Belden was a jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger and producer who was among the first American musicians to perform in Iran since its 1979 revolution in 2015 when he toured there.
He was Director at the Delhi School of Economics (DSE) and policy advisor to the Union Government.
Shivpuri gained popularity for her role as Baa in television show Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, the longest running TV show of Ekta Kapoor.
Aruna was battling with coma for past 42-years after sexually assaulted by a hospital ward boy on 27 November 1973.
He was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
Her writings were based on contemporary social issues mainly affecting the urban middle class and also highlighted the pains and sufferings of women in contemporary society.
The German-born writer known for his groundbreaking books on Enlightenment, the Victorian middle classes and Sigmund Freud.
Burden did a string of performances that were focused on endurance, pain, and anti-social behavior, and marked him as one of his generation’s leading artists.
Elizabeth Wilson was famously known for her memorable film role as the mother of Dustin Hoffman's character, Benjamin Braddock, in Mike Nichols' 1967 film The Graduate.
Born on 30 January 1924 in Imphal, Guha was an eminent writer, poet, historian, social scientist and Communist thinker.
Holderer was one of about 120 engineers who moved to the US after World War II and brought technology used in the German V2 rocket.
Ping was appointed Director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office (HKMAO) in 1990 and retired in 1997. He had also helped in drafting the mini Constitution of Hong Kong.
He got the fame by one of his penned novel Dances With Wolves.
He was the Member of Parliament (MP) of 7th Lok Sabha from Rosera Lok Sabha Constituency.
He was associated with three leading Bengali dailies Anandabazar Patrika, Jugantar and Aajkal for more than three decades.
Plisetskaya born in Moscow on 20 November 1925 was considered as one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century.
Pardiwala was also a renowned lawyer in Valsad who joined the lawyer's bar at Valsad town of Gujarat in 1955 and practiced the law for more than 40 years
Eminent Marathi film and stage actress Bimba Modak passed away on 29 April 2015 due to her old age.
Jack Ely was an American guitarist and singer.
The Oscar-winning cinematographer Andrew Lesnie passed away on 27 April 2015 following a fatal heart attack.
Talal Akbar Bugti was the son of former governor of Balochistan Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti.
He was an historian specializing in British Imperial, Indian and global history and was knighted in 2007 for his contribution to historical scholarship.
Keshri had captained the Bengal U-19 team in Cooch Behar Trophy and was in the 30-member India U-19 probables list for the 2014 Colts World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.
Patnaik was a senior leader of Indian National Congress and served Odisha as its Chief Minister from 1980 to 1989 and again from 1995 to 1999. He was also Governor of Assam from 2009 to 2014.
He was the youngest Prime Minister of the Czech Republic from 2004 to 2005 at the age of 34.
Thapa had served as the prime minister of the country for five terms in a political career spanning more than 50 years. He had worked under three different kings.
He won Indira Gandhi national award for Best First Film of a Director n 1996 for his film Rag Biraag, a film based on a novel written by Jnanpith award-winner Mamoni Raisom Goswami.
His writings mainly focused on the Nazi era, the horrors of the war and the destruction and guilt that remained after defeat of Germany.
He led the 17 Poona Horse regiment in the rank of Lieutenant Colonel during the 1971 war in the Basantar battle, leading to heavy losses on the Pakistan Army by destroying a number of Pakistani tanks.
His biography, Leading from the Cockpit: A Fighter pilot's story was published in 2009.