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B-town mourns passing of veteran filmmaker Garry Marshall

Updated: Jul 21, 2016 13:37 IST

New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Bollywood has offered its condolences over the sad demise of veteran filmmaker Garry Marshall, who passed away on Tuesday, at the age of 81.

Celebs including Anupam Kher, Neha Dhupia and Sajid Khan took to their respective social media handles to pay their respects.

Posting a picture with Marshall, Anupam tweeted, "Had the privilege of meeting director #GarryMarshall in LA. He spread happiness like his movies did. Will miss him."

"R.I.P. GARRY MARSHALL..thanks for giving the world classics like mork and mindy, pretty woman and beaches...," tweeted Sajid.

Neha Dhupia wrote, "RIP #GarryMarshall ... We have loved your cinema ... But you had so many more stories to tell... Cinema lost another gem..."

Marshall, who died at a hospital in Burbank, California, from complications of pneumonia after suffering a stroke, is survived by his wife Barbara, a son and two daughters along with six grandchildren and his two sisters.

Garry, who started his career as a joke writer for comedians such as 'Joey Bishop' and 'Phil Foster', was known for developing Neil Simon's 1965 play 'The Odd Couple' and directing, the ' Pretty Women', 'Runaway Bride', 'Valentine's Day', 'New Year's Eve', 'Mother's Day', 'The Princess Diaries' and 'The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement'.(ANI)

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