Panchal was suffering from lung and kidney cancer. He was bedridden and suffered worst crises of his life before he finally died on 10th Aug 2017. He was 54.
7. Tom Alter
Bollywood veteran actor Tom Alter died of skin cancer on 29th Sept 2017. He was 67.
8. Lekh Tandon
Bollywood veteran filmmaker, Lekh Tandon known for films like Amrapali, Agar Tum Na Hote and Dulhan Wahi Jo Piya Man Bhaye also passed away this year.
Lekh Tandon died on 15 Oct 2017 at his house in Powai in presence of his family. He was 88.
9. Ram Mukherjee
Indian film director and the father of Rani Mukerji, Ram Mukherjee passed away on 22 Oct 2017. He is known for films like Hum Hindustani (1960) and Leader (1964) and was 84 at the time of death.
10. Shashi Kapoor
After a prolonged illness, Bollywood’s veteran and one of the most loved actors Shashi Kapoor died on 4th Dec 2017 due to liver failure.
He was 79.