It is continually disheartening to realize that a lot of beloved celebrities are no longer with us, however, their remembrances and on-screen representations remain time immemorial. Here is a rundown of Bollywood famous personalities who died in 2019.
Bollywood lost a shining star last year in 2019 – Girish Karnad – on 10th June 2019, after the versatile personality died at his Bengaluru residence following multi-organ breakdown. The celebrity, actor, director, and Kannada writer was 81 at the time of death.
Girish Raghunath Karnad was a recipient of the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and Jnanpith Award. His best works incorporate plays ‘Yayati’, ‘Tughlaq’ and ‘Naga-Mandala’, Karnad was one of the most significant abstract personalities of the current time. He also contributed to Hindi cinema’s parallel film movement through movies like ‘Swami’ and ‘Nishant’, and is remembered for playing Swami’s stern father in ‘Malgudi Days’.
He also contributed to some of the Hindi film’s like ‘Swami’ and ‘Nishant’, and is associated with playing Swami’s stern dad in ‘Malgudi Days’. In succeeding years, Karnad was seen in commercial films such as Salman Khan movie’s ‘Ek Tha Tiger’, ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ and Ajay Devgn’s ‘Shivaay’.
Mahesh Anand, the co-star of Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt and Govinda, was found dead in his Mumbai home on 9th February 2019. The police said that the 58-year-old actor kicked the bucket in a lamentable and forlorn manner. Precluding any injustice, they said that he ’90s star passed on subsequent to completing his dinner with a container of alcohol by him.
He was known for his work in Govinda’s ‘Swarg’, ‘Coolie No. 1’, ‘Khuddar’, ‘Ek Aur Ek Gyarah’, Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘Shahenshah’, ‘Lal Baadshah’, ‘Toofan’, ‘Akayla’ Sunny Deol’s ‘Vishwatma’, and worked with Sanjay Dutt’s many films and so many movies.
The whole film industry says goodbye to Bollywood’s ‘Kalia’ on 30th September 2019. The veteran actor entertainer Viju Khote, who was most popular for his work as Kalia in the Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra superhit movie ‘Sholay‘, and played as Robert in ‘Andaz Apna Apna‘ highlighting Aamir Khan and Salman Khan, died at 77 years old in Mumbai. People love to watch when Sholay’s famous character Gabbar Singh (Amjad Khan) speaks “Ab Tera Kya Hoga Kaliya” to this celebrity.
He was additionally a piece of well-known films like ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’, ‘Ventilator’, and the celebrated 1993 TV sitcom ‘Zabaan Sambhalke’ that had veteran on-screen character Pankaj Kapur, and Khote’s sister, Shubha, in the cast.
Dr. Shreeram Lagoo:
The year 2019 saw a lot of veterans their last farewells, and one of them was veteran Marathi theater and film stalwart, Dr. Shreeram Lagoo. The productive character artiste, who was found in various Bollywood motion pictures, died after a heart failure at his Pune residence on 17th December 2019 at the age of 92.
He was a well known ENT specialist also, however, followed his energy for acting and theater. He assumed a significant job in the development of theater development in Maharashtra in the post-Independence time close by Vijay Tendulkar, Vijaya Mehta and Arvind Deshpande.
He is notable for his works in Marathi movies, ‘Natsamrat’ and ‘Himalayachi Saoli’, and V Shantaram’s ‘Pinjra’ made him well known. He will always be remembered in Bollywood for his vital acts in superhit films like ‘Ek Din Achanak’, ‘Gharonda’, ‘Muqaddar Ka Sikandar’ and ‘Laawaris’. He also played Gopal Krishna Gokhale in Richard Attenborough’s ‘Gandhi’.