Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda:
Prime Minister of Nepal.
Chairman of Prasar Bharti Board.
Noted economist who led the first tax reforms as India wasundertaking its economic restructuring in early 90s. He was 86.
Renowned Hindi litterateur. He was 97. His famous worksinclude
Awara, Masiha, Pankheen, Jane Anjane, Dhalti Raat, Swapnamayi, Nav Prabhat
for which he was awarded SahityaAkademi award.
Renowned British author. His novel
Empire of the Sun
vividlyportrayed his childhood imprisonment in wartime Shanghai and was adapted intoa Hollywood film by Steven Spielberg.
known writer Kamala ‘Suraiya’ Das , who courted controversy
with her unorthodox views. She was 75.
Hindi film actor, who made a place in the hearts of film lovers withhis romantic portrayals. He was 69. He had made his debut in 1960 with