Wednesday, March 15th, 2023

India has been a land of many talented people who have made significant contributions in their respective fields. However, the entertainment industry has been the most vibrant one, with people from all over the country trying their luck to make it big in Bollywood. Over the years, we have witnessed the rise and fall of many talented actors, musicians, and directors. Unfortunately, some of them passed away too soon, leaving us with their memories and their contributions to the industry. In this article, we will take a look at the top ten Indian celebrities who passed away at the peak of their career.

1. Irrfan Khan

One of the most adaptable actors in Indian film was Irrfan Khan. He had acted in several international films and was widely respected for his talent. He passed away in 2020 at the age of 53 due to a colon infection.

2. Sushant Singh Rajput

Sushant Singh Rajput was one of the most promising young actors of Indian cinema. He had acted in several successful films and was widely loved by his fans. He passed away in 2020 at the age of 34 due to suicide.

3. Divya Bharti

Divya Bharti was a rising star in Bollywood who had acted in several successful films. She was known for her beauty and talent and had a promising career ahead of her. However, she passed away in 1993 at the age of 19 due to a fall from the balcony of her apartment.

4. Madhubala

One of the most attractive actresses in Indian cinema was Madhubala. She had acted in several iconic films and was widely loved by her fans. However, she passed away in 1969 at the age of 36 due to a congenital heart condition.

5. Jiah Khan

Jiah Khan, also known as Nafisa Rizvi Khan (20 February 1988–3 June 2013), was an English–American actress and vocalist who appeared in Indian movies. Between 2007 and 2010, she had three Hindi cinema appearances.

6. Krishnakumar Kunnath

Krishnakumar Kunnath, commonly known as KK, was an Indian playback singer who was born on August 23, 1968, and passed away on May 31, 2022. Gujarati, Marathi, Odia, Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, and Tamil are just a few of the languages in which he has created music. KK started off singing commercial jingles before debuting in a movie in 1996 on an A. R. Rahman soundtrack.

7. Sidhu Moose Wala

Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, also known by his stage name Sidhu Moose Wala, was an Indian rapper, singer, and songwriter who lived from June 11, 1993, to May 29, 2022. He specialises primarily in Punjabi music. After the release of his song "So High," Sidhu became well-known. On May 29, 2022, unidentified assailants shot and killed Moose Wala; a Canadian mobster operating in Punjab later claimed responsibility. According to the authorities, the killing was the result of inter-gang rivalry.

8. Asif Basra

Indian actor Asif Basra appeared in TV series and Bollywood movies. For his part in Outsourced, he is well known to western audiences. He also made numerous other film appearances. 2020 saw the suicide by hanging of Basra.

9. Sidharth Shukla

In Hindi television and movies, Sidharth Shukla, an Indian actor, host, and model, made appearances. He gained notoriety for his roles in Balika Vadhu, Broken But Beautiful 3, and Dil Se Dil Tak. He was crowned the champion of Bigg Boss 13 and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi.

10. Smita Patil

Smita Patil was an Indian actress who appeared in movies, TV shows, and stage productions. She was regarded as one of the best stage and cinema actresses of her era, and throughout the course of a career that lasted just over ten years, she acted in over 80 films, largely in Hindi and Marathi, but sometimes in other languages.