RIP Arun Jaitley: From Karan Johar to Anil Kapoor, here's how Bollywood reacted

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 24 August 2019, 03:04 PM
RIP Arun Jaitley: From Karan Johar to Anil Kapoor, here's how Bollywood reacted
RIP Arun Jaitley: From Karan Johar to Anil Kapoor, here's how Bollywood reacted

Former Union Finance Minister and BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley passed away at Delhi’s AIIMS on Saturday. He was 66. The news sent shocks acress nation and politicians to Bollywood celebs mourned the death of their much admired political leader.

Karan Johar, Nimrat Kaur, Sunny Deol, Anil Kapoor, Adnan Sami and Tisca Chopra among others have offered condolences over the passing away of the leader.

Karan Johar  tweets, "The nation mourns a strong and assured leader today....thoughts and prayers with his family and loved ones...."

Actress Nimrat Kaur took to social media and expressed grief over the leader's death. She tweeted, "Deepest condolences and heartfelt grief on the passing of Arun Jaitley ji. Never had the opportunity to meet him but always felt great fortune in sharing the same college as him. His contributions and remarkable legacy remain exemplary for generations to come. #RIPArunJaitley."

Actor Sunny Deol shared a photograph and wrote, "Nation loses another great leader.Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.#ArunJaitley."

Actor Anil Kapoor remembering the first time he met Arun Jaitley wrote, "Met Shri #ArunJaitley Ji  almost 20 years back for the first time & have been his admirer ever since.  His demise is a huge loss for our nation. Will be truly missed. My heartfelt condolences to the family. "

Comedian Kapil Sharma said, "saddened by the passing away of mr @arunjaitley ji. A great n dynamic leader. U will b missed sir. RIP #arunjaitley"

Tisca Chopra tweeted, "#RIPArunJaitley .. deeply saddened to hear of the passing of the respected parliamentarian & lawyer .. prayers with the family."

Rishi Kapoor too mourned his sad demise. 

Jaitley was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi. Reportedly, the former minister was admitted to the Cardio Neuro Centre of the hospital on August 9. In a statement issued by AIIMS "It is with profound grief that we inform about the sad demise of Shri Arun Jaitley, Hon'ble Member of Parliament & Former Finance Minister, Government of India at 12:07 pm on 24th August, 2019. Shri Arun Jaitley was admitted in AIIMS, New Delhi on 09/08/2019 and was treated by a multidisciplinary team of senior Doctor," it read.

First Published: Saturday, August 24, 2019 03:04 PM
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