According to what SRK stated in Happy New Year, Qismat Badi Kutti Cheez Hai, Saali Kabhi Bhi Palat Jaati Hai, these Bollywood stars reached the rock bottom of their profession and lives just when they were enjoying all of the love and popularity that they had received.
1. AK Hangal
A very well-known senior actor in Bollywood whose line “Itna sannata kyu hai bhai” has become a cultural phenomenon had a prosperous existence at the beginning of his career but fell into extreme poverty in the final years of his life.
It was claimed that Amitabh Bachchan had extended a helping hand of Rs 20 lakhs to his co-actor from the film Sholay who had passed away at the age of 97.
2. Parveen Babi
The fearless and stunning actress endured a great deal of pain as a result of the mental condition that was identified as paranoid schizophrenia. She severed all of her ties with her colleagues in the sector, and she began leading a life that was alone and devoid of any good fortune.
It was stated that she had passed away in her apartment in January 2005 after she failed to pick up the newspapers or milk for three consecutive days. After two days passed with no one coming to claim her corpse, her ex-lover Mahesh Bhatt was forced to conduct the final rituals for her.
Vimeo, who is originally from Punjab, got her debut in Bollywood in a film directed by BR Chopra in which she starred alongside Sunil Dutt. Her exceptional ability was recognized and applauded, which contributed to her meteoric rise to fame in the 1960s and 1970s.
Later on, she had a change of heart and married a guy in the business world, against the opposition of her parents. She found that her spouse had a domineering personality, which she did not like, and as a result, she filed for divorce from him. Her lack of employment and romantic interest led to alcoholism, which ultimately led to her death on August 22, 1977.
4. Achala Sachdev
The final years of the life of the Bollywood actress whose stunning appearance in the song Ae Meri Zohrajabeen won the hearts of many people and were not very productive for her. When the passing of her husband, she was left to fend for herself in Pune after her son deserted the family.
She was admitted to the hospital after going into her kitchen to fetch a drink of water and breaking her femur in the process. After further examination, it was determined that she had several emboli in her brain, which caused her to develop quadriplegia, a condition characterized by complete paralysis of all four limbs and the torso.
5. Meena Kumari
Meena Kumari, known as the “tragedy queen” of Bollywood, had a similar course of events in her life when she secretly wed director Kamal Amrohi. After the information was made public, Kamal Amrohi gave her permission to work in films with a number of restrictions, which led to tension between the two of them.
Meena Kumari had a strong addiction to alcohol, which ultimately led to her death. She left behind big expenses and debts.
6. Raj Kiran
After a mysterious disappearance from the film business, the well-known Bollywood actor Raj Kiran was eventually discovered in a mental institution in Atlanta by his Karz co-star and another Bollywood star Rishi Kapoor.
In 2011, his daughter denied the allegations that Raj Kiran had been located in Atlanta in public statement that she delivered. Since that time, they have been seeking him with the help of the authorities in New York City as well as private investigators.
7. Bhagwan Dada
The actor had led a lavish lifestyle, complete with a lot of homes and large automobiles; however, natural catastrophes like Jhamela and Label took a terrible toll on him, and he eventually found himself living in one of Mumbai’s filthy slums.
On February 4, 2002, the actor had a major heart attack at his home, which ultimately led to his death.
8. O.P Nayyar:
The famed music director was responsible for producing a number of huge blockbusters for the business, but the latter portion of his life was ruined by alcoholism.
He ultimately severed all ties with his family and moved in with a supporter so he could spend his last days in peace. According to reports, his condition was so severe that whenever someone attempted to interview him, he demanded alcoholic beverages and monetary compensation in exchange.
9. Satish Kaul:
Satish Kaul is presently enjoying a wretched existence, despite having worked with notable actors like as Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Govinda in more than 300 films from the Bollywood and Punjabi cinema industries.
Since of the toll, it had on Satish’s health, he was forced to spend the rest of his life confined to bed because he had lost all of his money in the company.
10. Bharat Bhushan:
The romance that Bharat Bhushan had with Meena Kumari, who is one of the most famous and successful performers in Bollywood, as well as his habit of not saving money, both contributed to the downfall of his life. He was forced to work as a watchman at a movie studio during his last days since he was no longer able to get movies.
To supplement his income, he appeared in a few supporting parts on television and in films with low production values. In the year 1992, Bharat Bhushan passed away inside of a leased apartment.