Year Enders 2020: Icons Of Film Industry Who Breathed Their Last In 2020

Year Enders 2020: Icons Of Film Industry Who Breathed Their Last In 2020
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Year Enders 2020: Icons Of Film Industry Who Breathed Their Last In 2020

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Fondly called as 'Master ji', Saroj Khan choreographed hundreds of songs and even introduced the amazing dancing talents of Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit and a few other actresses to the audience.

1. Saroj Khan

Fondly called as 'Master ji', Saroj Khan choreographed hundreds of songs and even introduced the amazing dancing talents of Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit and a few other actresses to the audience. Not only Bollywood, but this ace choreographer worked for Tamil and Telugu movies as well.

She created a niche for herself and choreographed the songs straight from Amitabh Ji to current generation actors as well. Holding the experience of 4 decades, Saroj Khan did her best and gave her everything to the dance field making us witness amazing performances of actors on the big screens.

Saroj Khan was born as Nirmala Nagpal on 22nd November 1948 and started her career in childhood itself. She first got introduced to big screens as a background dancer and then slowly built her career. Her first breakthrough was 'GeetaMeraNaam' movie which was released in 1974.

2. SP Balasubrahmanyam

Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam breathed his last on 25th September 2020. He was tested positive for Covid-19 on 5th August 2020 and then he immediately joined MGM Healthcare hospital in Chennai. But all of a sudden a few days later, his health started deteriorating with respiratory issues. Even after getting cured of this pandemic, the respiratory issues and cardiac arrest made him leave to heavenly abode making all the music lovers go teary-eyed.

3. Rishi Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor hailed from the Bollywood's great family 'The Kapoor' khandhan… He is the second son of Bollywood legend Raj Kumar. He was born on 4th September, 1952 in Mumbai. He entered into the film world as a child artist and then continued his journey as a hero with Bobby movie. This ace actor died on 30th April, 2020 just after a day Irrfan Khan passed away. Thus, Bollywood lost two great actors in a span of 24 hours.

4. Irrfan Khan

The king of modern Bollywood classics and versatile actor Irrfan Khan passes away on 29th April, 2020. It is a deep shock to the whole film industry. This Angrezi Medium actor has announced that he is diagnosed with a rare type of 'Neuroendocrine Tumor' in 2018 and for the treatment, he was shifted to the UK. His last movie was 'Angrezi Medium'.

5. PanditJasraj

Music maestro and legend vocalist PanditJasrajji passed away due to cardiac arrest on 17th August 2020. In his 80 years' music career, this music legend served his country with myriads of awesome tunes. Jasrajji was also awarded the country's highest honours like Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan.

6. Sean Connery

Sean was the 20th-century movie icon and is best known for the movies Dr No (1962), From Russia with Love (1963), Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965), You Only Live Twice (1967), Diamonds Are Forever (1971) and Never Say Never Again (1983). He was the first actor to give life to famous fictional spy James Bond 007 character on the big screens. This Hollywood legendary actor died on 31st October 2020 leaving all his fans teary-eyed.

7. Jaya Prakash Reddy

Jaya Prakash Reddy was seen collapsed in his bathroom at his residence in Guntur and found dead on 8th September 2020. His sudden demise gave a huge shock to the Tollywood film industry. A few of his best movies for comic roles are Dhee, Ready, King, Krishna, Kick, Anajaneyulu and Naayak. Coming to his villainous best performances, movies like Samarasimha Reddy, JayamManadeRaa, Narasimha Naidu and Chennakesava Reddy are memorable ones.

This 74-old-year old actor debuted with the Telugu film 'Brahmaputrudu' and was last seen on the big screens in Mahesh Babu starrer 'SarileruNeekevvaru' flick.

8. Jagdeep Jafri

This legendary actor is born as Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri but he became popular with his stage name Jagdeep… He was a popular comedian in 70s and worked in movies for almost 3 decades making all the movie buffs go ROFL with his ultimate comedy timing. He breathed his last on 8th July 2020.

Jagdeep is all remembered with his movies like AndazApnaApna, Brahmachari, Naagin, etc. Even his son Javed Jafri is a popular Bollywood actor who is known for his amazing comic timings and stunning dancing skills.

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