Shahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Lata Mangeshkar, Dr Manmohan Singh tweet about Yash Chopra’s shocking demise

Bollywood celebrities and the Prime Minister of India tweeted about the passing away of India’s most favourite director of Hindi cinema

The sudden death of legendary director Yash Chopra on Sunday evening came as a complete shock to the Indian film industry. As most friends and well wishers rushed to Lilavati Hospital, many of the veteran director’s colleagues and well wishers were left speechless by the demise and took to Twitter to voice their sadness and share their grief with the world.

Shahrukh Khan:

“Whenever my loved ones depart…ı feel a part of me extinguishes itself with them. Will there come a day…..”

“..that I will no longer have a bit of myself to let go of? And then the thought follows…that every time they have taken some of me…..”

“…with them onto theır last journey , I have found a fragment of them left inside me too…I will always have some love to give….”

“…and I will always be both emptied and replenished by the loved ones I lose. I keep u wıth me Yashjı and I mıss u too Yashjı…lots.”

Amitabh Bachchan:
“Yash Chopra passes away .. Just now a hour ago.

“I never ever thought there would come a day when I would have to say – ‘Yash Chopra no more’ .. He went away too soon!!”

“Yash Chopra – 44 years of association .. of creativity, friendship, fun and family ties .. each moment so vivid even now .. gone !!”

“Just back from his studio where he lies still and motionless .. this was the first time I ever saw him on his back in 44 yrs !!”

Lata Mangeshkar:
“Mere bhai mere mitra ,cine jagat ke mahan director aur film maker yashji aaj humare bich nahi rahe. Film jagat ki ye bohot badi haani hui hai,ishwar yashji ki aatma ko shaanti de. Pamela bhabhi aur chopra pariwaar ke dukh me hum mangeshkar sehbhaagi hai.”

Asha Bhosle:
“Just as I was getting over the grief of my daughter, my brother Yash Chopra bhaisaab has left me. Sad year,”

Anurag Kashyap:
“Yash Ji passed away before his last film came to the theatres.. Not done.. ”

“Wtf.. Slowly we are losing all the great men of Indian cinema.. All so close to each other”

Shekhar Kapur:
“Last of d great directors that defined Hindi Cinema passes away as d curtain comes down on an era. Yashji, u will be missed”

Shabana Azmi:
“Yashji!!!! How could you go? On your 80th birthday we wished for u to make 80 more films..its heartbreaking. Deepest condolences to d family”

Shilpa Shetty:
“Just heard the tragic news of Yash uncle passing away. The epitome of Romance a great man…will miss him dearly. R.I.P Yash Uncle”

Shahid Kapoor:
“No words ….. Just RESPECT …. A legend in the true sense .. RIP yash ji ..”

Ram Gopal Varma:
“Jab tak tha yash tab tak tha cinema”. “Jab tak rahega cinema tab tak rahega yash”. “From Deewar to Chandni his range was just unbelievable”.

Boman Irani:
“Saddened and numbed! Oh Yash Uncle…we will miss you!!!”

“If you asked him for a favor, he would be the one following it up. Then when you thanked him, he would fend it off with a joke..everytime!!!”

Madhur Bhandarkar:
“I’m shocked & saddened by the loss of Hindi Cinema’s legend – Yash ji. romance in cinema will always be incomplete without u. RIP”

Anupam Kher:
“My mornings will never be the same. My learnings of life will never be the same. LOVE never be the same. And cinema will NEVER be the Same.”

Dr Manmohan Singh‏:
“He established the popularity of Indian cinema internationally and was honoured by many governments. He will be remembered by millions.”

Preity Zinta‏:
“Yash Uncle we will miss you. May god give peace to your soul . R. I. P”

Neha Dhupia:
“Shocked and saddened to hear bout yash ji. Thank you for ur movies and ur magic sir… U ll never be forgotten! Rest in peace|”

Daler Mehndi‏:
“Yash Chopda JI ka jana boliwood ki atma jaan ruh chali gai kabhi na khatam hone wali kami”.

Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra pay their last respects to Yash Chopra: View pics