2022 is nearing the end and it turned out to be the last year of the life of many big names of Bollywood.
Over the past 12 months, many great artists have passed away and their fans have suffered.
From Lata Mangeshkar to singer KK, many of India’s biggest artists died during the year.
Singer Lata Mangeshkar, known as the Queen of Heads and Bulbul Hind, passed away on February 6, 2022 at the age of 92.
Lata Mangeshkar started singing at the age of 13 and recorded her first song in 1942.
During a career spanning seven decades, Lata Mangeshkar has sung over 30,000 songs in various languages, including dozens of hit songs including ‘Ek Pyaar Ka Naghma Hai’ and ‘Didi Tera Deovar Deewana’.
Singer Pabi Lehri passed away on 15 February 2022 due to lung problems.
Bappi Lehri was called the rock star of Bollywood and provided many popular songs to the Indian film industry.
Bappi Lehri sang songs for popular Indian films Challa Challa, Disco Dancer and Sharabi in the late 1970s and 80s.
Sidhu Moses Wala
Punjabi singer Sidhu Musewala was shot dead on 29 May 2022.
Sidhu Moseywala was born on 17th June 1993, he belonged to village Moseywala of Mansa district. The Punjabi singer had millions of fans and was famous for his rap songs.
Krishna Kumar Kanath (KK)
Singer KK passed away suddenly on May 31, 2022.
The 53-year-old singer suffered a heart attack during a live concert in Kolkata and was rushed to a local private hospital but did not survive.
KK’s debut album ‘Pul’ came out in 1999 and then he never looked back and gave one superhit song after another.
His superhit songs include song Taap Taap, Das Bahane and Tone Mari Entries from the movie ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’.
Former Bigg Boss 14 contestant and politician Sonali Phogat passed away mysteriously on August 23, 2022.
The police suspected murder over the death and said that Sonali Phogat was killed by her friend and personal assistant.
Raju Shri Vastu
Comedian and actor Raju Shrivastava passed away on September 21 at the age of 58.
Raju Srivastava was admitted to the hospital on August 10 due to cardiac arrest where he remained under treatment for over a month but could not survive.
This Bollywood actor passed away on October 7 at the age of 79.
Arun Bali was diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis, a rare neurological disease, in early 2022.
Born in 1942 in Jalandhar, Punjab, Arun Bali showed his acting skills in famous films like Three Idiots, PK, Airlift, Kedarnath and Panipat.
Arun Bali was last seen in Aamir Khan’s Lal Singh Chadha and Amitabh Bachchan’s Good Bye.
Actress Vishali Thakkar, who gained popularity from the drama Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, committed suicide by hanging herself on October 15.
The actress had written a note before suicide which was found near the body after her death.
Actor Vikram Gokhale passed away on 26 November 2022 at the age of 77.
Even earlier, the news of the actor’s death came out, which was denied by his family.
Vikram made his Bollywood debut in 1971 with Amitabh Bachchan’s film ‘Parvana’ and later acted in several Marathi and Hindi films.
He acted in films like Amitabh Bachchan’s hit film ‘Agnipath’ in 1990 and ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ in 1999. Apart from this, he also showed his acting chops in Akshay Kumar’s super hit film ‘Bhol Bhalyan’. .