Dev Anand was an Indian Hindi Cinema actor, director and film producer. The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2002 for his contributions towards Indian cinema.
The demise of great Dev Saab has left a void in our hearts, one that can’t be filled in the longest of time. The film fraternity is mourned the loss of the legendary actor.
Various Bollywood celebrities express their grief on Twitter .
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 !
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.
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.
Shreya Ghoshal: Dev Anand Sa`ab is no more.. Rest in peace.
Abhishek Bachchan: Shocked to read of the passing of Dev Saab. Such a great man and actor. A symbol of positivity.
Later he also tweeted, Never believed I would ever wake up to this news. Very sad!
Madhur Bhandarkar: Still the news is not sinking in,had celebrated his birthday with him,Devsaab was full of energy and life then,just cant believe !
Tusshar Kapoor: The most energetic man and humble person Dev Saab is no more with us but his life and personality will always be an inspiration. R I P.
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.
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”
Farah Khan Ali: RIP Dev Anand. You will be missed.