Roger Ailes, who ran Fox News for two decades and is credited with transforming it into arguably the most powerful voice in conservative media, died on 18th May. He stepped down last year after a number of female employees accused him of sexual harassment.
On 27th April, we lost another legend - Vinod Khanna; he was suffering from advanced bladder carcinoma, and was admitted at Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai a few weeks before his death. Millions of Indians had reacted with shock and sympathy after a photograph of a frail and haggard Khanna in the hospital was leaked on social media a few weeks ago.
Om Prakesh Puri died on 06th Jan, 2017 due to a massive heart attack at his residence in Mumbai. Puri worked in numerous Indian films, as well as many films produced in the United Kingdom and the United States. He has also worked in some notable episodes of the TV series like Aahat, Bharat Ek Khoj, Yatra, Mr. Yogi, Kakaji Kahin, Sea Hawks, Antaral, and Savdhaan India's second season. He made his film debut in the 1976 Marathi film Ghashiram Kotwal. He was awarded Padma Shri in 1990 for his remarkable work. Puri's sudden demise has left the industry and his friends inBollywood shell-shocked.
The most popular character of TV screen ACP Pradyuman of famous serial, CID died of heart attack on 19th Dec, 2016. The original name of ACP Pradyuman was Shivaji Satam while Aruna Satam is spouse. He was born on 21st Apr, 1950. He belonged to a well off family. Shivaji Satam father worked in textile mill. He was a graduate in Physics and later completed the diploma in Business Administraion. S Satam found very first job in Central Bank of India as cashier.
Veteran cinema-television actor G. Krishna Pillai passed away. He was 82 and undergoing treatment for age-related illness and died at Kollam, Kerala on 31 January, family sources said. He leaves his wife and four daughters.
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Jagmohan Dalmiya passed away in city's B M Birla Hospital, Kolkata following a heart attack on 20 September 2015. He was 75. Dalmiya is survived by a daughter and a son.
Bollywood singer-composer Aadesh Shrivastava, who was battling a relapsed cancer, passed away on 4 September at around 12.30 am in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital Mumbai. He was 51.
India's first lady President Pranab Mukherjee's wife Suvra Mukherjee passes away on 18 August. She left for her heavenly abode at 10:51 am and died after a cardiac arrest. She was 74.
Shirish died of a heart attack at Manmad, in Nashik District of Maharashtra. Shirish was an excellent technician who had installed almost all Cable TV headends in The district. Cable TV operators of The district will ever remember him.
Former President Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, the 'Missile Man' who came to be known as 'People's President' passed away of a massive cardiac arrest on the evening of 27 July 2015 after he collapsed while delivering a lecture on 'Livable Planet' at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Shillong. He would have turned 84 in October 2015.
M S Viswanathan, one of the most popular music composers of south Indian cinema, passed away at a Chennai hospital on 14 July 2015. He was 88 and is survived by four son and three daughters.
Egyptian Actor Omar Sharif, best known for his roles in Doctor Zhivago in the hit 1966 film and for his work in “Lawrence of Arabia,” died of a heart attack in a Cairo hospital on 10 July 2015, his agent said. He was 83.
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