Saturday, December 3, 2011

Dev Anand's death : Bollywood Shocked, Offers Condolences

Bollywood and even Prime Minister Manmohan Singh woke up to the news of Dev Anand's death. They tweeted and expressed their shock and condolences :

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
 Dev Anand was a great artiste who entertained generations of cinema lovers over five decades. He was an embodiment of long passion for acting and film-making. I join millions of his fans in mourning his death

Amitabh Bachchan
Dev Saheb .. praying it is not true ! He was such a positive person .. never associated death with him... Had just met Dev Saheb at his premiere recently .. he was weak but full of spirit ..the news papers confirming his passing away ..sad. An era has come to an end .. Dev Anand leaves a void never perhaps to be filled again .. his never give up belief, his joy of life!

Shah Rukh Khan
Dev sahib's sad demise makes me feel that the film industry is incomplete & has lost its magical energy. May Allah bless his soul

Sachin Tendulkar - Dev Anand's death is a great loss to the nation

Lata Mangeshkar - Very hand to hear the passing away of a cinematic legend

Asha Parekh - He lived cinema.

Rajnikanth - I salute Dev Anand's zest for life and spirited energy for work

Salman Rushdie, author - I grew up watching films. Sad to say Goodbye

Shabana Azmi -Dev Saheb robustly lived life on his own terms.he will be missed by millions but will live on thru his movies.I salute his spirit

Mahesh Bhatt - As the new dawn breaks over Mumbai I salute the memory of this star who has left left us with the glow of his smile

Madhur Bhandarkar -Shocked to the core, a painful loss, a personal grief, cant believe DEVSAAB is no more ! Still the news is not sinking in,had celebrated his birthday with him,Devsaab was full of energy and life then,just cant believe !

Kunal Kohli -RIP Dev Anand. His spirit, energy, love for life and cinema will live on through his films. Love you Dev Saab

Arjun Rampal -Woke up to the saddest news and an emptiness in the heart, Dev Saab the man who lived every moment to the fullest with greatest energy. RIP

Neil Nitin Mukesh -Just got the sad news that Dev Anand sahab passed away. I've always been a huge fan of his. And grown up watching his dynamic films. RIP

Shreya Goshal -Dev saab's films being talked abt on d news. What legacy of great films n music! He indeed was a man of excellence and passion for cinema,

Ehsaan Noorani (composer) -Another jewel begins his skyward journey ...... Dev Saab alvidaa

Poonam Pandey - Life is like a poker game; it's not what you're given, it's how you use it.- The Gr8 Gambler - "RIP Dev Anand"

Amisha Patel -Sad news about dev anand sahab passing away.was v close to my grandfather n v close 2 r family. May he rest in peace

Abhishek Bachchan - Never believed I would ever wake up to this news. Very sad! Shocked to read of the passing of Dev Saab. Such a great man and actor. A symbol of positivity

Divya Dutta -  The last I met devsaab was at his premiere,sitting nxt to him, n seeing his smiling face,full of zest energy n ethusiasm..memories! Main zindagi ka sath nibhata chala gayam..RIP devsaab! Knowing u wrkin wt u is cherished!my evergreen hero!will miss u sir!

Anupam Kher - Dev Saab was Kind, -Passionate, Courageous, Forthright, Charming, Encouraging, Contemporary, Always a leader and a Great Human. Will Miss him. So as a Tribute to Dev Saab let's only humm his Songs today. Songs which became such an integral part of our lives. Ahbi na jao chodkar

R. Madhavan - You taught us that there is no retirement if u do not desire so..You will remain Evergreen.

VIvek Oberoi - Bollywood's evergreen superstar Dev Anand passed away in London.The legendary actor was 88.RIP DEV SAAB.You will live forever in our hearts!

Akshay Kumar - Bollywood's evergreen superstar Dev Anand passed away in London.The legendary actor was 88.RIP DEV SAAB.You will live forever in our hearts!

Taran Adarsh (film critic) -Dev Anand sahab is no more. Had the privilege of interacting with the icon on several occasions. So full of life always. RIP


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