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Kathak maestro Pandit Birju Maharaj passes away

Posted in News, Obituary on January 16, 2022 by munna

Kathak legend Pandit Birju Maharaj died at his home in Delhi late Sunday after suffering a heart attack, according to DD News. He was 83.
A recipient of the country’s second-highest civilian award, Padma Vibhushan, he was born as Brij Mohan Nath Mishra on February 4, 1937 in a well-known Kathak dancing family. The news comes just days after his nephew and disciple Pt Munna Shukla passed away following a brief illness at 78.

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Actor Puneeth Rajkumar passes away due to cardiac arrest

Posted in Obituary on October 29, 2021 by munna

Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar passed away due to a fatal cardiac arrest on Friday, the 29th of October. The actor was reportedly working out in his gym when he collapsed suddenly and was rushed to a hospital immediately. Puneeth was later admitted to Vikram Hospital and was receiving treatment in the intensive care unit until the devastating news came forth. He was 46 years old at the time.

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Legendary comedian Umer Sharif passes away in Germany

Posted in Obituary on October 2, 2021 by munna

Legendary comedian Umer Sharif passes away in Germany

Legendary comedian Umer Sharif passed away in Germany on Saturday after battling serious health problems. He was 66.

Jean-Paul Belmondo passes away…

Posted in Obituary with tags , , , , , , on September 8, 2021 by Qalandar

Jean-Paul Belmondo, the rugged actor whose disdainful eyes, boxer’s nose, sensual lips and cynical outlook made him the idolized personification of youthful alienation in the French New Wave, most notably in his classic performance as an existential killer in Jean-Luc Godard’s “Breathless,” died on Monday at his home in Paris. He was 88.

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Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla passes away

Posted in News, Obituary on September 2, 2021 by munna

Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla passes away

In some shocking news this morning (September 2), Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla passed away of massive heart attack early morning.
The actor was rished to Cooper hospital in the morning. He suffered a massive heart attack and had taken medicine last evening.

Legendary actor Dilip Kumar passes away at 98

Posted in Obituary on July 6, 2021 by munna

Legendary actor Dilip Kumar passes away at 98

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Milkha Singh dies of COVID-19 complications aged 91

Posted in Obituary on June 18, 2021 by munna

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Milkha Singh, one of India’s greatest ever sportspersons, died of COVID-19 complications in Chandigarh late on Friday night, aged 91.

Known as “The Flying Sikh”, he won four Asian Games gold medals but his greatest performance was his fourth-place finish in the 400m final of the 1960 Rome Olympics. Milkha was leading at the 250m mark when he (in)famously slowed down, looked at the pack, was overtaken and beaten to an Olympic medal by 0.1 seconds. In an interview years later, Milkha described that moment as his ‘worst memory’ after the death of his parents.

Buddhadeb Dasgupta, National Award-winning Bengali filmmaker, passes away aged 77

Posted in Obituary on June 10, 2021 by munna

Buddhadeb Dasgupta, National Award-winning Bengali filmmaker, passes away aged 77

Bengali filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta has died in Kolkata of age-related complications. The director was 77. He was suffering from kidney disease and undergoing regular dialysis.

Hum Aapke Hain Koun music director Raam Laxman dies at 78

Posted in Obituary on May 22, 2021 by munna

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Popular music composer Raam Laxman passed away in the early hours of Saturday due to a heart attack at his residence in Nagpur. He was 78. His son Amar told indianexpress.com, “My father passed away at 2:00 am on Saturday. He died due to a heart attack. He got the second jab of Covid-19 vaccine a few days ago, following which he was feeling very weak and fatigued, and a doctor was treating him for that.”
Raam Laxman was known for composing the music for hit films like Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Hum Saath Saath Hain, 100 Days among many others.
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Vanraj Bhatia dies at 93

Posted in Obituary on May 7, 2021 by munna

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Legendary music composer and National Award winner Vanraj Bhatia, 93, passed away on Friday. The Padma Shree awardee was facing old age issues and was mostly bedridden. He is best known for composing music for films such as Ankur, 36 Chowringhee Lane and TV show Tamas.

Composer Shravan Rathod of Nadeem-Shravan fame dies due to Covid-19 complications

Posted in Obituary on April 22, 2021 by munna


Composer Shravan Rathod of Nadeem-Shravan fame dies due to Covid-19 complications

Music composer Shravan Rathod of Nadeem-Shravan fame died on Thursday evening of Covid-19 related complications at the age of 66. Shravan’s son Sanjeev Rathod confirmed the news to indianexpress.com.
Sanjeev said, “He passed away tonight. He was not responding to treatment at all.
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Rajiv Kapoor passes away at 58

Posted in Obituary on February 9, 2021 by munna

Rajiv Kapoor passes away at 58

Christopher Plummer Dies at 91

Posted in Obituary on February 5, 2021 by munna

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Argentina legend Maradona dies at 60

Posted in Obituary on November 25, 2020 by munna

Argentina legend Maradona dies at 60

Argentina legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, Matias Morla, Maradona’s longtime agent, confirmed to EFE.

The World Cup-winner was recently hospitalised and underwent brain surgery and was released on Nov. 11.

Soumitra Chatterjee passes away at 85

Posted in Obituary on November 15, 2020 by munna

Soumitra Chatterjee: Legendary actor passes away at 85

Legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee passed away on Sunday afternoon after battling for his life for 40 days. He had tested positive for COVID-19 last month. He was 85 and is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.

Sir Sean Connery dies aged 90

Posted in Obituary on October 31, 2020 by munna

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Bhanu Athaiya, India’s First Oscar Winner, Dies At 91

Posted in Obituary on October 16, 2020 by munna


Costume Designer Bhanu Athaiya, India’s First Oscar Winner, Dies At 91

Bhanu Athaiya, who was born in Kolhapur, began her career as a costume designer in Hindi cinema with Guru Dutt’s 1956 super hit C.I.D
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‘Paadum Nila’ S.P. Balasubrahmanyam no more

Posted in News, Obituary on September 25, 2020 by munna

‘Paadum Nila’ S.P. Balasubrahmanyam no more


The legendary singer, who was hospitalised in August after testing positive for COVID-19, died on Friday afternoon at a private hospital in Chennai

Legendary playback singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam passed away at a private hospital in Chennai on Friday. He was 74.

‘Paadum Nila’ (Singing Moon) as he was called by his fans had a lilting voice with the finest traces of great singers.

Australian cricketer Dean Jones passes away at 59

Posted in News, Obituary on September 24, 2020 by munna

Australian cricketer Dean Jones dead


Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has died of a heart attack, aged 59.

Jones, in Mumbai as part of the Indian Premier League’s official broadcasting commentary crew, suffered a major heart attack.

Close friends of Jones said he had gone for a run on Thursday morning and had the heart attack at lunch-time in his hotel room at the Trident. Former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee attempted to revive him.