Death Place Matching "Bombay, Maharashtra, India" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Music Department | Sholay
Abhas Kumar Ganguly was born in Khandwa, now in Madhya Pradesh. His dad's name was Kunjilal, a lawyer by profession, and his mom's name was Gouri Devi, who came from a wealthy family.
Kishore was the youngest in the Ganguly family, preceded by Ashok Kumar, Sati, & Anoop Kumar (I). Sati was married ...
2. Divya Bharti
Actress | Assembly Rowdy
Divya was born on February 25, 1974 to Meeta and Om Prakash Bharti.
Opting for acting, she quit college, & landed a role in 'Bobbili Raja' (Telegu) in 1990 at just 16 years of age. This movie became a hit, and was dubbed into Hindi and released as 'Raampur Ka Raja'.
Divya made her debut in Bollywood ...
3. Guru Dutt
Actor | Pyaasa
Considered to be a man ahead of his time, Guru Dutt was one of the greatest icons of commercial Indian cinema. Although he made less than fifty films, they are believed to be the best to come from Bollywood's Golden Age, known both for their ability to reach out to the common man and for their ...
Actress | Mother India
She was born on June 1, 1929 as Fatima Rashid in Rawalpindi, British India, daughter to Jaddanbai and Uttamchand Mohanchand, a former Hindu Mohyal Brahmin who converted to Islam as Abdul Rashid. Her mother was a well-known dancer, singer, actor, composer, and director. This is what paved the way ...
5. I.S. Johar
Actor | Lawrence of Arabia
I.S. Johar was born on February 16, 1920 in Tollagannj, British India as Indra Sen Johar. He was an actor and writer, known for Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Johny Mera Naam (1970) and Death on the Nile (1978). He died on March 10, 1984 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.
6. Vinod Mehra
Director | Gurudev
Vinod Mehra was born on February 13, 1945 in Amritsar, Punjab, British India. He was an actor, known for Gurudev (1993), Jurm Aur Sazaa (1974) and Parde Ke Peechey (1971). He was married to Kiran, Meena Broca, Bindiya Goswami and Neeta Mehta. He died on October 30, 1990 in Bombay, Maharashtra, ...
Music Department | Hum Kisise Kum Naheen
Mohammed Rafi, whose voice brought to life hundreds of melodies, was born in a village Kotla Sultan Singh near Amritsar long before India attained its independence. But music training beckoned him to Lahore where he cut his musical teeth under the hawk-like eye of Ustad Ghulam Ali Khan. He made his...
Actor | Sholay
Harihar Jariwala a.k.a. Sanjeev Kumar was born in a Gujrati family in 1938. He portrayed many roles irrespective of the age or the type of chararcter. The actor ballooned in size in later years of his life due to the gastronomical pleasures he had inherited by sleeping in a kitchen while he was a ...
Actress | Mughal-E-Azam
Arguably the most beautiful artiste to ever grace the Indian screen, Madhubala rose from humble beginnings to become the most captivating star India has ever produced. Madhubala was born Mumtaz Jehan Begum on Valentine's Day 1933, in a poor, conservative family of Pathan Muslims in Delhi, a part of...
Actor | Mughal-E-Azam
Prithviraj Kapoor was born on November 3, 1906 in Samundri, Punjab, British India as Prithvinat Kapoor. He was an actor and director, known for Mughal-E-Azam (1960), Maharathi Karna (1944) and Bidyapati (1937). He was married to Rama Kapoor. He died on May 29, 1972 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.
14. Madan Puri
Actor | Mr. X in Bombay
His debut film was Khazanchi 1941 in which he played a small role of co-cyclist in the song "Sawan Ke Nazare Hai" along with Jankidas, Ramola Devi & Manorama. The film was directed by Dalsukh M.Pancholi. Madan Lal Puri was born in 1915 in Lahore, Punjab, British India to S. Nihal Chanda Puri and ...
16. Balraj Sahni
Writer | Baazi
Balraj Sahni was born on May 1, 1913 in Rawalpindi, Punjab, British India. He was an actor and writer, known for Baazi (1951), Bhabhi (1957) and Kabuliwala (1961). He was married to Santosh Chandhok and Damayanti Sahni. He died on April 13, 1973 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.
