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Two legends, many tributes

Bollywood together mourned the death of veteran actor AK Hangal, remembered for his iconic roles in films such as Namak Haraam (1973) and Sholay (1975), and US astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to step on the moon.

entertainment Updated: Aug 27, 2012 01:46 IST
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Bollywood together mourned the death of veteran actor AK Hangal, remembered for his iconic roles in films such as Namak Haraam (1973) and Sholay (1975), and US astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to step on the moon. While Hangal passed away on Sunday due to prolonged illness, Armstrong died on Saturday due to complications resulting from a recent heart surgery. Twitter was abuzz with condolences from the film industry.

AK Hangal. Lifetime dedicated 2 d art of acting in theatre. Will always b remembered by his films
Avtar Kishan Hangal, 95
February 1, 1917 - August 26, 2012

Shekhar Kapur, filmmaker
AK Hangal no more... An era comes to an end. Theatre, film were enriched by him

Shabana Azmi, actor
Itna Sannata Kyon Hai Bhai ...... RIP A K Hangal Sir

Kunal Kohli, filmmaker
I had the pleasure of working with AK Hangal in Tere Mere Sapne, my first film... May his soul rest in peace

Neil Alden Armstrong, 82 August 5, 1930 -
August 25, 2012

Arshad Warsi, actor
Was driving from Jaipur to Jaisalmer for the shoot of ‘Reshma aur Shera’ when heard of Neil Armstrong landing on moon.. Gone...RIP

Amitabh Bachchan, actor
Moon must be mourning the death of its First visitor. RIP NeilArmstrong Anupam Kher, actor

One last breath for a man, a giant loss for mankind.#RIP #NeilArmstrong Abhishek Bachchan, actor

RIP Neil Armstrong... who made the world believe that its possible to reach the moon. Urvashi Sharma, actor