There are many Bollywood actors who left a mark through their sharp acting skills and immensely expressive faces. These actors have not only set a benchmark for acting, but they will be remembered for their roles forever. These actors have made us smile with their acting and made us cried with their death. Not all Bollywood actors’ death becomes breaking news on the newspapers for months. Some just go away slowly, leaving all their good movies behind. Here are a few Bollywood actors you may not know are dead.
Zohra Sehgal was a well-known face in the Bollywood industry. Despite her old age, she didn’t lose the charm, smile and energy she had in her younger years. She had been a part of various Bollywood movies like Dil Se, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Cheeni Kam, etc. She had acted till the very end of her life, and never lost the zest for life. She died at the age of 102 after living a long, fulfilling life. Zohra Sehgal had been an inspiration for many Bollywood actors, as she shows that if you love for acting, age is just a number.
Famous for movies like Bhool Bhulaiyya, Darna Zaroori Hai, Malamal Weekly and various Marathi movies, Rasika Joshi died at an age of 39, and the cause of her death was leukaemia. Rasika Joshi was an incredible actor who could play any role with ease. She also starred in various television serials. Besides the comic roles, she was also seen playing an antagonist in a Hindi serial called Bandini. Her acting career is filled with numerous roles that showed how brilliant as an actor she was. Rasika Joshi would be an unforgettable loss for the Bollywood.
Deven Verma was seen in numerous Bollywood movies like Dil, Chamatkaar, Andaz Apna Apna. His comic time was always on the point. It was impossible to not laugh at his antics and dialogue delivery. He also won Filmfare awards for movies like Chori Mera Kaam, Chor Ke Ghar Chor and Angoor. His comedy skills were acknowledged across the Bollywood. He died at an age of 77 due to heart attack and kidney failure. With heavy heart, the entire Bollywood became a part Deven Verma’s last rites. He would always inspire the upcoming Bollywood comedians.
Farooq Sheikh was a famous Bollywood celebrity. He was a household name through his TV serial, Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai. A celebrity talk-show which touched the nerve of every Indian with its emotional and natural quotient. His last movie was Youngistaan in the year 2014. Movies like Chashmein Buddoor, Biwi Ho Toh Aisi and Saath Saath made Farooq Sheikh established in Bollywood. His effortless acting skills and innocent charm would always be remembered. He died at an age of 65 due to heart attack.
Who can forget Rajesh Vivek’s role of an astrologer in the movie, Lagaan? He was also a part of Ashutosh Gowariker’s next movie, Swades. Movies like Mujhse Shaadi Karogi and Bunty Aur Babli are also under his credit. Rajesh Vivek was the kind of actor who was not in limelight but his roles were still remembered and cherished. He died at an age of 66 due to heart attack.