Posthumous movies

Superstar Rajesh Khanna who died almost a year ago will be seen in a new film 'Riyasat'. Here are some other celebrities who died before their final film released.

Legendary director Yash Chopra passed away just weeks before the release of his dream project Jab Tak Hai Jaan. Chopra died due to  Dengue fever.

Jaspal Bhatti directed and acted in the movie Power Cut. The film marked the debut of his son Jasraj Bhatti. However, just days before the release of the movie, Jaspal Bhatti died in a car crash.

Divya Bharti died at the age of 19 after falling from her apartment in Mumbai. Her two last completed films Rang and Shatranj were released several months after her death.

The last movie RD Burman gave music to was Vidhu Vonod Chopra's 1942 A Love Story. The film released after his death.

Bruce Lee died prior to the release of Enter the Dragon. After a month of his death from a cerebral edema, the movie was finally released.

In one of the most unfortunate incidents, Brandon Lee, son of martial arts film star Bruce Lee, was accidently shot while filming a scene for the film "The Crow". After his death, the movie was completed using a double and was eventually released.

Heath Ledger won an oscar after his death for his role in "The Dark Knight." The film was released seven months after his death. The actor was also filming The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus at the time of his death.

Brittany Murphy died due to pneumonia in 2009. Three films featuring the actress were released after her death. Something Wicked was her last released film.

Comedic actor John Candy died on the sets of Wagon's East in 1994. The film was released five months later.

Marilyn Monroe was still filming Something's Got to Give when she died due to a drug overdose. The film was shot with a new cast and then released as Move Over, Darling. Here's a pic of Marilyn Monroe in Something's Got to Give.

Alan Ladd died due to cerebral edema in 1964. His last movie The Carpetbaggers was released a couple of months after his death.

Chris Farley died of a drug overdose in 1997. His last two films, Almost Heroes and Dirty Work were released the following year.

Hollywood royalty member Clark Gable died in 1960 of a heart attack prior to the 1960 release of the film The Misfits.

Phil Hartman was murdered by his wife, Brynn Hartman, in 1998. His last film Small Soldiers released two months after his death.

River Phoenix died at the age of 23 after a drug-induced heart failure. His final completed film, "Silent Tongue," was released four months after his death.

Gary Cooper's last film The Naked Edge released a month after his death due to cancer.

Saratoga was screen legend Jean Harlow's last movie. It released a month after Harlow died of uremic poisoning.

Anna Nicole Smith died of a drug overdose in 2007. Her last movie Illegal Aliens was released after her death.

Nat King Cole's last movie Cat Ballou released four months after his death in 1965.

James Dean was killed in a car accident in 1955. His last two films "Rebel Without a Cause" and "Giant" were released after his death.

Rapper and actor Tupac Shakur was killed during a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas in 1996. His completed movies Gridlock'd and Gang Related were released next year.

Vic Morrow died when he was decapitated by a helicopter rotor during the shoot of the movie Twilight Zone. The movie was released almost a year after his death.

The 2009 movie "Old Dogs" was Bernie Mac's final release. The film was released almost a year after his death.

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