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Bollywood mourns APJ Abdul Kalam's death

July 28, 2015 12:40:29 PM IST
By Jahnavi Patel, Glamsham Editorial
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APJ Abdul Kalam, who was the 11th President of India, a scientist and a Bharat Ratna left for the heavenly abode last evening which has left the entire nation saddened. Many Bollywood celebrities paid their heartfelt tribute to the ‘Missile Man' on a microblogging site. Here is what they wrote:


Amitabh Bachchan: T 1943 - A brilliant mind, a childlike 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.

Salman Khan: As scientist and as President, Kalam saab was a true inspiration for many generations of Indians.

Salman Khan: Kalam saab was an amazing teacher and in his last tweet he said he is on his way to IIM.

Salman Khan: ek scientist tha, hai aur rahega . His teachings will always be with us.

Salman Khan: 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 .

Shahid Kapoor: Gurdaspur attacks . Shameful. Rip Dr Kalam . Let's hope tom is a better day . Shabbakhair all . Life is short . Make it count .

Farhan Akhtar: Deeply saddened to hear about the demise of one of the most inspirational Indians of our time, former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. RIP.

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.

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.

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

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

Alia Bhatt: 'Dream, dream, dream.. Dreams transform into thoughts and thoughts result in action.' - Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. RIP

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

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.

Riteish Deshmuhk: RIP APJ Abdul Kalam - Sir, thank you for your immense contribution. #Respect #BharatRatna #PrideOfIndia

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.

Rishi Kapoor: R I P.  Dr. Abdul Kalam,sir, you shall be missed and remembered.

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

Parineeti Chopra: Always ahead of his time, Dr. Kalam showed us the way :) A visionary, an inspiration to us all. We'll miss you sir.

Anupam Kher: Thank you Dr. Kalam for your wisdom, for your inspirational life, for your generosity, for your patriotism & for your teachings. #MyHero

Ayushmann Khurrana: The silver lining of this era. An epitome of righteousness, intelligence & wisdom. A rare gem. A big loss. Thanks for everything sir. #Kalam

Pulkit Samrat: Missile Man, Scientist, Visionary. Your teachings will always enlighten the children of India. RIP APJ Abdul Kalam.

Preity Zinta: One of our most knowledgable leaders & a true Rattan of India. We will miss you Sir R.I.P #APJAbdulKalam #bigloss

Athiya Shetty: RIP Abdul Kalam Sir.

Sujoy Ghosh: RIP Dr. Kalam. In respect of one the greatest Indian to walk this earth.

Adnan Sami: Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam loved every element of life. Amongst many things, he preached “Unity of Minds through Music”. RIP.

Lara Dutta Bhupathi: RIP APJ Kalam. A visionary, a man of honour and Indias pride. Salute! #Respect

Sushmita Sen: What a glorious life!!Greatness lead by example!!#Respect#Salute d life n divine grace of Mr. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam #Godspeed

Manoj Bajpayee: His contribution in putting India on top has been immense incomparable. We bow down to true son of this nation. RIP Kalam sahib!

Divya Dutta: Not one person Awho's not tweeting abt dr kalam! A truly loved n admired person!! By all! Unanimously!!! Rare n special! RIP sir!

Shreya Ghoshal: Dr. Abdul Kalam inspired millions with his intellect n vision. You taught our nation that knowledge is power. We are indebted to you. RIP.

Neha Dhupia: An author, a teacher, a scientist and one of the best presidents India has ever seen… RIP Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.

Madhur Bhandarkar: I consider myself fortunate that I had the honor & the privilege of receiving two National Awards at the hands of Shri Abdul Kalam. RIP, Sir.

Kunal Kemmu: A great mind and an inspiration to millions. Keep shining your light from the other side you are our brightest star. APJ Abdul Kalam - RIP.

Ritesh Sidhwani: Saddened by the loss of our Former President APJ Abdulkalam Scientist & a true inspiration to many around the world. RIP

Kabir Bedi: Saluting the memory of APJ Abdul Kalam, India's most loved President, a truly inspirational Bharat Ratna. RIP @APJAbdulKalam.

Sajid Khan: He was in politics,but was never a politician..R.I.P. APJ ABDUL KALAM SAAB…a great human being.

Meiyang Chang: Few people are admired so universally. Thank you Dr. Abdul Kalam for inspiring us. And now you fly on Wings of Fire to your final abode. RIP.



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