More than half the time of 2017 has been delayed. In this period there were many sad news came from the Entertainment World, specially, many famous celebs have died in these 7 months. Of these, five are such that who are considers most closest to superstar Salman Khan. Someone played the role of a friend in his films, then someone was seen in the role of father, mother and well wisher. Take a look at those 5 celebrities:
This Friday afternoon Bollywood industry got a shocking and heartbreaking news. Bollywood actor Inder Kumar, who starred in Salman Khan’s film ‘Wanted’, died due to a massive heart attack on Friday, July 28. The actor suffered a heart attack at around 12:30 am while he was at his residence in Four Bungalows, Andheri.
Inder has been a famous model during 90’s and has featured in many hit songs. He has acted in more than 20 Bollywood films. He rose to fame with Salman Khan’s film ‘Wanted’. Some of his films are ‘Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi’, ‘Agnipath’, ‘Tumko Na Bhool Payenge’. Indra was also seen in TV show ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ as Mihir Virani
2. Reema Lagoo
Veteran Bollywood actress Reema Lagoo passed away at the age of 59 after reportedly suffering from cardiac arrest. After the actress complained of chest pain on May 18, she was rushed to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital in Andheri, Mumbai where she breathed her last.
Reema Lagoo was a veteran of the Marathi stage and appeared in several high profile Bollywood films, working with top stars like Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar. Reema Lagoo is survived by her daughter Mrunmayee, also an actress. She was best known for playing the on-screen mother to protagonists in hit films like ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’, ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun’, ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ and ‘Hum Saath-Saath Hain’.
Reema ji played Salman Khan’s on-screen mother in 7 films. In real life too their terms like a mother-son. Reema herself called Salman as his favorite son. After few days of Reema Ji’s death, Salman Khan had said while being emotional, “Then I was shooting, when I came to know about the death of Reema Lagoo ji, I was very sad”.
3. Vinod Khanna
Veteran actor Vinod Khanna (70), who had been admitted to HN Reliance Foundation and Research Centre in Girgaon, Mumbai breathed his last on April 27. Vinod Khanna did the role of Salman’s father in ‘Dabangg‘ and ‘Dabangg 2′. On the trailer launch of his film, ‘TulaLight’, Salman recalled Vinod Sahab and said ” He was a great person, he was out hero and he also left us.”
Salman has done quite a few movies with the late actor and got emotional when the news of his death broke out. The actor was not seen at the funeral but he ensured that he paid his respects to the actor and the family. Salman had worked with Vinod Khanna in many films over the years, including ‘Wanted’, ‘Dabangg’ and ‘Dabangg 2’.
4. Om Puri
Veteran actor Om Puri has passed away after a massive heart attack early on January 6. The actor was 66. The Padma Shri-winning actor died of a heart attack at his home in Mumbai. Om Puri worked with Salman in films like ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’. He also acted in “Tublight” which release 6 months later the death of Puri. On the trailer launch of this film, Salman get emotional in remembering Om Puri. He said, “I am not able to enjoy the teaser and the trailer, because I see Om Puri in it. Then he was with us and now no longer.”
5. Abis Rizvi
The terror attack at the waterside Reina nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey on January 1 killed at least 39 people and injured 40 others. Among the dead were two Indians, real estate tycoon and film producer Abis Rizvi and Khushi Shah. Abis was close friend of Salman Khan. This was the reason why when Abis’s film ‘Ror: Tiger of Sunderban’ (2014) was released, Salman promoted it.