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Here’s re­mem­ber­ing no­table peo­ple who left us in 2017: Shashi Kapoor Veteran ac­tor Shashi Kapoor breathed his last at Kok­i­l­aben Dhirub­hai Am­bani Hos­pi­tal in Mumbai on 4 De­cem­ber. Ac­cord­ing to re­ports, he was ad­min­is­tered sev­eral rounds of dial­y­sis while at the hos­pi­tal and passed away due to a kid­ney prob­lem. He was 79. Shashi Kapoor is survived by his sons Karan and Ku­nal, and daugh­ter San­jna. Kapoor got mar­ried to English ac­tor Jen­nifer Ken­dal in 1958, who un­for­tu­nately died of can­cer in 1984.

Reema La­goo

Bol­ly­wood’s favourite newage mom, Reema La­goo, passed away on 18 May fol­low­ing a sud­den car­diac ar­rest in Mumbai. The ver­sa­tile ac­tor who was a part of sev­eral theatre pro­duc­tions, TV shows and films was 59. She breathed her last at Mumbai’s Kok­i­l­aben Dhirub­hai Am­bani Hos­pi­tal. Reema La­goo is re­mem­bered for her roles in Aashiqui, Saa­jan, Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Vaas­tav, Hum Saath Saath Hain and Kal Ho Na Ho.

Vinod Khanna

Veteran ac­tor Vinod Khanna passed away on 27 April 2017 in Mumbai. The ac­tor, who was also an MP from Gur­daspur,

had been re­port­edly suf­fer­ing from can­cer. He was 70.

Om Puri

Veteran ac­tor and Padma Shri awardee Om Puri passed away at his Mumbai res­i­dence in the early hours of 6 Jan­uary 2017, due to a car­diac at­tack. He was 67. One of In­dia’s finest ac­tors, Puri was an alum­nus of the pres­ti­gious Na­tional School of Drama, Film and Tele­vi­sion In­sti­tute of In­dia and was a part of sev­eral crit­i­cally ac­claimed films like Ardh Satya.

In­der Ku­mar

Bol­ly­wood ac­tor In­der Ku­mar passed away on 28 July 2017 af­ter a car­diac ar­rest. He was 44. He worked in more than 20 films, also star­ring in a few with Sal­man Khan like Wanted, Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge and oth­ers.

Ar­jan Singh

Ar­jan Singh, Mar­shal of the In­dian Air Force, passed away on 16 Septem­ber fol­low­ing a car­diac ar­rest. The leg­endary war­rior was laid to rest with full state hon­ours, in­clud­ing a fly­past by fighter jets in Delhi. He was 98. IAF Mar­shal Ar­jan Singh is fa­mous for his role in the 1965 In­di­aPak­istan war. Tom Al­ter Gandhi, Sha­tranj Ke Khi­lari, Kranti, Aashiqui and Parinda. In 2008, he was recog­nised with the Padma Shri, the fourth-high­est civil­ian hon­our in In­dia.

Neeraj Vora

Phir Hera Pheri direc­tor and pop­u­lar comic ac­tor Neeraj Vora passed away in the wee hours of Thurs­day at Criti­care Hos­pi­tal in And­heri, Mumbai. He was 54. He had slipped into coma af­ter suf­fer­ing from a near-fa­tal com­bi­na­tion of a heart at­tack and a brain stroke in Oc­to­ber 2016.

Shashi Kapoor

Reema La­goo

Vinod Khanna

Neeraj Vora

Om Puri

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