Heat attack is among the most prolific killers around the world. It is projected that about 17 million people die of heart attacks and strokes every year, across the world. A heart attack is a grim health emergency whereby, the flow of blood to the heart is rapidly blocked, typically by a blood clot.
Heart disease can befall one and all, irrespective of age or gender, and could result in terminal heart attacks if not appropriately diagnosed. There are many Bollywood celebrities who have succumbed to death due to heart attacks.
1- Dev Anand
Dev Anand, the evergreen versatile actor was amongst the pantheons of the film industry. The actor died on November 3 due to a heart attack in London at the age of 88 in the year 2011 while he was scheduled for a medical check-up in London.
2- Suchitra Sen
One of the finest actresses of Indian cinema, Suchitra Sen was also the first Bengali actress to receive an international award in Moscow in 1963. Suchitra Sen was admitted to the hospital on 24 December 2013 and was diagnosed with a lung infection. She died at on 17 January 2014, due to a heart attack.
3- Vinod Mehra
One of the most handsome actors of his time, Vinod Mehra was charming on the screen as much as he was off the screen. Known for his personality coupled with very good acting skills he acted in more than 100 films garnering great reviews. However, the actor was taken away early from us at the age of 45. He suffered a heart attack on October 1990.
4- Inder Kumar
Inder Kumar is one of those actors who passed away at a very young age due to heart failure on 28th July 2017. He did a lot of side roles in the various movie and acted in movies of other languages as well. He is particularly known for his roles in Wanted, Kahin Pyar Na Ho Jaaye, Tumko Na Bhool Payenge.
5- Om Puri
Renowned for his acting not just in Bollywood but in Hollywood as well, Om Puri was one of the finest actors to grace the Indian film industry. On 6th January 2017, Om Puri suffered a heart attack and died in his residence in Andheri. He was honored by the Academy Awards for his contribution to world cinema.
6- Reema Lagoo
Famous for her roles as a mother in movies, Reema Lagoo was known to bring the day to day family life on the big screen. She, unfortunately, died due to a heart attack on 18th May 2017 while she was shooting for a television series. Her death was a shock to the entire Bollywood because she was perfectly fine at the time of her death.
7- Razak Khan
He was known for his impeccable comic timing and on-screen persona. He acted in various films with Govinda. The ‘Golden Bhai’ of Bollywood died in June 2016 after suffering a Cardiac arrest.
8- Farooq Sheikh
Farooq Shaikh was a well-known actor and a television presenter. He did various Hindi films in his career and is also famous for his Television series Jeena Isi Ka Naam He. One of the famous celebrity who died due to heart attack, his death came as a shock when it was known that he had died in December 2013 due to a heart attack in Dubai while on holidays.
9- Deven Verma
One of the best comedians to ever grace Bollywood, Deven Verma died due to a heart attack in December 2014 in Pune. He also received several Filmfare awards for his roles as a comedian.
10- Navin Nischal
Navin Nischol, first gold medalist from the Film and Television Institute of India, say good bye to world in 2011. He worked in many TV shows. Nischol died of a heart attack on 19 March 2011 en route from Mumbai to Pune. He was 64 years old.
One of the famous celebrity heart attack cases, it was a great loss and a shock for the entire film fraternity to learn about the sudden demise of Sridevi. She suffered a severe heart attack on 24th February 2018 while attending a wedding of Mohit Marwah in Dubai. She was included in the In Memoriam section of the Academy Awards.