It's the end of a phenomenon and people from world over are expressing grief. All the dignities and celebrities are remembering the King of Pop and recounting their meetings.
Raj Thackeray, chief, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena recounts the time Michael Jackson performed in India in 1996 - at his invitation.
"All we had to do was invite him, and he readily agreed. There were no special demands, no starry airs. He was anyway keen to visit India, and got the chance with our invite; it was his first and last show in India," said Thackeray, while talking to a newspaper.
The MNS chief remembers Jacko as a performer with 'tremendous energy'.