Bollywood actresses who died young

  • Jiah Khan: It was a life cut short too early when this young, bubbly actress who had done commendable roles in films like Nishabd and Ghajini, committed suicide under depression.

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  • Nafisa Joseph: Successful model, VJ and actor Nafisa Joseph passed away when her career had just started shaping up. She reportedly committed suicide at the young age of 26 after her fiancee called off marriage.

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  • Divya Bharti: Death at the young age of 19 was certainly not what she deserved particularly when she was one of the top actresses of Bollywood, having done successful films like Deewana and Vishwatma. The cause of her death (she reportedly fell down from her balcony), still remains shrouded in mystery.

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  • Parveen Babi: This glam diva of Bollywood died at the age of 55 in ignominy at her Juhu residence.  Police had to break open her flat door to retrieve her body three days after her death.

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  • Smita Patil: At merely 31 years of age, this dusky talented girl of Bollywood passed away while giving birth to her son Pratiek Babbar.

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  • Madhubala: At the young age of 36, this quintessential beauty of Bollywood departed for her heavenly abode. Still at the pinnacle of her career, she died a lonely death following an illness.

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  • Young, talented and beautiful, yet they met a fate that they did not deserve. Have a look at some of the most talented actors of Bollywood who died too soon.
    Meena Kumari:
    The renowned tragedy queen of Bollywood died a sad death at the age of 40 years due to cirrhosis of liver caused by excessive drinking. The saddest part was when she died, Pakeezah was still running in theatres and she could not live to taste the glory of its success.

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