Bollywood actors who died too early

Bollywood and its actors have always entertained us. Few have been entertaining us decade after decade while few have left us after playing a short yet impactful stint in the Bollywood. Their sad demises have left us sad and shocked.  We would discuss 5 such actors whose innings of life were short. Here they are

Jiah Khan

Jiah Khan was a British-Indian actress whose original name was Nafisa Khan.  Born on 20th February, 1988, she made her debut with hindi film Nishabd starring opposite Amitabh Bachchan and created a stir in Bollywood because of her controversial role. She again appeared in Ghajni with Aamir Khan in 2008 and in Housefull with Aakshey Kumar in 2010. At a tender age of 25, Jiah committed suicide and was found hanging in her apartment on 3rd June, 2013.

Divya Bharti

Clad with a charming personality, this fantastic actress has played lead in hindi, telgu and tamil movies. Born on 25th February 1974, this actress came to mainstream hindi movie with film Visvatama. She gave a number of commercial successes like Shola Aur Shabnam and Deewana before falling from the window of her apartment and subsequently dying at an early age of 19 on 5th April, 1993.


Madhubala was one of the most beautiful faces of Indian cinema. Her real name was Mumtaz Jahan Dehlavi and was born on February 14, 1933. During her career as an actress, she earned lots of fame and applauds and delivered classic movies like Mahal, Chalti ka Naam Gaadi and Mughal-e-Azam.  She was married to hindi film actor Kishore Kumar. She had a heart problem which led to her sudden death on 23rd February 1966 leaving the film fraternity and her admirers shell shocked and sad.

Sanjeev Kumar

This versatile actor is remembered in bollywood for his genuine and natural portrayal of the character assigned to him. He played a number of roles in different genres. He also worked beyond main stream cinema in few notable non-commercial movies. His movies like Sholay,Trishul, Aandhi and Koshish were great hits. Sanjeev Kumar was born on 9th July, 1938 and a sudden heart attack took his life on 6th November, 1985. He remained unmarried.

Vinod Mehra

Vinod Mehra was a notable actor of hindi film industry who acted in more than a hundred films in a short life span of 45 years. He was born on 13th February 1945 and died on 30th October 1990 due to a severe heart attack.

Fans and Indian film industry will always remember these actors and actresses with pride.
jiah khan
Sanjeev Kumar
divya bharti