The year 2022 is coming to an end. It may have brought us a lot of good news and happiness, but it also brought us a lot of heartbreak, as many of our beloved stars and celebrities passed away this year. We have seen the passing of a lot of famous people who were cherished by people all over the world, from musical icons to Bollywood celebs. Let's have a look at the prominent Indian celebrities that passed away in the year 2022.
Krishnakumar Kunnath, better known by his stage name KK, was a popular Indian playback singer. As part of the Gurudas College festival, which took place on May 31, 2022, KK was performing live at the Nazrul Mancha auditorium in South Kolkata. After his performance, he reported feeling ill and then had a heart attack while on the way back to the hotel.
Raju Srivastav was a comedian, actor, and politician from India. He passed away on September 21, 2022. He took part in 'The Great Indian Laughter Challenge', in which he was a runner up. During the show's spin-off competition, The Great Indian Laughter Challenge: Champions, he won the title of 'King of Comedy'.
Sidhu Moosewala was a well-known Punjabi musician, rapper and songwriter. He was well known for his contributions to Punjabi music industry. Moose Wala was driving his car when unknown gunmen opened fire on him and killed him on May 29, 2022, in the village of Jawaharke, located in the region of Mansa.
An icon of Hindi music industry, Bappi Lahiri was a well-known singer, songwriter and record producer. In the Indian music industry, he brought disco music to fore using synths to widespread popularity. Bappi Da died of obstructive sleep apnea on February 15, 2022, in Mumbai at the age of 69.
Pandit Birju Maharaj was a Kathak exponent from Lucknow's 'Kalka-Bindadin' Gharana. He was known as Pandit Birju. He died on January 16, 2022, of heart attack.
One of India's most popular playback singer, Lata Mangeshkar also dies this year on February 6, 2022 at the age of 92. During the period of her seven decades-long career, she has been referred to as both the "Queen of Melody" and the "Indian Nightingale." She died on February 6, 2022, at the age of 92.
Siddhaanth Vir Surryavanshi
Siddhaanth Vir Suryavanshi, a TV actor, passed away unexpectedly while working out in a gym. The actor got a lot of attention for his roles in TV shows like "Kusum," "Waaris," and "Suryaputra Karn." He passed away on November 11, 2022 due to heart attack.
The actor Deepesh Bhan, who gained popularity for his role in Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hain, passed away on July 23, 2022. He had a heart attack after collapsing on the ground while playing cricket with his friends, which led to his death.
Vaishali Takkar became famous for her roles in the TV shows Sasural Simar Ka and Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata. On October 16, 2022, she was found hanging in her home in Indore.