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2020 Wrap Up: From Rishi Kapoor to Sushant Singh Rajput-celebs who passed away this year
2020 has been a terrible year for the entire humanity, apart from a virus on the loose there were many things that traumatized people this year and left with a sense of despair. Of them, celebs leaving us is one. 2020 will go down in history as the year took many of our favourite artistes away from us.
Today, we will take a look at the celebs who bid adieu to the world.
Celebs who left us in 2020
1. Nishikant Kamat
Filmmaker Nishikant Kamat has passed away in Hyderabad. He was 50. He’d been suffering from Liver Cirrhosis for the past two years. Kamat, who was admitted to Hyderabad’s AIG Hospitals since July 31st 2020, succumbed to his illness at 4:24 pm on August 17, the hospital confirmed.
Legendary comedian Jagdeep breathed his last at the age of 81. Jagdeep started his film journey as a child artiste in director BR Chopra’s 1951 film ‘Afsana’. He went on to work in more films like ‘Ab Dilli Door Nahin’, ‘Munna’, ‘Aar Paar’ and ‘Do Bigha Zamin’ as the child actor. He has appeared in more than 400 films.
3. Saroj Khan
Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan passed away after a cardiac arrest at the age of 71. One of the most prolific choreographers of the Hindi film industry, Khan, fondly called Masterji in Bollywood, had called the shots in over 2000 songs spanning over three and a half decades.
4. Wajid Khan
Singer-composer Wajid Khan of the music director duo Sajid-Wajid, popular for their work on superstar Salman Khan‘s films such as ‘Wanted’, ‘Dabangg’ and ‘Ek Tha Tiger’, died in wee hours of June 1 in a city hospital due to complications arising from a kidney infection.
Sushant passed away in Mumbai on June 14. After starring in TV shows ‘Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil’ and ‘Pavitra Rishta’, Rajput made his Bollywood debut in Abhishek Kapoor’s ‘Kai Po Che!’ He then starred in ‘Shuddh Desi Romance’, ‘Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!’, and gave his career-best performance as MS Dhoni in 2016’s ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’. In 2019, he had two big releases, the critically-acclaimed ‘Sonchiriya’, and the popular movie ‘Chhichhore’. Sushant’s last film ‘Dil Bechara’ had a digital release after his death.
6. Rishi Kapoor
Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor passed away in Mumbai on April 30, following a long battle with cancer. He was 67. The actor was diagnosed with cancer in 2018 and had then travelled to New York for treatment. Kapoor is survived by his wife Neetu Kapoor, and children Ranbir Kapoor and Riddhima Kapoor.
7. Irrfan Khan
Irrfan Khan breathed his last on April 29 in Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, after a long battle with cancer. He was 53. Irrfan Khan’s health had been on the decline ever since he was diagnosed with neuroendocrine cancer in 2018. He had been travelling to London frequently for treatment. His last Hindi film was ‘Angrezi Medium’, which released on March 13 this year.
So that was our story on the celebs, who left the world in 2020. We will be back with more stories. Till then, keep watching Bollywood Bubble.