Bollywood mourns the loss of 'Gentle Giant' Vajpayee

Updated:2 months, 4 weeks ago IST

New Delhi, Aug 17 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on Thursday evening, leaving the nation with a void and a sense of tremendous loss. Bollywood expressed our heartfelt condolences to the family of the bereaved. Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar took to Twitter to express her grief and wrote, "Rishitulya purva pradhan mantri Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji ke swargwas ki vaarta sunke mujhe aise laga jaise mere sar par pahaad toota hai, kyo ki main unko pita samaan maanti thi aur unhone mujhe apni beti banaaya tha. Mujhe wo itne priya the ki main unko dadda kehke bulaati thi.Aaj mujhe waisa dukh hua hai jaise mere pita ji ke swargwas ke samay hua tha. Ishwar unki aatma ko shanti de." Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan took to the micro-blogging website to pay homage to the former Prime Minister Vajpayee and referred to him as a great leader, brilliant poet, an amazing speaker and a spokesperson.

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