Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre recently opened up about the unexpected diagnosed with a ‘high-grade cancer’ that has metastised. The actress is currently undergoing treatment in New York. Well, their are some celebrities who lost their battle in cancer and died. Just have a look.
1. Vinod Khanna
Renowned bollywood actor and politician Vinod Khanna passes away in April this year following prolonged illness. He was 70. He had been battling advanced bladder cancer. The ailing actor had been hospitalised for a brief period, and generally had not been keeping well for a long time. Khanna, was undoubtedly the finest actors in the Hindi film industry.
2. Nargis Dutt
Nargis Dutt who was regarded as one of the greatest actresses in the history of Hindi cinema was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and underwent treatment for the disease at Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Upon her return to India, her condition deteriorated, and she was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital in Bombay. She went into a coma on 2 May 1981 and died the next day. She was best known for her role as Radha in the Academy Award nominated ‘Mother India’.
3. Rajesh Khanna
Rajesh Khanna, who was referred to as the “first superstar” and the “original superstar” of Indian cinema died on 18 July 2012, at his bungalow, Aashirwad, in Mumbai after battling cancer for a long time. He was 69. After his death his co-star Mumtaz said that Khanna was suffering from cancer for the duration of the prior year and had undergone chemotherapy sessions.
4. Feroz Khan
Feroz Khan who was popular for his flamboyant style, with cowboyish swagger, and cigar toting persona, died from lung cancer on 27 April 2009 at the age of 69. The actor is best remembered for his films like Qurbani, Jaanbaaz, Khotte Sikkay, Dharmata, Welcome etc.
5. Aadesh Shrivastava
Aadesh Shrivastava was a music composer and singer of Indian music. Just a day after he turned 51, he died of cancer in Kokilaben Hospital. According to hospital , he passed away after fighting the disease hard for over 40 days. His state had become very fragile in the last few days.
6. Simple Kapadia
The Younger sister of Dimple Kapadia, Simple Kapadia was a Bollywood actress and costume designer. She made her acting debut in 1977 film Anurodh, paired opposite actor Rajesh Khanna. She won a National Award for her costume design in Rudaali in the year 1994. Simple suffered from cancer for three years and died on 10 November 2009 at the age of 51.
7. Ashraf Ul Haq
An NSD graduate, Ashraful Haque hailed from Goalpara, Assam. His contribution to Hindi cinema was significant and he had been part of more than 30 Hindi films, TV shows and commercials. He breathed his last at Andheri, Mumbai on February 17, 2015. Haque was suffering from bone marrow cancer and was going through intensive treatment for the past two years. He proved his talent with films like Deewar, Paan Singh Tomar, Fukrey, Company, etc.
8. Tom Alter
Veteran TV and film actor Tom Alter passed away at his Mumbai residence. He was 67. The actor was suffering from squamous cell carcinoma (a type of skin cancer). Tom Alter was battling stage four skin cancer at a Mumbai hospital.