Renowned US actor Leonard Nimoy passed away on 27 February 2015 in Los Angeles following chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Nemtsov had served Russia as its first Deputy Prime Minister in 1990s under the late President Boris Yeltsin.
Her works were known for brilliant and incisive scholarship and her crowning achievement was to turn the light on Pandita Ramambai, the great 19 century Indian reformer and educationist and early pioneer of women’s emancipation in India.
He was a well-known cinematographer in various film industries including Telugu film industry, Tamil Film Industry and Bollywood as well.
He served Haryana as its Chief Minister in 1990-91 as a member of Janata Dal.
RC Sakthi was mentor of the famous actor Kamal Haasan and had launched him as lead role in his Tamil directorial debut Unarchigal in 1972.
She was found collapsed and unconscious in the bureau and was rushed to hospital, but medical teams were unable to save her.
Bhagwandas served Pakistan’s Supreme Court as acting Chief Justice in 2005, 2006 and 2007. He was the first Hindu and second non-Muslim to head the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
Adya Sharma, a cultural icon and pioneer of mobile theatre in Assam, passed away on 23 February 2015 in Nalbari town, Assam following a brief illness.
Govind Pansare, leader of Communist Party of India (CPI), died on 20 February 2015 at Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai.
Eminent Odia filmmaker Nirad Mahapatra passed away on 19 February 2015 in Mumbai following a brief illness.
The recipient of Padma Shri award for his contribution to Urdu literature was serving as the Chairman of the Urdu Advisory Committee, Government of Bihar.
The Chief Minister of Uttrakhand, Harish Rawat declared three-day state mourning following her death.
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Vice-President Kalindi Charan Behera passed away on 18 February 2015 at Bhubaneswar following a brief illness.
Ramanaidu was a recipient of Dada Saheb Phalke and Padma Bhushan awards.
Bollywood actor Ashraful Haque passed away on 17 February 2015 at a private hospital in Andheri East, Mumbai after suffering from Myelodysplastic Syndrome.
Veteran cartoonist, columnist and political activist Rajinder Puri passed away on 15 February 2015 in New Delhi following a brief illness.
Michele Ferrero was Italy’s richest man and the owner of a global chocolate and confectionery empire that was built on the popular Nutella spread.
Raosaheb Ramrao Patil, former Home Minister of Maharashtra and NCP leader, died on 16 February 2015 at Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai after suffering from oral cancer.
French actor Louis Jourdan passed away on 14 February 2015 in Los Angeles, United States following a brief illness.
Veteran Telugu novelist Kesava Reddy passed away on 13 February 2015 in Nizamabad district of Telangana following a prolonged illness.
He was spiritual leader of Malaysia’s opposition Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS). For the first time, he was elected to the Parliament of Malaysia on 1967 and since then continued to be an elected politician for 48 years.
Senior journalist Diptosh Majumdar died on 8 February 2015 after suffering from acute myelocytic leukemia (AML) at a private hospital in Delhi.
Ekuan was famously known for crafting a tabletop bottle for Kikkoman Corporation in 1961, winning international popularity both for the handy, flask-shaped dispenser.
The Father of Marathi Farce and pioneer of experimental plays in Marathi theatre Atmaram Govind Bhende died at the age of 91 in Pune, Maharashtra.
Mrinalini Mukherjee was best known for her sculptures crafted using knotted hemp ropes and cast bronzes.
He was the president of JK Organisation and a promoter director of JK Cement Ltd since its inception in 1994.
Netball player Mayuresh Pawar who was in Kerala to represent Maharashtra in National Games 2015 died due to cardiac arrest few hours after the match against Chandigarh.
Renowned Photo journalist Krishna Murari Kishan passed away on 1 February 2015 after suffering multi-organ failure at a private hospital in New Delhi.
Peter Gomes, the former Delhi state footballer who represented Delhi state team in the Senior National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy died on 30 January 2014. He was 60.