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1. Former Indian cricketer Madhav Apte dies aged 86

Veteran cricketer Madhav Apte died after suffering a cardiac arrest at the age of

  1. He was the first Indian opener to aggregate over 400 runs in a Test series. His highest first-class score was 165 not out.
2. Congress leader Sukhdev Singh Libra passes away at 87

Congress leader and former MP Sukhdev Singh Libra passed away after a prolonged illness,

He was 87. He was the member of the 14th and 15th Lok Sabhas. He was also a Punjab MLA in 1985. He was a member of Rajya Sabha from 1998-2004.

3. Veteran Malayalam actor Sathar passes away at 67

Veteran Kerala actor Sathar passed away at the age of 67. He has acted in more than 300 films including Tamil and Telugu films. He made his debut in the Malayalam movie Bharyaye Aavashyamundu directed by M. Krishnan Nair in 1975.

4. Veteran actor Viju Khote passes away at 77

Veteran Hindi & Marathi film-theatre actor Viju Khote passed away on due to multiple organ failure. He was 77. The actor was most famous for playing the dacoit Kalia in Sholay & Robert in Andaz Apna.

5. Kirti Chakra awardee Commander Noel Kelman passed away

Naval war hero and Kirti Chakra awardee, Commander Noel Kelman, passed away at the age of 92 in Porvorim . He was awarded the Kirti Chakra for valour during the liberation of Goa in 1961. He was involved in an operation to flush out the Portuguese from the Anjadip Island.

6. Noted author Rizia Rahman dies at 80

The Ekushey Padak-winning novelist Rizia Rahman passed away at the age of 80. She received the Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1978. Born in Kolkata’s Bhabanipur in 1939, Rizia migrated to then East Bengal after the Partition with her family.

7. DD news anchor Neelum Sharma passes away

News anchor Neelum Sharma, who was associated with India’s public service broadcaster Doordarshan News for over 20 years passed away. She was honoured with Nari Shakti Puraskar by President Ram Nath Kovind earlier this year.

8. Sahitya Akademi Award winner NS Tasneem passes away at 91

Eminent Punjabi writer and Sahitya Akademi winner Professor Niranjan Singh Tasneem passed away. He was 91. He was awarded Punjab’s highest literary honor – Punjabi Sahit Rattan – in 2015. He was awarded Sahitya Akademi award for his novel ‘Gawache Arth’ (The Lost Meaning) in 1999.

9. Veteran director J Om Prakash dies at 93

Veteran director and actor Hrithik Roshan’s grandfather, J Om Prakash, passed away on Wednesday. He was 93. His last film as director was 2001’s “Afsana Dilwalon Ka”, starring Rahul Roy in the lead.

10. Silver Jews’ David Berman passes away at 52

David Berman, the singer-songwriter best known for leading the long-running, critically acclaimed indie band Silver Jews, passed away at the age of 52. He formed Silver Jews in 1989 with Stephen Malkmus and another future Pavement member, Bob Nastanovich.

Quick Revision
Obituary (Name) Related Field
BN Yugandhar Former bureaucrat
Ram Jethmalani Jurist
Valerie Harper Actor
Cokie Roberts Journalism
Abdul Qadir Cricket
Robert Mugabe Zimbabwe’s Former President
LaShawn Daniels Songwriter
Zine El Abidine Ben Ali Tunisia’s former president
Fernando Ricksen Football
Sanjib Kumar Datta Editor
Akilisi Pohiva Climate change campaigner
Jacques Chirac Former French president
Madhav Apte Cricketer
Sukhdev Singh Politician
Veeru Krishnan Actor and dance trainer
Shyam Ramsay Film Maker
Kodela Sivaprasada Rao Former AP speaker
Viju Khote Actor
David Berman Singer-Songwriter
J Om Prakash Director
NS Tasneem Writer
Neelum Sharma News Anchor
Noel Kelman Naval war Hero
Rizia Rahman Author

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