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Bollywood mourns the death of India’s beloved ex-President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam


Yesterday, the whole of India came to a standstill when the sad news about the death of India’s ex-

President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam came in. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam aka ‘India’s Missile Man’ had received several prestigious awards,

including the prestigious ‘Bharat Ratna’, India’s highest civilian honour. While the whole of India was mourning over the death

of India’s most beloved leader, Bollywood celebs took to Twitter and expressed their grief. Here are some of the messages

posted by Bollywood celebrities.


Amitabh Bachchan: “A brilliant mind, a child like demeanour, simple caring and loved by all .. ex POI passes away ..

PRAYERS”


Shah Rukh Khan: “So sad to hear about the Gurdaspur terror attack & now the news of Dr. Kalam’s demise. May Allah bring

peace upon all”.


Salman Khan: “Never had the opportunity to meet Kalam saab but always loved and respected him. As scientist and as

President, Kalam saab was a true inspiration for many generations of Indians. Kalam saab was an amazing teacher and in his last

tweet he said he is on his way to IIM. Ek scientist tha, hai aur rahega. His teachings will always be with us. When ur heart

says you should meet someone, don’t delay. I always wanted to meet Kalam saab and I should have made the effort. My loss.”




Ajay Devgn: “Sad to hear about the loss of our only peoples president – Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. Big loss to not just our

nation but the whole world.”


Priyanka Chopra: “They say Good & Great r seldom in the same man. Dr Kalam was the epitome of both. A big loss for

India. May his beautiful soul Rest in Peace.”


Abhishek Bachchan: “RIP Dr. Kalam. Huge loss to us all.”


John Abraham: “A sad day, my ex president A.P.J.Abdul Kalam is no more. A man who made India what it is, a superpower.

I deeply loved and respected you sir.”

Farhan Akhtar: “Deeply saddened to hear about the demise of one of the most inspirational Indians of r time, former

President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Azad. RIP.”

Anushka Sharma: “Very sad to hear about the passing of APJ Abdul Kalam . Loss of an inspiring visionary and a wonderful

soul. May his soul RIP.”


Karan Johar: “Visionary….legendary and with so much dignity….a big loss to the country….RIP #APJAbdulKalam.”


Sridevi: “A people’s president who ignited minds across the world. RIP Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.”


Arjun Kapoor: “RIP APJ Abdul Kalam. India loses a fine citizen & a fantastic human being today.”


Shraddha Kapoor: “”You have to dream before your dreams can come true.” Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. R.I.P”


Alia Bhatt: “Dream, dream, dream.. Dreams transform into thoughts and thoughts result in action.” – Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.

RIP.”


Varun Dhawan: “”A visionary passes away” Abdul Kalam a brilliant mind and soul. His book Wings Of Fire is a must for

every youth of our country.”


Sidharth Malhotra: “Sad to hear about the death of our former president Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam. love n respect #AbdulKalam”




Shahid Kapoor: “Gurdaspur attacks . Shameful. Rip Dr Kalam . Let’s hope tom is a better day. Shabbakhair all. Life is

short. Make it count.”


Prabhu Dheva: “Most loved president of our country, great soul, we will walk the path you have shown RIP Dr Abdul

kalam.”


Madhuri Dixit-Nene: “Dr Abdul Kalam, a fantastic person with a brilliant mind, no longer with us. May his soul rest in

peace.”


Dhanush: “It’s a great loss to the country!! Feeling terrible. Rest in peace Dr.Abdul kalam sir”


Kriti Sanon: “People’s president..a visionary..an educator..an Inspiration! R.I.P. Dr Abdul Kalam -the Missile Man of

India #Respect.”


A. R. Rahman: “Dr. Kalam, when you became the President, you gave the word ‘hope’ a new meaning for Indians. Today, we

have lost a great leader who inspired our young minds to feel that we live in the greatest nation on earth and that each one of

them can achieve great things… May the creator lead you to heaven.”

Mahesh Bhatt: “If you’re gonna die, die with your boots on! Dr Kalam once told me that he learnt about true service

from Gandhiji. It was Dr Kalam who told me that Bapu was in Bengal healing the wounds of partition while the nation celebrated

its first Independence Day!”

Ram Gopal Varma: “Am thrilled n overwhelmed that so many Twitteraties n celebrities cared so much about

Kalamji..instead of RIPing he shud get up and dance. It’s only aftlr dying people realise value of dead and the dead also

realise how much they have been loved only after they died. An incredibly great man and am now so worried and I agree with all

the twitters on how india can cope with this unbearable loss and go ahead”


Riteish Deshmukh: “RIP APJ Abdul Kalam – Sir, thank you for your immense contribution. #Respect #BharatRatna

#PrideOfIndia”


Neil Nitin Mukesh: “Sad day indeed. India has lost its Bharat Ratna. A hero who has been an inspiration to millions

worldwide. APJ Abdul Kalam sir may ur soul RIP”


Raveena Tandon: “A true patriot and an inspiration to the youth! A great loss!”


Shreyas Talpade: “RIP sir APJ Abdul Kalam. Leader… Visionary…. Scientist…HERO…..your inspiration lives on sir.”

Sonakshi Sinha: “Sad news. First the #GurdaspurAttack and then we lose one of the most loved indians of all time. #RIPAbdulKalam sir.”

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