Bollywood shocked by scribe`s murder

New Delhi: The murder of veteran crime journalist Jyotindra Dey has sent shockwaves across the Bollywood fraternity.

Bollywood twitterati has condemned the murder of the Mid-Day reporter who was shot dead Saturday afternoon.

Vishal Dadlani of composer duo Vishal-Shekhar wrote,"If we can`t protect our senior journalists, how will they bravely expose criminals? Bombay, tera kya hoga? J. Dey was a good man. RIP."

"I`m still in shock over the murder of reporter J Dey in broad daylight. Justice needs to be hard, swift and decisive," posted actress Minissha Lamba.

"The war is on. RIP J Dey," said actor Ranvir Shorey.

Actress Sonam Kapoor called the incident "horrible and shocking."

Director Madhur Bhandarkar was "stunned" by the brazen attack.

"I`m stunned and benumbed by the sad demise of J Dey, a courageous crime journalist ...R.I.P...," he said.

Said Ram Gopal Varma who has made films like "Company" based on the underworld: "Its incredible the way the underworld keeps surprising you...just when u think its gone it comes back with a bang and an ugly reminder."

Jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali posted,"Heartfelt condolences to the family of sr crime reporter and journalist J Dey who was shot today. May his soul RIP."

Dey, the special investigations editor for Mumbai-based eveninger Mid Day, was shot dead by unidentified assailants near Powai area of northwest Mumbai Saturday afternoon.

Considered to be one of the most effective writers on Mumbai`s underworld, Dey had been reporting on crime since the last 22 years.


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