• Former cricketer Malcolm Nash passed away. He was Glamorgan's legendary left-arm bowler who took 993 first-class wickets in a 17-year career between 1966 and 1983.
  • Veteran actor Russi Taylor, who voiced Disney's Minnie Mouse for more than 30 years, has passed away. 
  • Veteran Gujarati journalist, author and columnist Kanti Bhatt passed away. 
  • Cricket commentator Anant Setalvad, who used to draw pictures of the game's progress on airwaves with his fine command of the English language, from the mid 1960s through to the 1980s, passed away .
  • Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away. She was the 1st full time woman external affairs minister of India.
  • Toni Morrison, the 1993 Nobel laureate in literature passed away. 
  • Former Fisheries Minister S. Jennifer Chandran passed away. 
  • Former Padma Shri award winner and educationist Rajalakshmi Parthasarathy passed away.
  • Harley RaceAmerican professional wrestler passed away. 
  • Veteran director J Om Prakash passed away. 
  •  Ivory Coast music star DJ Arafat passed awayHe was also named "Best Artist of the Year" at the Ivorian "Coupe-decale" Awards.
  • Freedom fighter Dayanidhi Nayak passed away. 
  •  Senior advocate and former Additional Solicitor General Amarendra Sharan passed away. 
  • Argentina World Cup-winning team football player Jose Luis Brown has passed away. 
  • Veteran Bollywood actress Vidya Sinha passed away. She was renowned for her role in Basu Chatterjee's film "Rajnigandha". 
  • Former India and Tamil Nadu cricketer V.B. Chandrasekhar passed away. He represented India in 7 ODIs. 
  • Damodar Ganesh Bapat from Chhattisgarh, a noted social worker and Padma Shri award winner, passed away. He was known for his social work in tribal areas in Chhattisgarh.
  •  Renowned Bangladeshi novelist Rizia Rahman passed away. 
  • Former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra passed away. 
  • Doordarshan Anchor and Nari Shakti Award Winner Neelum Sharma passed away. 
  • Veteran music composer Mohammed Zahur Hashmi, popularly known as Khayyam passed away. 
  • Eminent Punjabi writer and Sahitya Akademi winner Professor Niranjan Singh Tasneem passed away.
  • Former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Babulal Gaur passed away. 
  •  Former Union finance minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away. He was a lawyer by profession. 
  • India’s first woman Director General of Police (DGP), Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya passed away. 
  • Naval war hero and Kirti Chakra awardee Commander Noel Kelman passed away.
  • Congress (MLA) from the Mukerian assembly seat in Punjab, Rajnish Kumar Babbi passed away.
  • Socialist leader and former MLA of Palghar Navnitbhai Shah passed away. 
  • Veteran Bengali actor Nimu Bhowmik passed away.