The year 2022 has come to an end. It may have brought a lot of good news and happiness, but it also gave us a lot of sadness, as many of our beloved celebrities and personalities lost their lives this year. From musical legends to Bollywood celebrities, we have lost many personalities that were loved by the entire world. Let’s take a look at the list of famous Indian celebrities who left us in 2022.
Lata Mangeshkar was an Indian playback singer-songwriter who worked in the film industry. She is widely regarded as one of India's greatest and most influential singers. Throughout her 70-year career, she has been called the 'Queen of Melody' and the 'Indian Nightingale'. She died on February 6, 2022 at the age of 92 from multiple organ failure syndrome.
The nightingale has flown, but her songs will live on.— Darshna Soni (@darshnasoni) February 6, 2022
So sad that the legendary Lata Mangeshkar has died aged 92.
Her amazing voice will have been the soundtrack for many Asians growing up - the soundtrack of more than a thousand Bollywood films.
Pandit Birju Maharaj was an Indian Kathak dancer, composer, and singer who was a member of the Lucknow `Kalka-Bindadin' Gharana. On the 16th of January 2022, just a month before his 85th birthday, he lost his life to heart attack.
Kathak legend #PanditBirjuMaharaj has died at the age of 83. Honoured with the country’s second-highest civilian award, Padma Vibhushan, Pandit Birju Maharaj remains an artiste with no equal. pic.twitter.com/waEpAg7ney— Filmfare (@filmfare) January 17, 2022
Bappi Lehri was an Indian singer, composer and record producer. He popularized his disco music with synths in the Indian music industry. Bappi Lahiri passed away on 15th February 2022 in Mumbai at the age of 69 due to obstructive sleep apnea.
Bappi Lahiri has died of a heart attack in Mumbai. He was 69 years old. pic.twitter.com/P8qbE3CDfc— Ananya Bhattacharya (@ananya116) February 16, 2022
KK, or Krishnakumar Kunnath, was a prominent Indian playback singer. KK gave a live music event at Nazrul Mancha auditorium in South Kolkata on May 31, 2022, as part of the Gurudas College festival. He returned to his hotel in Esplanade after the show. On the way back to his hotel following his performance, he complained of feeling unwell and suffered a heart attack.
#WATCH | Singer KK died hours after a concert in Kolkata on May 31st. The auditorium shares visuals of the event held some hours ago. KK was known for songs like 'Pal' and 'Yaaron'. He was brought dead to the CMRI, the hospital told.— ANI (@ANI) May 31, 2022
Video source: Najrul Manch FB page pic.twitter.com/YiG64Cs9nP
Sidhu Moosewala was an Indian musician, rapper, songwriter, and actor best known for his work in Punjabi music and cinema. On May 29, 2022, unidentified assailants shot and killed Moose Wala in his automobile in Jawaharke village, Mansa district.
Indian actor Arun Bali, who died on October 7, 2022, appeared in a large number of movies and TV shows. At the age of 79, he passed away at home in a Mumbai suburb on October 7, 2022, after receiving treatment for myasthenia gravis.
Arun Bali's Death: Arun Bali, a veteran actor best known for his role as Kunwar Singh in Swabhimaan, died on October 7, 2022, at the age of 79. According to multiple sources, the actor died in Mumbai. Goodbye, https://t.co/4PW8MVPtJW pic.twitter.com/5KrxqzT9EN— Akash singh (@Akashmani2510) October 8, 2022
Raju Srivastav and Gajodhar, was an Indian comedian, actor, and politician who died on 21 September 2022. He has supported the Bharatiya Janata Party since 2014. He participated in “The Great Indian Laughter Challenge” where he secured second place. In its spin-off programme The Great Indian Laughter Challenge – Champions, he was named “The King of Comedy.”
• Comedian Raju Srivastava has died, his family confirms.— Ananya Bhattacharya (@ananya116) September 21, 2022
• Srivastava was 58.
• He was on the ventilator for over a month.
• Srivastava was admitted to AIIMS Delhi on August 10, after he collapsed in the gym. pic.twitter.com/4ZZeQoQzUH
Vaishali Takkar, who rose to fame with her role in TV shows Sasural Simar Ka and Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata, was found hanging in her Indore apartment on 16th October 2022.
Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hain actor Deepesh Bhan passed away on 23rd July 2022. He died of cardiac arrest after he collapsed on the ground while playing cricket with his friends.
Deepesh Bhan Passes Away Died 41 Years भाभीजी घर पर हैं’ फेम दीपेश भान का निधन, क्रिकेट खेलते समय हुआ था बड़ा हादसा ‘भाभीजी घर पर हैं’ फेम दीपेश भान का निधन, क्रिकेट खेलते समय हुआ था बड़ा हादसा pic.twitter.com/1z24cOHKfo— Bharat basrani (@Bharatbasrani) July 23, 2022
TV actor Siddhaanth Vir Surryavanshi died while working out at a gym. The actor was known for his performances in shows like Kkusum, Waaris, and Suryaputra Karn. He died on 11th November 2022 due to heart attack.
TV actor #Siddhanth Vir Surryavanshi died today after he collapsed in the gym. Known for roles in serials such as Kkusum, Kasauti Zindgai Kayy, Siddhanth was married to model Alesia Raut.— Sonal Kalra 🇮🇳 (@sonalkalra) November 11, 2022
He was 46. pic.twitter.com/yUM8m1h1oM