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Rajini, Bachchan, SRK, Mohanlal and more: Film bigwigs mourn Jayalalithaa

bollywood Updated: Dec 06, 2016 19:09 IST
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A woman walks past a portrait of J. Jayalalithaa, Chief Minister of the southern state of Tamil Nadu, in Chennai.(REUTERS)

Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth condoled the death of AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, describing her as a “brave daughter” whom the country had lost.

“Not just Tamil Nadu but India has lost a brave daughter. I pray to God to rest her soul in peace,” he tweeted.

Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan also expressed grief over the death of the late Chief Minister. “Jayalalitha ji the only CM of a State that celebrated 100 years of Indian Cinema .. from all regions .. most admirable,” he tweeted.

“Sad to hear of the passing away of Jayalalithaaji...May her soul rest in peace,” Shah Rukh Khan said in a tweet.

Here’s how Rishi Kapoor reacted:

Music composer AR Rahman joined in to mourn the loss:

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar expressed his grief at her passing away.

Scores of Tamil and Malayalam cinema actors including Mohanlal, Mammooty, Raadika Sarath Kumar, Parthiban, Suriya Sivakumar, Jeyam Ravi, Trisha Krishnan, Shruti Haasan and director Gautam Vasudev Menon condoled death of Jayalalithaa, who had her roots in the film industry as a famous yesteryear actor.

An inspirational leader and star, Jayalalithaa was remembered by the Telugu film bigwigs as well. Among them were Mahesh Babu, Nagarjuna, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Tamannaah and Junior NTR.

Bollywood actors Diana Penty, Manoj Bajpayee, Pia Bajpai, among others also tweeted their condolences:

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First Published: Dec 06, 2016 10:57 IST