2018 was a year of grave losses. This year claimed lives of many talented celebrities and prominent individuals creating a void that can never be filled. Here we list down top renowned names who passed away in 2018.
February 24, 2018, was the day of utter shock for the entire nation as Bollywood’s Queen of Hearts, Sridevi, bid adieu to us. The Chandni actress was in Dubai for Mohit Marwah’s wedding and accidentally drowned herself in a bathtub. The mysterious news left the nation in shock and her fans mourning. It was a black day for Bollywood.
Bollywood veteran and Kabhi Haan Kabhi Na actress Rita Bhaduri breathed her last on July 17, 2018, at the age of 62. She was suffering from a kidney ailment.
Veteran actress Shammi fondly called as ‘Shammi aunty’ passes away 6 March, 2018 at the age of 89. She breathed her last at her Juhu Circle home. The actress who was popular for her comic roles, had appeared in over 200 films that included ‘Coolie No 1’, ‘Hum’, ‘Gopi Kishan’, ‘Hum Saath-Saath Hain’ over her long film career.
English Vinglish actress Sujata Kumar breathed her last on August 19, battling fourth stage cancer. She was also seen in the Sonam Kapoor-starrer Raanjhanaa and Kareena Kapoor-starrer Gori Tere Pyaar Mein.
Krishna Raj Kapoor
Wife of the legendary actor Raj Kapoor, Krishna Raj Kapoor, passed away on October 1, 2018, at the age of 87. She died owing to a cardiac arrest.
Actor Narendra Jha, who was seen in movies like Kaabil, Raees, Ghayal Once Again, Haider, Hamari Adhuri Kahani and Mohenjo Daro, breathed his last on March 14, 2018, at the age of 55. He suffered a massive heart attack at his Wada farmhouse in Nashik.
Dill Mill Gaye and Sanjeevani actor Karan Paranjape died on March 27, 2018, at the age of 26. He was found dead at his Mumbai residence.
Renowned politician and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M. Karunanidhi breathed his last on August 7, 2018, owing to multiple organ failure. Kalaignar Karunanidhi left a void in Tamil Nadu’s political history.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
India’s beloved politician and three-time Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee breathed his last on August 16, 2018, at the age of 93, owing to a kidney infection.
May their souls rest in peace!
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