7 Bollywood celebs who passed away due to cancer

While the year 2018 saw many popular faces emerging triumphant in their battle against cancer, there were a few celebs who fell down battling the disease. So here are 7 Bollywood celebs who passed away due to Cancer.

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The year 2018 saw many popular faces come forward and speak candidly about their tryst with cancer. While celebs like Manisha Koirala and Lisa Ray have admitted how this experience made them more grateful about life, others including Sonali Bendre, Irrfan, and Tahira Kashyap have used social media to tell their story.

In their own way, they have given us life lessons about how to emerge triumphant in the face of adversity. But while these celebs were successful in battling cancer, there are many celebs who fell down battling the disease. So here are 7 Bollywood celebs who passed away due to Cancer -

Vinod Khanna - There is absolutely no doubt that Vinod Khanna was one of the most desirable men in India Cinema during the 70s & 80s era. He was diagnosed with advanced bladder cancer and had been battling it for a long time. The actor passed away at the age of 70 and was undoubtedly the finest actors in the Hindi film industry.

Vinod Khanna

Nargis Dutt - Nargis Dutt is regarded as of the greatest actresses of Hindi cinema. The talented actress was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and underwent treatment for the same in New York. But upon returning to India, her condition deteriorated and the actress passed away on 2 May 1981. The 'Mother India' star was married to Sunil Dutt and is the mother of actor Sanjay Dutt.

Nargis Dutt

Rajesh Khanna - Considered as the "original superstar" of Indian cinema, Rajesh Khanna was adored by the fans as well as the Bollywood industry. Father of actress Twinkle Khanna, the star was diagnosed with Cancer in 2011. After battling with the disease for the year, the legendary actor passed away on 18th July 2012.

Rajesh Khanna

Feroz Khan - Known for his flamboyant style, with cowboyish swagger, and cigar toting persona, actor Feroz Khan has acted in hit films like "Qurbani" and "Jaanbaaz" in the 1980s. While receiving treatment for lung cancer, the actor expressed his desire to visit his farmhouse in Bangalore, where he took his last breath.

Feroz Khan

Aadesh Srivastava - Aadesh Srivastava was an ace music composer and musician in Bollywood. According to Kokilaben Hospital, Aadesh passed away after fighting the disease hard for over 40 days, just a day after he turned 51.

Aadesh Srivastava

Simple Kapadia - Sister of actor Dimple Kapadia, Simple Kapadia was a Bollywood actress and costume designer. The actress made her acting debut opposite Rajesh Khanna in 1977 film Anurodh. Simple also won a National Award for her costume design in Rudaali in the year 1994. Sadly, after battling cancer for 3 years, Simple passed away in 2009.

Simple Kapadia

Tom Alter - Tom Alter was a veteran theatre and film personality best known for his television stints in Shaktimaan, Bharat Ek Khoj, and Zabaan Sambhalke. A Padma Shri award holder, Tom lost his battle against stage four skin cancer at the age of 67.

Tom Alter

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