Vinu Chakravarthy was the one who introduced iconic actress Silk Smitha to the silver screen in the 1980 movie Vandi Chakkaram.
He rose to prominence in the 1980s with his comedy films Melvin and Howard, Swing Shift, Something Wild.
He is best remembered for his performance in films like Mere Apne, Mera Gaon Mera Desh, Gaddaar, Jail Yatra, Kuchhe Dhaage, Amar Akbar Anthony, Rajput, Qurbani, Dayavan, and others.
Sanyal was among the last links between CPI(ML), considered as the father of leftwing insurgency in India and its offshoot CPI(Maoist).
Girish Chandra Saxena served as the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir for eight years between 1990 and 2003.
Holdsworth was known as a guitarist’s guitarist for his progressive rock and jazz fusion work with bands including Soft Machine, Gong, and U.K.
According to a list kept by the Gerontology Research Group, Violet Brown from Jamaica, who was born in 1900, is now the oldest living person.
Taylor was instrumental in the creation of the internet and modern computer.
Wainberg is believed to have drowned while on holiday with his family in Miami.
Former Congress MP and Union Minister, Akhilesh Das Gupta passed away following a severe heart attack.
Achuthan had 10 works to his credit. His book on the poems of Edassery is one of his noted works.
Born in Mumbai in 1932, Amonkar was considered one of the foremost singers in the Hindustani tradition and is an innovator of the Jaipur Gharana.
During his struggle, he spent 26 years and 3 months in prison, including 18 years on the infamous Robben Island.
Former Punjab Agriculture Minister, Gurdev Singh Badal passed away at the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital on 28 March after a prolonged illness.
Before joining the Bar, Andhyarujina was selected as Indian Foreign Services in 1958.
A well known novelist and essayist, Ashokamitran was noted for his subtlety and refreshing creativity in expression.
Dev Raj Sikka, popularly known as the father of Indian Meteorology passed away on 18 March after suffering from a cardiac arrest.
His upcoming movie Sathya, which has Jayaram in the lead, was in the post production stage.
Before joining the IANS, Arvind Padmanabhan worked with the PTI, The Times of India and TV18.
Bhattacharjee co-founded the band Dohar and was the lead singer of this Bangla band.
Ray was also an eminent socialist politician, a Gandhian, and had also served as a former Union minister.
He performed the first human liver transplant in 1963. He performed the first successful human liver transplant in 1967. He performed both the transplants at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
Syed was well known for his concern in the Shah Bano Case and antagonism to the Demolition of Babri Masjid.
Haji Abdul Salam was the first Manipuri Muslim to be a member of the Rajya Sabha from the state of Manipur.
In 2008, SAB TV started Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. The show is based on Tarak Mehta’s column 'Duniya Ne Undha Chasma'.
Meta des: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Health Minister Shankar Chaudhari have expressed grief over his demise.
In his political career spanning over three decades, P. Shiv Shankar served as External Affairs and Human Resource Development Minister.
Kabir served as the 39th Chief Justice of India from September 2012 to July 2013.
Grammy- winning jazz musician Al Jarreau passed away on 12 February 2017, after he was admitted for exhaustion.
Mansfield, along with Paul Lauterbur, had won the 2003 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for developing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
While leading the protests during the Quit India Movement, she was arrested at Bezawada (now known as Vijayawada) and was sent to the Raya Vellore Jail for six months in 1944.