• Actor-singer Ruma Guha Thakurta, who featured in films such as Jwar Bhata, Ganga and 36 Chowringhee Lane while straddling an equally successful playback career, died aged 84.
  •  Veteran comedian, film and theatre actor Dinyar Contractor passed away aged 79. 
  • Lennart Johansson, who oversaw the introduction of the Champions League during a 17-year reign as president of European soccer’s governing body, has died. 
  • Six-time Grammy-winning musician Malcolm John Rebennack, better known as Dr John, passed away aged 77. 
  •  Noted actor, filmmaker and playwright Girish Karnad passed away.
  • Tamil writer, comedian and actor, Crazy Mohan, who was also a Kalaimamani awardee, was known for his witty one-liners passed away in Chennai. 
  • Former Puducherry Chief Minister  R V Janakiraman, who headed the coalition government of DMK and the Tamil Maanila Congress died after a brief age-related illness.
  • Poet and lyricist Pazhavila Ramesan passed away. He was 83 years old. 
  • Lee Hee-ho, a South Korean feminist & democracy activist and wife of the late South Korean president Kim Dae-jung, passed away. 
  • Former BJP Rajya Sabha MP and senior journalist Rajnath Singh 'Surya' passed away in Lucknow. He was 82 years old.
  • Former Egyptian President and a top figure in the Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Morsypassed away. 
  • Veteran freedom fighter from Goa and Padmashri winner Mohan Ranade passes away after a prolonged illness.
  • Veteran actor-filmmaker Vijaya Nirmala passed away in Hyderabad. 
  • Jharna Dhara Chowdhury, an Eminent Social Activist and secretary of the Gandhi Ashram Trust in Jayag, Noakhali, Bangladesh passes away in Dhaka.
  • Former Bengal cricketer Shyam Sundar Mitra passes away .
  • Malayalam director Babu Narayanan passes away.
  • Telugu story writer and the Sahitya Akademi award winner Abburi Chaya Devi passes away.