Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Oscar-winning British filmmaker Richard Attenborough, renowned for his critically-acclaimed biopic on Mahatma Gandhi, passed away at the age of 90 on Sunday.
Lord Attenborough won an Academy Award for best director for `Gandhi`, one of his much acclaimed works of his career.
His death was mourned by our Bollywood celebs too.
Let`s take a look at what they have to say:
I learnt more about the Mahatma from Attenborough's Gandhi than the history lessons in school. Unforgettable, honest & inspirational!
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) August 25, 2014
Had the honour of meeting Sir Richard Attenborough during the casting of GANDHI. He was a wonderful human being & a Great director. RIP
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) August 25, 2014
Beautiful memories of #RichardAttenborough as Lord Cecil in Elizabeth. Amazing director. Amazing actor to work with. Amazing human being.
— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) August 25, 2014
The man who reinvented the Mahatma for whole world to see & know,director of my debut film GANDHI sir Richard Attenborough rest in peace sir
— Alok Nath (@aloknath) August 25, 2014
Still remember Richard Attenborough's tribute to Mahatma Gandhi when 'Gandhi' won best film at the Oscars. R.I.P.
— Rahul Bose (@RahulBose1) August 25, 2014