May your soul rest in peace
May your glory never cease
Your departure was mourned worldwide
In our hearts, you’ll always reside Some of the most famous and dear people left this world in 2016. People come, and people go, but memories go on forever. Their humble nature and soulful laughs will live in this world forever. Let’s look at some of the celebrities who died in 2016.
Who doesn’t know The Professor Severus Snape? This Harry Porter star departed from this world on 14th January 2016. He was an English director and actor. Not only were his acting skills appreciated, but also his kind nature. He was born in West London in England. He died of pancreatic cancer. He won many awards in his lifetime. He got nominated for many awards as well. He began his career through a television role. He was married to Rima Horton. At London’s King’s Cross Railway Station his fans created a memorial for him named “Platform 9 ¾”. Many of his co-stars paid him tributes.
We all remember the famous ‘Dragline,’ don’t we? This Gambler star passed away on 28th February 2016. He was an actor from America. His kind heart always found ways to help the needy. He appeared in many TV Series. He received many awards in the acting industry. He was born in New York City in England. He died in Idaho. He died of a heart disease. He was a father to six children. Before leaving the army, his rank was Captain in the US Army as well. He joined the Army during . His first film was The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come.
Carrie Fisher won many hearts in her lifetime. She was an American writer, humorist, and actress. She came in the limelight through her character in . She played Princess Leia in the Stars Wars series. She was born in California in the USA. She died on 27th December 2016. She has many fans all over the world. She has won many hearts by her acting skills, writings, and humour. Her husband was Paul Simon. She was open about her bipolar disorder and addiction to cocaine. She died at the UCLA medical centre. After the announcement of her death, her fans and co-stars gave their last tributes and condolences. The golden bikini of Princess Leia will always remain in our hearts.
4. Debbie Reynolds
Debbie Reynolds left this world on 28th December 2016. She died soon after her daughter Carrie Fisher died. People say she died of heartbreak. In her last breath, she said she wanted to be with Carrie. She was an American singer, businesswoman, humanitarian, and actress. She got nominated in the category for Most Promising Newcomer for Golden Globes Award. She was born in Texas in the USA. The cause of her death was said to be a stroke. She loved her daughter with all her heart and couldn’t survive her death. Both of them rest at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
David Robert Jones was professionally known as David Bowie. He died on 10th January 2016. He was an American singer, actor, and songwriter. His record breaking sales made him world’s best-selling music artist. He was born in London in England. He died of liver cancer. He was married to Angie Barnett. He played guitar and saxophone. He died on his 69th birthday after his album Blackstar released. Many of his fans came on the streets to give him tributes. He was a celebrated music artist. His songs always touched the hearts of many. He gave many hit albums in his lifetime.
Mohammad Ali was an English professional activist and boxer. He was one of the most celebrated sports people. His boxing skills earned him the admiration of his fans. He was a controversial and inspiring figure for his fans. He began his boxing career at the ripe age of 12. He won his first gold medal at the age of 18. He has got many titles like The Greatest, The People’s Champion and The Louisville Lip. Imposition of the criminal charge of draft evasion made him loose many years in his field. He was the father of the famous boxer Laila Ali. He won many awards in his career.
7. Jayalalithaa Jayaram
Jayalalithaa Jayaram was an Indian actress and politician. She was the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for five years. Many regarded her as ‘Amma.’ She died on 5th December 2016. She acted in many Tamil, Kannada and Telugu movies. ‘Queen of Tamil Movies’ was the title given to her. She received many appraisals for her versatility and hard work. She was born in Karnataka. She died in Tamil Nadu. Her followers cried on her death. There was mourning all over Tamil Nadu. She was a loved person by many people. She ruled the many hearts. Homage and tributes were flowing after her death.
Pratyusha Banerjee was a television actress. She became famous after her role in on Colours. She did many reality shows as well. She died on 1st April 2016. She committed suicide in her Mumbai apartment. Her suicide became very controversial. Apparently, she committed suicide because her ex-boyfriend
had cheated on her. A FIR was filed against him. She received many awards for her acting skills. Her warm-hearted nature was the best part of her personality.
Rajesh was an actor. His role in the movie Lagaan as Guran, the astrologer, will always be remembered. He appeared in many movies like
Bunty Aur Babli
and much more. He died on 14th January 2016. He also did an important role in the TV series . He was known for his versatility.
10. Razak Khan
Razak Khan was an actor. He was known for his comic roles in many movies. He died on 1st June 2016. He died of heart attack. He rested at Byculla. He appeared in many films as comic and supporting roles.Bharat Ek Khoj. He was known for his versatility. 10. Razak Khan Razak Khan was an actor. He was known for his comic roles in many movies. He died on 1st June 2016. He died of heart attack. He rested at Byculla. He appeared in many films as comic and supporting roles.