• Noted film director J. Mahendran, 79, passed away following a brief hospitalization. He was also seen as an actor in many films. 
  • Kartik Chandra Rath, a veteran dramatist, theatre organiser, and Economics teacher passed away at the age of 70 in Cuttack, Odisha due to the heart attack. 
  • Biologist Sydney Brenner who helped decipher the genetic code and jointly won the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, passed away.
  • Kerala Congress (M) chairman K. M. Mani, the longest-serving legislator in the State’s history, is no more. He was 86 years old.
  • Renowned Hindi poet Pradeep Choubey passed away of a cardiac arrest. 
  • Former Director of ISRO's Satellite Centre (ISAC)SK Shivakumar died at the age of 66 in Bengaluru. 
  • Scotland all-rounder Con de Lange who had been diagnosed with a brain tumour has passed away at the age of 38. 
  •  America's first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb passed away in Florida at the age of 88 following a brief illness. 
  • Eminent Bengali folk singer Amar Paul passed away following a cardiac arrest. He was 97. Paul lent his voice in a number of films.
  • One of the most well known paranormal investigatorLorraine Warren passed away at the age of 92. 
  • Chennai's famed chronicler, cartographer, and journalist S. Muthiah, 89, passed away due to age-related ailments. 
  • Veteran lady mountaineer Rama Sengupta Paul passed away at the age of 66 due to cardiac arrest.
  • Terry Rawlings, a British film and sound editor has passed away. He was an Oscar nominee for his work on Best Picture winner “Chariots of Fire,”.
  • Mark Medoff, whose acclaimed play “Children of a Lesser God,” which won the Tony Award for best play in 1980 recently passed away at the age of 79.
  • Former India footballer Pungam Kannan passes away at age 80 years. 
  • The former Ethiopian president, Dr Negasso Gidada had passed away in Germany where he was undergoing medical treatment.
  • John Singleton, an Academy Award-nominated filmmaker has passed away following complications from a stroke.