Kalaignar M Karunanidhi, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and DMK chief breathed his last at 6.10 pm on Tuesday. Celebrities, including Rajinikanth and Dulquer took to social media to mourn the death of Kalaignar.
Superstar Rajinikanth calls it a black day as the politician passed away on Tuesday.
“The death of Kalaignar is an unforgettable, dark day in my life. May his soul rest in peace,” said Rajinikanth, who himself is taking his first steps in Tamil Nadu politics.
Actor Dulquer Salmaan said that an era has come to an end.
End of an era ! Kalaignar was such an essential part of the fabric of Chennai and Tamil Nadu. All of us who've lived there will feel an inexplicable loss. RIP— dulquer salmaan (@dulQuer) August 7, 2018
Actor Riteish Deshmukh remembered Karunanidhi as one of the most powerful leaders of the country.
Actor-politician Khushbu Sundar posted a picture with Karunanidhi to remember him.
This was the last pic I had taken with him a little over a month ago..never knew this will be the last time I will be seeing the great Leader..will miss you Appa.. pic.twitter.com/9LJexC5EZ4— khushbusundar..and it's NAKHAT KHAN for the BJP.. (@khushsundar) August 7, 2018
Actor Kichcha Sudeepa said Karunanidhi will always be remembered for his amazing personality and his contribution to Tamil Nadu.
The country will always remember this Amazing personality and Leader ,,,Kalaignar Karunanidhi ji for his huge contribution to Tamil Nadu.— Kichcha Sudeepa (@KicchaSudeep) August 7, 2018
(With inputs from PTI)