Rajini, Bachchan, SRK, Mohanlal and more: Film bigwigs mourn JayalalithaaUpdated: Dec 06, 2016 19:09 IST
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.
T 2463 - Jayalalitha ji the only CM of a State that celebrated 100 years of Indian Cinema .. from all regions .. most admirable ! pic.twitter.com/W2pcsVKhYL— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) December 5, 2016
T 2463 - Deeply grieved at the passing of Jayalalita ji .. a strong woman ..— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) December 5, 2016
“Sad to hear of the passing away of Jayalalithaaji...May her soul rest in peace,” Shah Rukh Khan said in a tweet.
Sad to hear of the passing away of Jayalalithaaji…May her soul rest in peace.— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) December 5, 2016
Here’s how Rishi Kapoor reacted:
R I P. With deep reverence. pic.twitter.com/cmVqM7LELe— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) December 6, 2016
Music composer AR Rahman joined in to mourn the loss:
Respect and condolences to all the people who love Puratchi Thalaivi Jayalalitha...We will miss her forever— A.R.Rahman (@arrahman) December 5, 2016
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar expressed his grief at her passing away.
Saddened by the demise of Hon'ble CM of TN Selvi Jayalalithaa, truly loved by all. May god give the strength to overcome this loss. #RIPAmma— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) December 6, 2016
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.
Rest in Peace pic.twitter.com/5iF5Zx94oB— Mohanlal (@Mohanlal) December 6, 2016
TN loses one of its greatest leaders and bravest women- deeply saddened by this great loss - words cannot express— shruti haasan (@shrutihaasan) December 5, 2016
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.
#Ripamma Great era comes to an end.But her majestic charisma and determination will continue to live and inspire many women in our country— tarakaram n (@tarak9999) December 5, 2016
Deeply saddened at the loss of J Jayalalithaa garu. May her family and the whole of Tamil Nadu find strength at this time..— Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) December 6, 2016
Your life has been a series of fighting and winning.U gave us the will to fight and the hope that we can win. U will never die #AmmaForever— Samantha Ruth Prabhu (@Samanthaprabhu2) December 6, 2016
We've lost an inspiring woman who's been a true fighter in every sense. She'll always be remembered. May her soul rest in peace. #RipAmma— Tamannaah Bhatia (@tamannaahspeaks) December 6, 2016
Bollywood actors Diana Penty, Manoj Bajpayee, Pia Bajpai, among others also tweeted their condolences:
an irreparable loss for tamilnadu and the nation.may you rest in peace AMMA!!! https://t.co/Wi1wQRE4Lh— Manoj Bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) December 6, 2016
#Jayalalithaa Seeply saddened shocked and moved . Such a Dunamic lady and powerful leader . RIP Amma.. vacuum in TN.— Ranganathan Madhavan (@ActorMadhavan) December 5, 2016
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First Published: Dec 06, 2016 10:57 IST