Today the Bollywood film industry is in mourning after losing the legendary Shashi Kapoor who passed away at the age of 79.
Stars of the Indian film industry and international celebrities took to social media to pay their respects via twitter.
Even India’s prime minister Narendra Modi felt the pain of losing such an industry icon…
Narendra Modi: Shashi Kapoor’s versatility could be seen in his movies as well as in theatre, which he promoted with great passion. His brilliant acting will be remembered for generations to come. Saddened by his demise. Condolences to his family and admirers
Priyanka Chopra: An end of an era. RIP #ShashiKapoor ji.. A talent, the world had the pleasure of witnessing,..a humanitarian I had the pleasure of meeting.. a charmer the world will always remember. Condolences to the family and fans.
Ajay Devgn: You won’t be forgotten. Rest in peace #ShashiKapoor ji.
Akshay Kumar: Innumerable Bollywood dreams came to life watching your iconic dialogue, “Mere paas maa hai.” Your tremendous contribution to cinema will always be remembered. RIP #ShashiKapoor ji
Hrithik Roshan: RIP Shashi Kapoor ji. Great artistes not only inspire but also inseminate the hearts & minds of the next generation. In individual ways we all carry his greatness within us. He & his talent shall live on. And we shall forever celebrate it. Thank you for your inspiration…
Hema Malini: My dear friend & co star of many successful movies – Shashi Kapoor, is no more. He leaves behind many pleasant memories of the camaraderie we shared on the sets during our shooting schedules. RIP dear friend. I will surely miss you!
Sridevi: A great actor, a charming & happy soul, an inspiring humanitarian. We will miss you Shashi ji. RIP #ShashiKapoor