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Saroj Khan, choreographer of famous Bollywood numbers, passes away at 71

Saroj Khan
  • Famous choreographer Saroj Khan passed away of a cardiac arrest in a Mumbai hospital on 3rd June. She was 71 years old.

West Indies cricket legend Everton Weekes passes away

Everton Weekes
  • Famous West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes has passed away at the age of 95. Weekes, who scored 4,455 runs at an average of 58.61 in 48 Tests, is the only man to make centuries in five back-to-back Test innings

1971 war hero Sqn Ldr Parvez Jamasji passes away

Sqn Ldr Parvez Jamasji
  • Sqn Ldr Parvez Jamasji (retd), who was honored with the Vir Chakra for gallantry during the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war, has passed away. He was 77.

Director Joel Schumacher passes away at 80

Joel Schumacher
  • Joel Schumacher, the eclectic and brazen filmmaker who covered New York department store windows before shepherding the Brat Pack to the big screen in St. Elmo’s Fire and directing the Batman franchise into its most baroque territory in Batman Forever and Batman & Robin, has passed away. He was 80.

Padma Shri winner Vidyaben passes away

Vidyaben Shah
  • Social worker and National Award winner Vidyaben Shah passed away on 20th June at her home in the national capital, New Delhi. She was 98.

Retired cricketer Rajinder Goel passes away

Rajinder Goel
  • Former left-arm spin legend Rajinder Goel, whose benchmark Ranji Trophy wicket haul of 637 scalps still there, passed away in Rohtak because of age-related sickness on 21st June. He was 77.

1971 War Hero Lt General Raj Mohan Vohra passed away due to COVID-19

Lt General Raj Mohan Vohra
  • Lieutenant General (retd) Raj Mohan Vohra, who was a 1971 war hero and a Maha Vir Chakra awardee, has passed away because of COVID-19.

Dronacharya of Kerala’s hockey Sreedhar Shenoy passes away

Sreedhar Shenoy
  • Shenoy is a hockey coach from Kerala who got the nickname ‘Dronacharya of Kerala hockey’. The 72-year-old passed away on 14th June due to stomach sicknesses but has left a lasting legacy on many generations of hockey players from the state.

Sushant Singh Rajput commits suicide

Sushant Singh Rajput
  • Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, 34, was found dead at his Bandra apartment in Mumbai on 14th JuneSushant was grieving from depression. The police have told that the actor was getting treatment from Hinduja hospital for the last six months.