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Bollywood mourns Dev Anand's death

HindustanTimes.com  New Delhi, December 04, 2011
First Published: 09:08 IST(4/12/2011) | Last Updated: 11:08 IST(4/12/2011)

Veteran actor Dev Anand who celebrated his birthday two months ago on September 26 passed away on Saturday night following a cardiac arrest. Shocked by his demise, Bollywood fraternity post their condolences on Twitter.

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

Abhishek Bachchan: 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!

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

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.

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

Amitabh Bachchan: 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 ! Had just met Dev Saheb at his premiere recently .. he was weak but full of spirit ..the news papers confirming his passing away ..sad

Mahesh Bhatt: "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.

Anupam Kher: 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...


Dev Saab was Kind, Passionate, Courageous, Forthright, Charming, Encouraging, Contemporary,Always a leader and a Great Human. Will Miss him.

Just heard the sad news about Dev Saab. Somehow believed he will ALWAYS be there with us. My first hero. An Institution of optimism. 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

Vishal Dadlani: Dev Anand Saab gone. Several eras have truly ended. A truly sad day.

Goldie Behl: "Rip dev anand ... spread love & a never give up attitude just went ahead and did whatever he wanted... My favorite actor!!!"

Dabboo Ratnani: "Saddened by the demise of Dev Saheb, Never had the privilege of working with him. His attitude has always been an inspiration..."

Shekhar Ravjiani: "Man I had the privilege to meet once in my life is no more. A legend Mr Dev Anand. God bless his soul."

Shreya Ghoshal: "Dev Anand Sa'ab is no more.. Rest in peace...Do you like 2011? We lost so many legends this year... Its true. This year we lost many greats... What legacy of great films n music! He indeed was a man of excellence and passion for cinema."

Sangeeth Sivan: "RIP Dev Anand - what a life!!"

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



Salman Rushdie: RIP Dev Anand. I grew up watching your films. Sorry to say goodbye.

Akshay Kumar: One of the worst years so far, evergreen romantic actor/director Dev Anand Saab, the one who romanced with life is.

Sandhya Mridul: RIP Dev sahab.. Abhi na jao chodh ke ke dil abhi bhara nahin..?

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

Deepa Mehta: Dev Saab. From CID, to Hum Dono , Guide , Jewel thief . To your vibrancy and belief in immortality - Well, you will live on , on and on

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.

Sonam Kapoor: Watching devsaabs songs with my dad was my bonding time with him. He is my fathers favourite actor.

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