Top 10 Bollywood Stars Who Died Young

Top 10 Bollywood Stars Who Died Young

There have been so many talented Bollywood stars who made their name in film industry but left the world in their early stage. These stars shone on silver screen acted their best gave us best messages of life but acting is different from reality and when it comes in as a shocking news of their death we start thinking about reality of life.

This article is on those Bollywood stars who died young. Lets look at the those Top 10 Bollywood Stars Who Died Young.

Top 10 Bollywood Stars Who Died Young

Vinod Mehra (13 Feb, 1945 to 30 Oct, 1990)

Vinod Mehra

Vinod Mehra was a great star of his time but time untimely due to heart attack at the age of 45 in 1990. He worked in some of good movies like Do Phool, The Burning Train, Zindagi and many hit movies of his era.

Nirmal Pandey (10 Aug, 1962 to 18 Feb, 2010)

Nirmal Pandey

He was very talented actor and was praised for his acting in Bollywood, he is Winner of Best Actor Valenti award in France for his portrayal of a cross- dresser in Daayraa. He acted several movies of Bollywood but died at age of 48 due to heart attack.

Geeta Bali (1930 to 21 Jan, 1965)

Geeta Bali

Geeta Bali popular actress of her time, married Shammi Kapoor who was a year younger to her. She died at age of 35 due to small pox in 1965.

Guru Dutt (9 July, 1925 to 10 Oct, 1964)

Guru Dutt

Guru Dutt “the versatile man of Hindi Cinema”. He was an actor, producer and great director of his time. He has given name to Hindi Cinema with artistic skills. He died at age of 39 in 1964. His death reason is unclear, some said he died because of over an accidental overdose of alcohol and sleeping pills. His contribution in Hindi Cinema is still unmatched by any artist of the film fraternity.

Sanjeev Kumar (9 July, 1938 to 6 Nov 1985)

Sanjeev Kumar

Sanjeev Kumar the versatile actor of his time who is well known for his role “Thakur” in Sholey movie. This actor played role  of 50 years old man with perfection but unfortunately he himself could not reach to 50 years in reality and died at year of 47 in 1985 due to major heart attack.

Jiah Khan (20 Feb, 1988 to 3 June, 2013)

Jiah Khan

Jiah Khan, who was full of life was too young to die for any reason but reports said she committed suicide in 3 June, 2013 as was suffering from depression. She started her Bollywood career with controversial movie “Nishabd” opposite to great actor Amitabh Bachchan and then “Gajini and Housefull” but these movies didn’t help in further for her career.

Meena Kumari (1 Aug, 1932 to 31 March, 1972)

Meena Kumari

Meena Kumari known as “Tragedy Queen in Hindi Cinema” its because of her painful roles that made people cry. Actress left this world at age of only 37 in 1972 due to liver cirrhosis. She got addiction of heavy drinking after painful separation from his husband Kamal Amrohi. Her addiction engulfed her and then she died in 1972.

Smita Patil (17 Oct, 1955, to 13 Dec, 1986)

Smita Patil

She was the finest theater and film actress worked in many artistic movies of Bollywood. She was winner of two National Awards and Padma Shri has a great career ahead. She was married to Raj Babbar and died at age of 31 on 1986 due to childbirth complications.

Madhubala (14 Feb, 1933 to 23 Feb 1969)


Known as “Most beautiful actress of Hindi Cinema” Madhubala with her million dollar smile to die for. She was born of complex heart disease which eventually succumbed to her illness at age of only 36 in 1969.

Divya Bharti (25 Feb, 1974 to 7 April, 1993)

Divya Bharti

Actress was at her teenage when entered in Bollywood, she was a gifted star qualities to watch for coming years but unfortunately she fell to her death from her fifth floor apartment in a Mumbai suburb on April 5th 1993. Her death is also a kind of mystery. Her terrible end left people with unanswered questions.

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