Celebs passed away in 2011

All humans who are born have to die. This cycle of life and death is eternal and cannot be broken. The year 2011 brought the sorrowful news of many great souls who passed away. These great people will always remain in the minds and hearts of people for their honourable works

1. Shammi Kapoor
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The legendary actor’s death marked the end of a true Bollywood legend. Shammi Kapoor who died on 14thAugust 2011 was one of the most influential actors of Bollywood. The great entertainer was famous for his work in “Brahmachari” and “Vidhaata”. He died of a prolonged kidney disease, aged seventy nine.

2. Dev Anand
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The veteran actor who was a phenomenal actor, director and film producer was a great prodigy. Dev Anand who ended his worldly journey and began his heavenly trip on 3rdDecember 2011 was loved and appreciated by all. Dev Anand died due to a sudden heart attack. He was known for his great films such as “Kalapani” and “Guide”. He was also honoured by various awards such as the Dada Saheb Phalke Award and the Padma Bhushan Award. The world will forever mourn the absence of this great star.

3.Bhupen Hazarika
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This phenomenal poet, singer, songwriter and actor was always recognized for his soulful voice. His songs also reflect strong emotions and feelings. His songs moved the hearts of hundreds.  He died of multi- appendage malfunction on the 5thof November. He was honoured with many awards such as the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and numerous Filmfare awards. He will always be remembered for his heavenly and soul stirring music.

4. Jagjit Singh
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A famous Ghazal singer and song composer, Jagjit Singh was a n epitome of soothing and soulful music which touched the minds f all. The great singer who died on the 10thof October was given several accolades for his brilliant work. He won awards such as the Padma Bhushan and the Sahitya Academy Award. He won a lot of honour because of the duets he performed with his wife Chitra. He will forever be in the mind of everyone for his melodiously mood stirring songs

5. Ustad Sultan Khan
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This breath-taking music artist was known for his scintillating sarangi music compositions. This splendid artist was awarded the Padma Bhushan award and many other prizes for his outstanding work throughout his life. He died on the 27thof November in 2011. His sorrowful death was due to a chronic illness. This great musical sensation will forever be remembered.