Bollywood feels shattered over Yash Chopra's demise

"Shocked", "numb" and "heartbroken" is what the Bollywood fraternity felt after learning about the demise of veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra Sunday evening following multiple organ failure. He was 80.

Sunday, October 21, 2012   |  Copyright: IANS  |  Comments 23 Comments  |  6379 Views

Yash Chopra

"Shocked", "numb" and "heartbroken" is what the Bollywood fraternity felt after learning about the demise of veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra Sunday evening following multiple organ failure. He was 80.

From Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan to Sridevi and Madhuri Dixit, a grief-stricken Bollywood took to Twitter to express their sentiments and said he will be missed a lot.

Dilip Kumar: Shattering, hard to accept. Yash was more than a friend, a brother. I am numb and have no words to express my grief.

Amitabh Bachchan: Yash Chopra passes away... Just now a hour ago.

Sridevi: Deeply saddened by the shocking news of Yashji passing away, he was full of warmth & affection whenever we met, he will be missed forever.

Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit: Just got the news that Yashji passed away. He was one of the giants of cinema. My deepest condolences to his family. We will all miss him.

Lara Dutta: All I ever really knew of Hindi films began with Yash uncles brand of cinema. RIP Yash Chopra ji. Will miss you terribly.

Akshay Kumar: I'm in shock and numb, can't believe the news, the man who immortalised love, Mr. Yash Chopra is no more. May his soul rest.

Shilpa Shetty: Just heard the tragic news of Yash uncle passing away. The epitome of Romance a great man...will miss him dearly. R.I.P Yash Uncle.

Preity Zinta wrote: Yash Uncle we will miss you. May god give peace to your soul. R. I. P.

Rahul Bose: Terrible, terrible news. R.I.P. Yashji.

Manoj Bajpayee: Yashji is no more with us in this world. numbed to hear this just when I arrive in Mumbai. What a loss! May you rest in peace Yashji.

Madhur Bhandarkar: I'm shocked and saddened by the loss of Hindi Cinema's legend - Yash ji. romance in cinema will always be incomplete without u. RIP.

Shekhar Ravijani: Heartbroken. I just met him a few days back during the trial of SOTY. God bless his soul. RIP Yashji.


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  • Posted on: 24 October 2012 at 5:25pmHarpreet.M

    its sad he's dead but people don't live forever.. RIP

  • Posted on: 22 October 2012 at 12:24amyipee

    I was a huge fan of Yash Chopra's movies and his style of film making...He was a def the king of romance and his movies were so soulful...He also had such a pleasing personality, am really shocked at his death ..It feels sad he could not see the outcome of his last directorial venture but am sure JTHJ will be great ...RIP Yash Ji, you truly are an icon

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  • Posted on: 22 October 2012 at 12:20amFunkyAlien123

    NO ONE CAN CREAT TAT MAGIC BETWEEN RAJ N SIMRAN AGAIN OTHER THAN YOU .. YOUR TOUCH IS WAT WILL BE MISSING FROM ROMANCE IN BOLLYWOOD
    NO ONE CAN TAKE YOUR PLACE ...
    V WILL MISS YOU !!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Posted on: 21 October 2012 at 11:03pmHashiBoo

    Shocked and numbed...RIP Yash Chopra...But ur name is immortal...

  • Posted on: 21 October 2012 at 2:14pmLuv_Zindagi

    unbelievable...the word romance in the dictionary only had one definition...that is yash chopra's films...
    may his soul rest in peace and give hope and strength to the millions of souls who bear this loss

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  • Posted on: 21 October 2012 at 2:02pmMohabbateinn

    The man who defined Bollywood Romance. Truly, it is an end of an era. Rest in peace Yash Ji.

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  • Posted on: 21 October 2012 at 1:35pm..DamonCrazy..

    I cant believe this...

  • Posted on: 21 October 2012 at 1:28pm---Priya---

    shocked... RIP yash ji... :(

  • Posted on: 21 October 2012 at 12:29pmdmgfanA1

    RIP Yash Chopra Sir
    bollywood will never be the same again...
    will dearly miss him

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  • Posted on: 21 October 2012 at 12:20pmdigitalone 33

    R.I.P yash chopra sir...
    bollywood really will miss you & audience will miss your movies a lot more

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