List of Obituaries 2015 PDF – January to September

List of Obituaries (January to September 2015)

Name of the Person

Associated Field

Arate ManjunathaYakshagana Artiste
Peter GomesFormer Delhi State Football Player
Mrinalini MukherjeeSculptor
Krishna Murari KishanPhoto Journalist
Diptosh MajumdarSenior Journalist
Rajinder PuriCartoonist and Political Activist
Govind PansareSenior Communist Party Leader
Duggabatti Rama NaiduMultilingual Indian Film Producer
Asraf-ul-HaqAssam born actor
Nirad MohapatraOdia Filmmaker
Michele FereroCreator of Nutella Choclate
Ernest SternglassPhysicist
Adya SharmaPioneer of Mobile Theatre in Assam
Justice Rana BhagwandasFirst Hindu Chief Justice of Pakistan
RC SakthiTamil Director
Aloysius VincentCinematographer
Hukam SinghFormer Chief Minister of Haryana
Ram Sundar DasFormer Chief Minister of Bihar
Lia Van LeerPioneer of Israeli Cinema
Vinod MehtaJournalist
Bombay S KamalSinger
Boris NemtsovFormer Russian Deputy Prime Minister
Sir Terry PratchettFantasy Author
K BaskaranSports Journalist
KS Lavkumar KhacharOrnithologist
Leonard NimoyStar Trek Actor
Krishnarao Ganpatrao SableBard and Marathi folk legend
Lee Kuan YewFounder of modern Singapore
Narayan DesaiVeteran Gandhian
Brigadier (Retd) Thenphunga SailoFormer Chief Minister (CM) of Mizoram
Yusuf Ali KecheryVeteran poet and film personality
Sunita TomarPoster Girl of India’s Anti-Tobacco Campaign
Kailash VajpeyiHindi Poet
Malli Mastan BabuAce Mountaineer of India
JayakanthanTamil Writer
EM HanifaTamil Muslim Devotional Singer
Richie BenaudLegendary Cricket Commentator
Guenter GrassGerman Nobel Laureate Novelist
Hrushikesh MoolgaonkarRetired Air Chief Marshall
Bidyut ChakrabortyAssamese Film Director
Surya Bahadur ThapaFormer Nepal Prime Minister
Stanislav GrossFormer Czech Republic Prime Minister
JB Patnaik

 

Former Odisha CM and Assam Governor
Sir Christopher Alan BaylyHistorian
Monte L MerrickNovelist and Screen Writer
Ansrew LesnieLord of the Rings Cinematographer
Bimba ModakMarathi Film and Stage Actress
Ben E KingSinger
RK LaxmanCartoonist
Philip S GoodmanWriter and Director
Ruth RundellCrime Writer
Michael BlakeOscar Winning Screen Writer
Oscar HoldererGerman Engineer
Dr Amalendu GuhaHistorian and Social Scientist
Alexandre LamfalussyHungarian Economist (Father of Euro)
Elizabeth WilsonActress
Suchitra BhattacharyaBengali Writer
BB KingSinger and Guitarist
Dean PotterExtreme Athlete
Mrinal Datta ChaudhuriEconomist
Bob BeldenJazz Musician
John NashUS Mathematician
Irwin RoseNobel Prize winner in Chemistry
MN BuchFormer IAS Officer and referred as “Architect of Bhopal”
Richard JohnsonBritish Actor
Hemant KanitkarFormer Test Cricketer
Vincent MusettoEditor at New York Post
Christopher LeeActor. Famously known as Master of Horror
Nek ChandCreator of Chandigarh’s Rock Garden
Sheila KaulCongress Veteran
Suleyman DemirelFormer Turkish President
Sister Nirmala JoshiHead of Missionaries of Charity. She succeeded Mother Teresa.
James HornerMusician (Oscar Winner – Titanic)
Deleep Singh BhuriaBJP MP from Madhya Pradesh
Praful BidwaiJournalist
Yevgeny PrimakovFormer Prime Minister of Russia
Chris ThompsonComedy Writer
Matti MakkonenFather of SMS Technology
Diana DoughlasUS Actress
Abdullah HussaiUrdu Novelist
Bashar NavaazUrdu Poet
Omar ShariffEgyptian Actor
Prince Saud al-FaisalForeign Minister of Saudi Arabia
MS ViswanathanMusic Director
V RamakrishnaTelugu Playback Singer
Alcides GhiggiaUruguay Soccer Legend
El DoctorowUS Novelist
RS GavaiFormer Governor of Bihar and Kerala
Bijoy HandiqueFormer Union Minister (Assam)
Parameshwaran HariharanPhysicist
Santasilan KadirgamarSri Lankan Historian
APJ Abdul KalamFormer President of India
Dr Suniti SolomonPioneer of HIV/AIDS Research
Clive RiceFormer South African Cricket Player
Vasundhara KomkaliVocalist
Tom MooreCartoonist
Alex RoccoGod Father Actor
Jules BianchiF1 Driver
Aubrey MorrisClockwork Orange Actor
Satoru IwataNintendo CEO
Adi BharuchaHelsinki Olympics Swimmer
Lynn AndersonUS Country Singer (Grammy Award Winner)
Peter O’SullevanJournalist. Known for ‘Voice of Racing’.
Kayyara Kinhanna RaiPoet and Freedom Fighter
Bhalchandra PendharkarMarathi Stage Actor
Om Prakash MunjalHero Group Founder
Julian BondUS civil rights activist
Paravoor BharathanMalayalam Actor
Khaled al-As’adSyria’s Antiquities Expert (ISIS beheaded him)
NR VarhadpandeEminent Sanskrit Scholar and Indologist
Arthur MorrisAustralian Test cricket legend
Justin WilsonBritish driver
Darryl DawkinsLegendary NBA Player
Dr. Malleshappa Madivalappa KalburgiSenior Kannada Writer. (He was shot dead)
Chitranjan SwarupUttar Pradesh Minister
Suva MukherjeeIndia’s First Lady (President’s Pranab Mukherjee’s Wife)
Colonel Harwant Singh (Rtd)World War II Veteran
Jagannath SinghBJP Senior Leader from Madhya Pradesh
Wes CravenCinema
Binny YangaSocial Worker
Wilfred De SouzaFormer Goa Chief Minister
Guru Kidangoor Rama ChakyarKutiyattam exponent
Aadesh ShrivastavaBollywood music composer-director
Lance Naik Mohan Nath GoswamiSpecial Forces Commando
Aadesh ShrivastavaMusic Composer
Ramaswamy R IyerWater Policy Expert
John P ConnelHollywood Actor
Kalamandalam SathyabhamaMohiniyattam Dance
Bal PanditMarathi cricket commentator
Ram KapseSenior BJP leader
Viren DangwalHindi Poet
Frank TysonFormer England Fast Bowler
Syed AhmedManipur Governor
Kallen PokkudanNoted environmentalist
Mohan BhandaariTV Actor
Swami Dayananda SaraswatiSanyasi
Yogi BerraNew York Yankees Player
NizamOdia lyricist
Sadhan GuptaCommunist Leader
Radhika ThilakMalayalam Playback Singer
Jagmohan DalmiyaBoard of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president
Jackie CollinsNovelist

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