From Sushant Singh Rajput to Sridevi, 7 Bollywood stars who passed away before their films released
First Published 3, Aug 2020, 4:50 PM
Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput died before his film Dil Bechara’s release. Like Sushant, several other Bollywood stars passed away before they could see their movies on the silver screen because those celebs were not with us to witness and experience the success of their films.
Here are 7 actors who passed away just days before their movies released.
Sushant Singh Rajput
Days before the release of his film Dil Bechara, Sushant died on June 14 at his Bandra residence. The film was earlier scheduled to release in May 2020 but was delayed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown. However, the film released on digital space on July 24.
One of the top actresses of Bollywood, Sridevi, passed away in a tragic incident. On February 24, 2018, Sridevi died at a hotel in Dubai. Sridevi portrayed a cameo role in the 2018 film Zero. The film had Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif in lead roles.
Veteran actor Rajesh Khanna ruled Bollywood for over three decades. Due to cancer, the actor passed away on July 18, 2012. After his demise, in 2014, his last film Riyasat was released.
Due to a massive heart attack, senior actor Om Puri died on January 6, 2017. A few days before, he completed shooting for Salman Khan's Tubelight. Later, on June 25, 2017, Tubelight hit the silver screen.
During her successful career, in 1993, Divya Bharti fell to her death. Her last film Shatranj released nine months after her demise, which was successful at the box office.
The 1970s heartthrob Shammi Kapoor died on August 14, 2011. In Ranbir Kapoor's film Rockstar, he did a guest appearance, which released in November in the same year.
Beautiful actress Madhubala had a hole in her heart, due to which she lost her life on February 23, 1969. Two years after her demise, her last movie Jwala released in 1971.