Sunday, 4 December 2011

Bollywood pays tribute to Dev Anand

Legendary Bollywood actor-filmmaker Dev Anand died of a heart attack in London. He was 88.

Dev Anand touched and influenced the lives of many, especially in the film industry. The stars took to Twitter and paid their tributes to the legend.

Listen to Dev Anand's songs here

Madhuri Dixit tweeted: 'Sad to hear about Dev Anand's demise. Another icon leaves the stage. My condolences to his family. We will miss him.'

Shah Rukh Khan said the industry would be incomplete without him: 'Dev sahib's sad demise makes me feel that the film industry is incomplete & has lost its magical energy. May Allah bless his soul.' 

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

R Madhavan tweeted: 'RIP Dev Anand Saab.. You taught us that there is no retirement if u do not desire so..You will remain Evergreen.'

Emraan Hashmi was sad to hear the news: 'Sad to hear about Dev Anand's demise. A mean with a zeal for life. RIP.'

Arjun Rampal wrote: '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'

Akshay Kumar tweeted: 'One of the worst years so far, evergreen romantic actor/director Dev Anand Saab, the one who romanced with life is no more, but he dies young. How many of us will have that privilege? For me Life = Dev Anand! My condolences to his family members. RIP Dev Anand Saab,'

Farhan Akhtar felt saddened: 'Very saddened to hear of the passing of a cinematic legend and a thorough gentleman. RIP Dev saab.'

Hema Malini, one of Dev Anand's heroines, tweeted: 'Dev Sahab no more among us! Unbelievable, your life gave us memories too beautiful to forget.'

Neha Dhupia wrote: 'Indian cinema looses a true legend... RIP Dev Sa'ab'

Shabana Azmi tweeted: '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.'

Dia Mirza wrote: 'Rest In Peace Dev Saab... Your chivalry, charm, optimism and your great body of work will never be forgotten.'

Vivek Oberoi tweeted: '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!'

Mahesh Bhatt will remember his smile: '"Dev Anand is dead". 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.'

Neil Nitin Mukesh tweeted: '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.'

Raveena Tandon tweeted: 'Sad to hear the Grand ol Gentleman of Indian cinema is no more...Rip Dev saab.'

Also: Please post your tributes here.

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