Bollywood is viewed as the bread and margarine for some youngsters who try to sparkle on the silver screen and become a star. While a lot of them step into the Mumbai city with confidence and hopes to make it in the Bollywood, there are only a few who actually make it.
However, the industry has offered a distinguishing name, identity, and personality to the ones who make it and become a successful star, but there remains a dark side of this industry that gets blurred over time. Every now and then we witness some tragedy happening in the industry which results in a sad demise of these popular and famous faces.
The big celebrities passing away mysteriously, their deaths are encompassed by riddles and questions that are never answered. Here are 10 famous actresses whose puzzling demise stunned the entire Indian movie industry and their fans.
Madhubala was a standout amongst the most alluring and most prominent Indian actresses of her era. Her performances were simply a masterpiece, her smile was worth more than a million dollars. She had captivated the attention and the hearts of the entire nation. Tragically this great actress died at a very young age of 36 years in 1969. When she breathed her last breath, not even a single person was at her side, she died a lonely and tragic death.
9. Divya Bharti
This vivacious, young, promising Bollywood diva tumbled from her fifth-floor flat right onto the solid concrete floor. Is it safe to say that she was pushed from her window or did she fell or jumped by herself under the alcohol influence? Theories, speculations kept on gliding until the point that her case was at long last shut. But to this very day and date, the gossip factories continue to produce the conspiracy theories spinning around her husband Sajid Nadiadwala who is suspected to be behind her death.
8. Jiah Khan
Young and talented Bollywood actress Jiah Khan was discovered hanging in her apartment. Despite the fact that at first looked like a case of suicide, but the police officials and investigators are not ignoring the possibility of a murder. Aditya Pancholi’s son actor Suraj Pancholi who was Jiah’s boyfriend is allegedly blamed for the tragic death of Jiah Khan. As indicated by the charge sheet documented by the police, they have precluded the murder assertions, however, they still believe Pancholi is in some way responsible for Jiah’s suicide.
7. Parveen Babi
Parveen Babi was the first Indian actress to be featured on the Time Magazine cover, tragically she faced a sad and lonely death on 22nd January 2005. The sensation of the nation, the most glamorous Praveen had met an extremely shocking end as the doctors say, she might have starved herself to death. It was rumored that she was suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, she had delusions about the people around her to planning to kill her constantly. She even accused Amitabh Bachchan of wanting to kill her.
6. Silk Smitha
Silk is a standout amongst the well known erotic and sensual actresses that we are aware of. Vadlapati was endeavoring to change her destiny and image by becoming a filmmaker after acting in front of the camera in more than 450 movies for a long time. However, things did not go as she wanted so she committed suicide by poisoning in 1996. The movie “The Dirty Picture” is based on the life of Silk Smitha.
5. Taruni Sachdev
The heartbreaking demise of this Rasna Girl occurred at the time when she was only 14 years old…all because of a plane crash. She was traveling with her mother. What’s mysterious is that she hugged her friends that day and said it is the last time they are seeing her. Before this, she never said something like that and her words turned out to be true. She had acted in numerous commercials and in the film Paa alongside Amitabh Bachchan.
Soundarya tragically died in a plane crash close to Bangalore on 17 April 2004 when she was headed to Karimnagar to campaign for the candidates of the political party BJP and Telugu Desam Party. Soundarya was pregnant when she was killed in the crash.
3. Smita Patil
Smita is regarded as one of the most talented and wonderful Indian performers ever. Her selections of films were special, and she did an extraordinary job by playing some really complex characters. She passed away when she was 31 years old in 1986 while giving birth to her son Pratik Babbar. Two decades later, film director Mrinal Sen alleged that medical negligence was the cause of Smita Patil’s death.
2. Nafisa Joseph
Famous VJ Nafisa Joseph’s promising Bollywood career went to a sudden stop after she hanged herself at a young age of 26 years. As indicated by police examination, she was expected to wed Gautam Khanduja, a businessman in fourteen days’ time and that a fight with Khanduja led her to death.
Sridevi, one of the greatest Indian film actresses of all time. She was one of the highest-paid actresses in the 1980s and 1990s when she was at her peak. She died on 24 Feb 2018 due to a cardiac arrest. Sridevi had no heart condition or had shown any symptoms of the illness in the past. Her unexpected death has shocked the nation.