Bollywood’s 10 Mysterious Death Cases

It is common in Hollywood to have actors die and not have any specific evidence for the cause of their death. Bollywood also started coming in the highlight when some actors and actresses started to be found dead without any specific reasons. After a lot of speculation, some cases were solved while some remained unsolved. Here are Bollywood’s 10 Mysterious Death Cases.

List of Bollywood’s 10 Mysterious Death Cases

1. Jiya Khan

Jiya Khan

Jiya Khan was well known for her role in the movie Ghajini. She was found dead on 2013. Whether she committed suicide, or was murdered is an unsolved mystery. After the incident, some photo evidences led to her boyfriend Sooraj Pancholi which made him a prime suspect. Currently known for the Salman Khan produced movie, Hero, Sooraj Pancholi’s name isn’t yet cleared from the suspection.

2. Divya Bharati

Divya Bharati

In 1993, Divya Bharati died after she fell from the 5 stories tall building she was residing in. After a lot of investigation, her husband Sajid Nadiadwala was suspected to have murdered her. But it couldn’t be proved that the incident was a murder. The case still remains unsolved.

3. Laila Khan

Laila Khan

Laila Khan worked with the late Rajesh Khanna in the movie Bafaa and is much appreciated for her work in the movie. Her death was caused by her own step-father Parwez Taak. Later on, Taak admitted to the police that in his Igatpuri farmhouse, he murdered his first wife, Laila, as well as 4 others.

4. Priya Rajbansh

Priya Rajbansh

Priya Rajbansh was said to be murdered by her own step-sons. Film maker Chetan Anandi’s sons from his first wife killed her step-mother. She was popular for the film name “Haste Jakhm”. The murdered was caused because of property issues.

5. Gulshan Kumar

Gulshan Kumar

In 1997, the owner of T-series music company, Gulshan Kumar was reported to be murdered. His murder was arranged by his partner Nadeem by employing Dawood Ibrahim’s brother Anish Ibrahim.

6. Brij Sadanaath

Brij Sadanaath

About couple of years ago, the hit actor Kamal Sandanaath reported that his father killed his mother and his siter. In 1990, he murdered his wife and daughter by the help of a gun and tried to shoor Kamal as well, but was saved by luck.

7. Niraj Grover

Niraj Grover

Niraj Grover was a television worker. In 2008, he was said to be murdered by his own lover. The actress Maria Susairaaj was suspected to kill Niraj with her to-be husband Jerome Matthew. To be helping his wife for murder case, Jerome was imprisoned for 3 years while murderer Maria was imprisoned for 10 years.

8. Madhubala


Madhubala rules hearts of millions with her acting in movies like ‘Mughal-e-Azam’, ‘Howrah Bridge’ and ‘Mr and Mrs 55’. But, she died a lonely death with no one at her side with no one to look after her in her final days. Her marble tomb was adorned with ‘aayats’ and verse dedications from the Quran but even her final resting place was uprooted in 2010 to make way for newer graves.

9. Guru Dutt

Guru Dutt

In 1964, Guru Dutt was found dead from an overdose of alcohol and sleeping pills. Whether it was an accident or suicide is still out for debate. While his family claims the incident was an accident, it is more or less established that Dutt committed suicide.

10. Manmohan Desai

Manmohan Desai


The director of iconic movies such as Amar Akbar Anthony, Coolie, Parvarish and Aa Gale Lag Jaa. His death created as much curiosity as his earlier films after he fell off his residence building at Grant Road in Mumbai. Details about the real nature of his death are still shrouded in mystery.

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