• Noted Kannada theatre personality, satirist and TV actor Master Hirannaiah has passed away. He was 85 years old. 
  •  Peter Mayhew, the actor behind the character of Chewbacca has passed away. He was 74. 
  • Prominent writer and academician, Maramraju Satyanarayana Rao passed away following a cardiac arrest. He was 84. 
  • Former Indian Cue sports Player, Coach and administrator Derek Sippy passed away in Mumbai due to a massive heart attack.
  • Renowned economist Baidyanath Mishra passed away due to old-age related problems. He was 99. Mishra had started his career as a lecturer in Ravenshaw University in Cuttack in 1949.
  • Prof N.R. Madhava Menon, an educationist, scholar, and the pioneering spirit behind modern legal education in India, has passed away. He was 84 years old.
  •  Prof. Kirpal Singh, the first chronicler of Partition, who started building an archive in 1954, passed away at 95 in Chandigarh. 
  • The Padma Bhushan awardee and ITC's Non-Executive Chairman YC Deveshwarpassed away at the age of 72. 
  • Noted Tamil novelist and Sahitya Akademi awardee Thoppil Mohamed Meeran, passed away in Pettai, Tamil Nadu. 
  • Padma Shri awardee Bhojpuri vocal artist Hiralal Yadav passed away in Varanasi at the age of 93. 
  • Veteran Telugu actor Rallapalli Venkata Narasimha Rao passed away in Hyderabad following a cardiac arrest. He was 74. 
  •  I M Pei, a dominant figure in American architecture for more than three decades who designed the Louvre’s crystal pyramid, has passed away.
  • The former Formula One driver and three-time world champion Niki Lauda has passed away at the age of 70. 
  • Sammy Shore, an actor and stand-up comedian who co-founded the Comedy Store,passed away. He was 92. Sammy Shore, an actor and stand-up comedian who co-founded the Comedy Store,passed away. 
  • Renowned filmmaker, film historian, researcher and educationist Vijaya Mulay passed away at the age of 98 in New Delhi. 
  • Bollywood’s most famous stunt and action choreographer, Veeru Devgn passes away in Mumbai. 
  •  Carmine Caridi, known for roles in The Godfather franchise, has died at the age of 85.