Complications during birth are very common among the women in the world. Fortunately, thanks to the progress in the field of medical science, Doctors can tackle these complications in a positive way but sometimes, destiny has made some different plans. Here is the list of actresses who died giving birth to their baby:
A critically acclaimed actress, Smita Patel was married to actor Raj Babbar. Unfortunately, on 13 December 1986 at the age of 31, Smita died due to childbirth complications. Moreover, over ten of her films were released after her death.
Smita’s son Prateik Babbar made his debut in 2008.
In September 2017, Maureen Wanza, a Kenyan actress died while giving birth in Kilifi County. She acted in local TV productions Sumu and Almasi, among others.
Ashiners Films CEO Ann Hamburg said: “It was an emergency. While at the facility, her situation worsened as she gave birth. She bled to death. Unfortunately, her baby also died minutes later.”
Nollywood actress, Modupe Oyekunle also died during childbirth. Fortunately, the baby who was her third child however survived. She played a prominent role of Sandra in Segun Ogungbe’s blockbuster movie, Ibi Gig.