New Delhi: Senior journalist Vinod Mehta, distinguished Editor and commentator who successfully launched a number of newspapers and magazines, passed away in the capital on Sunday after a prolonged illness. He was 73.
Bollywood celebrities condoled Mehta's death on Twitter
Always loved hearing & reading Vinod Mehtas view on everything. Informative crisp & upfront. May his soul rest in peace.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) March 8, 2015
— Dia Mirza (@deespeak) March 8, 2015
Mourning the passing of Vinod Mehta, whose fresh ideas left a deep imprint on the many publications he launched or revamped. RIP.
— KABIR BEDI (@iKabirBedi) March 8, 2015
RIP Vinod Mehta. Very influential journalist and editor for our generation. Strong opinions. One of the last of the old school. #outlook
— Siddharth (@Actor_Siddharth) March 8, 2015
A wonderful man and an iconic journalist @vinodedmehta is gone! RIP.. He will indeed be missed..
— Prakash Jha (@prakashjha27) March 8, 2015
Saddened to hear about Vinod Mehta's death. Massive loss to the world of journalism, and to the nation. RIP.
— VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) March 8, 2015
— Nikhil Advani (@nickadvani) March 8, 2015
RIP, Vinod Mehta.
— रanviर_ डhoरeय_ (@RanvirShorey) March 8, 2015
Vinod Mehta was one of the few editors I met in my early days in Mumbai. He was generous & direct. Will miss him & his straight forwardness
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) March 8, 2015
A voice from the school of rational thought has been lost today. Vinod Mehta. RIP.
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) March 8, 2015
RIP VINOD MEHTA - TV News debates won't be the same with out you sir-
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) March 8, 2015