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Meet famous Indian personalities who died because of heart attack!

Heat attack is among the most prolific killers around the world. The number of people who succumb to this is around one-third of the entire number of deaths around the world. Many famous celebrities passed away due to massive heart attack. Today, we are going to meet you the celebrities who died because of heart attack.

1. Kavi Kumar Azad

Television actor Kavi Kumar Azad who plays the role of Dr Hansraj Hathi in ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma’ breathed his last on July 9. The sudden demise of the actor has left the TV industry and fans in a state of shock. He breathed his last on Monday after suffering a cardiac arrest. Apart from Taarak Mehta, the actor has appeared in movies like Mela, Fun2sh, Jodha Akbar, and Kyon Ki.

2. Inder Kumar

Bollywood and TV actor Inder Kumar, known for his role in Salman Khan’s film ‘Wanted’, passed away at 28 July due to heart attack at his residence in Mumbai. He was 44 years old. 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’.

3. Narendra Jha

Actor Narendra Jha who is known for his films like Raees, Haider, Kaabil and others passed away on March 14 after suffering a heart attack. He was 55. Narendra Jha started his career with the television industry and became a known face with shows like Begusarai, Ek Ghar Banaunga, Supercops vs Supervillains and others.

4. Reema Lagoo

Famous Bollywood and Television actress Reema Lagoo, who was lastly working on Star Plus’ hit show “Naamkaran” passed away on May 18, 2017 due to cardiac arrest. She was 59.  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’.

5. Om Puri

Veteran actor Om Puri has passed away after a massive heart attack on January 6. The actor was 66. The Padma Shri-winning actor died of a heart attack at his home in Mumbai. Puri was awarded an honorary OBE for his contribution to the British film industry in 2004. He was known for his performances in critically acclaimed films like “Ardh Satya” and “Paar” and the satirical “Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro”.

6Farooq Sheikh

An Indian actor and a popular television presenter, Farooq Sheikh act in several notable films such as “Chashme Buddoor”, Shatranj Ke Khiladi”, “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” etc. He has been the host of very popular TV show “Jeena issi ka naam hai” in which he interviewed many Bollywood celebrities. Farooq died of a heart attack on 27 December 2013 in Dubai, where he was on holiday with his family.



7. Navin Nischol

Navin Nischol, first gold medalist from the Film and Television Institute of India, say good bye to world in 2011. He worked in many TV shows like “Dekh Bhai Dekh”, “Daal Mein Kala”, “Waqt Ki Raftaar”, “Aashirwad” etc. Nischol died of a heart attack on 19 March 2011 en route from Mumbai to Pune. He was 64 years old.

8. Razzak Khan

Veteran actor Razzak Khan who was famous for playing the role of Golden Bhai in popular comedy show  “Comedy Nights With Kapil”is passed away on 1 June 2016. He suffered a massive heart attack and rushed to Holy Family hospital in Bandra, where doctors declared him dead on arrival. Khan has acted in more than 90 films and was noted for supporting and comic roles.

9. Dev Anand

Dev Anand, regarded as one of the influential actors in the history of Indian cinema. Padma Bhushan and the Dadasaheb Phalke awarded Dev Anand spanned more than 65 years with acting in 114 Hindi films and did two English films. Anand died in his hotel room in London at the age of 88 on 4 December 2011 of a cardiac arrest.

10. Vinod Mehra

Vinod Mehra started out as a child actor in the late 1950s before starting his film career as an adult in 1971. He acted in over 100 films through to his death at the age of 45 in 1990. Mehra died of a heart attack on 30 October 1990. He was only 45 years of age. Vinod Mehra’s son Rohan Mehra is making his debut in Nikhil Advani’s “Baazaar”.

11Zohra Sehgal

Bollywood’s sweetheart actress, dancer, and choreographer, Zohra Sehgal was full of zeal and enthusiasm. In her career-span of over 60 years she acted in numerous movies but her role in films like “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam”, “Veer Zara”, “Saawariya”,” Cheeni Kum” is remembered till now. She said her final goodbye on 10 July 2014, aged 102, after suffering cardiac arrest. She is still remember in our memories.

12. Abir Goswami

An Indian film and television actor, Abir Goswami, who worked in television serials like “Kkusum”, “Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli”, “Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara”. Goswami died on 31 May 2013 at the age of 37 due to cardiac arrest when he was running on treadmill. He worked in films like ‘Lakshya’, ‘Khakee’, ‘Ugly’, ‘The Legend of Bhagat Singh’ etc.



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