17. Bharat Bhushan
Actor | Gateway of India
Bharat Bhushan was born on June 14, 1920 in Meerut, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, British India. He was an actor and writer, known for Gateway of India (1957), Mirza Ghalib (1954) and Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1954). He died on January 27, 1992 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.
19. Meena Kumari
Actress | Kaajal
Born 1933 into a poor Parsee theatre family of Ali Bux and dancer Iqbal begum in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. Entered films to support family in difficult times. She was six when hired for Leatherface (1939) in 1939 by Vijay Bhatt and named Baby Meena. Later she became Meena Kumari when cast for ...
20. Om Shivpuri
Actor | Sholay
Om Shiv Puri met his wife at Jaipur Radio Station where they worked together. In fact, they had worked together on radio and in plays. Even at NSD, they were together - in the same batch they fell in love. They married, but not before they had waited for nine years (1968). After that, they started ...
21. Prem Nath
Actor | Johny Mera Naam
Prem Nath was born on November 21, 1926 in Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, British India as Premnath Malhotra. He was an actor and director, known for Johny Mera Naam (1970), Barsaat (1949) and Loafer (1973). He died on November 3, 1992 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.
22. K. Asif
Director | Mughal-E-Azam
Asif was born Asif Karim in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh to Parents Dr. Fazal Karim and Bibi Ghulam Fatima. He was the youngest of his siblings with Sikander Begum, wife of versatile Actor/Director/Producer Nazir Ahmed Khan being the Eldest and Masood Karim, the first Muslim President of Sindh Club second...
Actor | Tere Ghar Ke Samne
Harindranath Chattopadhyay was born on April 2, 1898 and died on June 23, 1990. He was an Indian English poet, an actor, and he was a member of the 1st Lok Sabha from Vijayawada constituency. He was the younger brother of Late Sarojini Naidu. He is famous for poems like Noon and Shaper Shaped. He ...
27. Rahul Dev Burman
Composer | Sholay
Rahul Dev Burman was born on June 27, 1939 in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India. He was a composer, known for Sholay (1975), 1942: A Love Story (1994) and Sanam Teri Kasam (1982). He was married to Asha Bhosle and Rita Patel. He died on January 4, 1994 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.
Actor | Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya
Rehman Khan was born in Lahore, British India on June 23, 1923 in a Pathan family believed to be the descendants of Afghanistan's King Amanuallah. His family subsequently re-located to Jabalpur where he attended the Robinson College. After completing college he joined the Indian Air Force as a ...
Director | Do Ankhen Barah Haath
Rajaram has been married twice. His second marriage was to actress Jayashree. Jayashree passed away on the 19th of October, 2004 in Bombay, at the age of 84. Jayashree and Rajaram are survived by their son, Kiran Shantaram, former Sheriff of Bombay, and daughter, Rajashree, well-known former ...
34. Geeta Dutt
Music Department | Kaagaz Ke Phool
Geeta Dutt was born in Faridpur District in East Bengal in 1930. Music Director Hanuman Prasad gave her chance to sing two lines in the film Bhakt Prahlad (1946). Her major assignment came the following year, 1947, with Do Bhai. From 1947-1949 Geeta Duttt was number playback singer in Mumbai. ...
40. Ruby Mayer
Actress | Balidan
She was born Ruby Myers in Pune and was working as a telephone operator when she was approached by Mohan Bhavnani of Kohinoor Films to work in films. Though excited by the offer, she turned him down as acting was regarded as quite a dubious profession for women those days. However Bhavnani ...
43. Manher Desai
Actor | Sati Naag Kanya
Manher Desai was born on August 3, 1917 in Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India as Malkum Alfredo Desai. He was an actor, known for Sati Naag Kanya (1983), Gunsundari (1948) and Mangalfera (1949). He died on February 25, 1992 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.
50. Gajanan Jagirdar
Actor | Vasantsena
First major freelance director-character actor in Marathi and Hindi cinema. Born in Amravati. Child actor on amateur stage. Started Arun Players in Pune and staged Chekov's Cherry Orchard and Harindranath Chattopadhyay's Returned from Abroad. Claimed Ernst Lubitsch's The Patriot (1928) as a major ...