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List of Obituaries 2015 PDF – January to September

List of Obituaries (January to September 2015)

Name of the Person

Associated Field

Arate Manjunatha Yakshagana Artiste
Peter Gomes Former Delhi State Football Player
Mrinalini Mukherjee Sculptor
Krishna Murari Kishan Photo Journalist
Diptosh Majumdar Senior Journalist
Rajinder Puri Cartoonist and Political Activist
Govind Pansare Senior Communist Party Leader
Duggabatti Rama Naidu Multilingual Indian Film Producer
Asraf-ul-Haq Assam born actor
Nirad Mohapatra Odia Filmmaker
Michele Ferero Creator of Nutella Choclate
Ernest Sternglass Physicist
Adya Sharma Pioneer of Mobile Theatre in Assam
Justice Rana Bhagwandas First Hindu Chief Justice of Pakistan
RC Sakthi Tamil Director
Aloysius Vincent Cinematographer
Hukam Singh Former Chief Minister of Haryana
Ram Sundar Das Former Chief Minister of Bihar
Lia Van Leer Pioneer of Israeli Cinema
Vinod Mehta Journalist
Bombay S Kamal Singer
Boris Nemtsov Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister
Sir Terry Pratchett Fantasy Author
K Baskaran Sports Journalist
KS Lavkumar Khachar Ornithologist
Leonard Nimoy Star Trek Actor
Krishnarao Ganpatrao Sable Bard and Marathi folk legend
Lee Kuan Yew Founder of modern Singapore
Narayan Desai Veteran Gandhian
Brigadier (Retd) Thenphunga Sailo Former Chief Minister (CM) of Mizoram
Yusuf Ali Kechery Veteran poet and film personality
Sunita Tomar Poster Girl of India’s Anti-Tobacco Campaign
Kailash Vajpeyi Hindi Poet
Malli Mastan Babu Ace Mountaineer of India
Jayakanthan Tamil Writer
EM Hanifa Tamil Muslim Devotional Singer
Richie Benaud Legendary Cricket Commentator
Guenter Grass German Nobel Laureate Novelist
Hrushikesh Moolgaonkar Retired Air Chief Marshall
Bidyut Chakraborty Assamese Film Director
Surya Bahadur Thapa Former Nepal Prime Minister
Stanislav Gross Former Czech Republic Prime Minister
JB Patnaik

 

Former Odisha CM and Assam Governor
Sir Christopher Alan Bayly Historian
Monte L Merrick Novelist and Screen Writer
Ansrew Lesnie Lord of the Rings Cinematographer
Bimba Modak Marathi Film and Stage Actress
Ben E King Singer
RK Laxman Cartoonist
Philip S Goodman Writer and Director
Ruth Rundell Crime Writer
Michael Blake Oscar Winning Screen Writer
Oscar Holderer German Engineer
Dr Amalendu Guha Historian and Social Scientist
Alexandre Lamfalussy Hungarian Economist (Father of Euro)
Elizabeth Wilson Actress
Suchitra Bhattacharya Bengali Writer
BB King Singer and Guitarist
Dean Potter Extreme Athlete
Mrinal Datta Chaudhuri Economist
Bob Belden Jazz Musician
John Nash US Mathematician
Irwin Rose Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry
MN Buch Former IAS Officer and referred as “Architect of Bhopal”
Richard Johnson British Actor
Hemant Kanitkar Former Test Cricketer
Vincent Musetto Editor at New York Post
Christopher Lee Actor. Famously known as Master of Horror
Nek Chand Creator of Chandigarh’s Rock Garden
Sheila Kaul Congress Veteran
Suleyman Demirel Former Turkish President
Sister Nirmala Joshi Head of Missionaries of Charity. She succeeded Mother Teresa.
James Horner Musician (Oscar Winner – Titanic)
Deleep Singh Bhuria BJP MP from Madhya Pradesh
Praful Bidwai Journalist
Yevgeny Primakov Former Prime Minister of Russia
Chris Thompson Comedy Writer
Matti Makkonen Father of SMS Technology
Diana Doughlas US Actress
Abdullah Hussai Urdu Novelist
Bashar Navaaz Urdu Poet
Omar Shariff Egyptian Actor
Prince Saud al-Faisal Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia
MS Viswanathan Music Director
V Ramakrishna Telugu Playback Singer
Alcides Ghiggia Uruguay Soccer Legend
El Doctorow US Novelist
RS Gavai Former Governor of Bihar and Kerala
Bijoy Handique Former Union Minister (Assam)
Parameshwaran Hariharan Physicist
Santasilan Kadirgamar Sri Lankan Historian
APJ Abdul Kalam Former President of India
Dr Suniti Solomon Pioneer of HIV/AIDS Research
Clive Rice Former South African Cricket Player
Vasundhara Komkali Vocalist
Tom Moore Cartoonist
Alex Rocco God Father Actor
Jules Bianchi F1 Driver
Aubrey Morris Clockwork Orange Actor
Satoru Iwata Nintendo CEO
Adi Bharucha Helsinki Olympics Swimmer
Lynn Anderson US Country Singer (Grammy Award Winner)
Peter O’Sullevan Journalist. Known for ‘Voice of Racing’.
Kayyara Kinhanna Rai Poet and Freedom Fighter
Bhalchandra Pendharkar Marathi Stage Actor
Om Prakash Munjal Hero Group Founder
Julian Bond US civil rights activist
Paravoor Bharathan Malayalam Actor
Khaled al-As’ad Syria’s Antiquities Expert (ISIS beheaded him)
NR Varhadpande Eminent Sanskrit Scholar and Indologist
Arthur Morris Australian Test cricket legend
Justin Wilson British driver
Darryl Dawkins Legendary NBA Player
Dr. Malleshappa Madivalappa Kalburgi Senior Kannada Writer. (He was shot dead)
Chitranjan Swarup Uttar Pradesh Minister
Suva Mukherjee India’s First Lady (President’s Pranab Mukherjee’s Wife)
Colonel Harwant Singh (Rtd) World War II Veteran
Jagannath Singh BJP Senior Leader from Madhya Pradesh
Wes Craven Cinema
Binny Yanga Social Worker
Wilfred De Souza Former Goa Chief Minister
Guru Kidangoor Rama Chakyar Kutiyattam exponent
Aadesh Shrivastava Bollywood music composer-director
Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami Special Forces Commando
Aadesh Shrivastava Music Composer
Ramaswamy R Iyer Water Policy Expert
John P Connel Hollywood Actor
Kalamandalam Sathyabhama Mohiniyattam Dance
Bal Pandit Marathi cricket commentator
Ram Kapse Senior BJP leader
Viren Dangwal Hindi Poet
Frank Tyson Former England Fast Bowler
Syed Ahmed Manipur Governor
Kallen Pokkudan Noted environmentalist
Mohan Bhandaari TV Actor
Swami Dayananda Saraswati Sanyasi
Yogi Berra New York Yankees Player
Nizam Odia lyricist
Sadhan Gupta Communist Leader
Radhika Thilak Malayalam Playback Singer
Jagmohan Dalmiya Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president
Jackie Collins Novelist

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