Indian movie stars died at 49

Here are 2 famous actresses from India died at 49:

Persis Khambatta

Persis Khambatta (October 2, 1948 Mumbai-August 18, 1998 Mumbai) also known as Persis Khambata was an Indian actor.

She died in myocardial infarction.

Persis Khambatta was best known for her role as the Deltan navigator Lieutenant Ilia in the 1979 science fiction film "Star Trek: The Motion Picture." Prior to her acting career, she was a successful model and was crowned Miss India in 1965. After her success in "Star Trek," she appeared in a number of Hollywood films, including "Nighthawks," "Megaforce," and "Warrior of the Lost World." Khambatta was also a trained pilot and was the first Indian woman to obtain a commercial pilot's license.

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Protima Bedi

Protima Bedi (October 12, 1948 Delhi-August 18, 1998 Pithoragarh) also known as Protima Gupta, Protima Gauri, Protima Gauri Bedi, Gauri Amma or Gauri Maa was an Indian actor, model and dancer. She had two children, Pooja Bedi and Siddharth Bedi.

Protima Bedi was known for her bold and unconventional personality. She was among the first Indian models to pose in a bikini in the 1960s. In 1974, she founded the first of her dance academies, Nrityagram, which became a renowned institution for Indian classical dance. Protima was also known for her philanthropic work, especially for the education and empowerment of women. She tragically passed away in 1998 in an accident while on a trek in the Himalayas. Her legacy lives on through her contributions to the Indian arts and culture.

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