Celebrities react to news of Osama bin Laden’s death

Updated: May 02, 2011, 17:05 PM IST

Spicezee Bureau

Mumbai: Osama bin Laden, the most wanted terrorist in the world is no more, US President Barack Obama confirmed on Monday. And this news has prompted celebrities from the showbiz world to voice their opinion about the killer of humanity. This is what celebrities have to say:

Anupam Kher: "Kudos to America's intelligence and security forces for #operationBinLaden. It is important to pursue goals and then achieve them.:)"

Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar, who acted in a satirical comedy film based on Osama bin Laden titled, 'Tere Bin Laden' has tweeted, "Tere Bin Laden."

Lady Gaga: “Just landed… what a historical moment in the fight against hatred.”

Rahul Bose tweeted, “Am hoping a sense of balance is maintained in the US at the Osama news. Closure is good, revenge isn`t.”

Gul Panag wrote on twitter, “Osama is dead want to bet his shoes will soon be filled? So this gives Obama the impetus to finally stage the impending pull out? A la Victory & all! (not that Osama being dead will change much).So finally after a decade, #9/11 has been avenged.The process having killed & maimed countless civilians. All 2 get 1 man.”

Director Kunal Kohli tweeted, “Osama Bin Laden is Dead ! The U.S does a covert operation in Pakistan,with their support & gets Osama,why can't we get the Mumbai serial blast & 26/11 masterminds ?”

Producer Raj Kaushal tweeted, “Its now officially Tere Bina Laden”

Shekhar Kapur: “Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq. Wounds opened up in name of Osama. Will they heal now that Osama Bin Laden is officially dead? Osama became the mythical dark force that the US rallied against. It no longer matters tht he is/was dead or alive.”

Suhel Seth tweeted, "One Osama's death is another Obama's triumph...in a re-election!!!"

Mahesh Bhatt: "On the day the advance booking of Haunted began. Osama Bin Laden was hunted down and killed in Pakistan!"

Tennis ace Mahesh Bhupati said, "Have they verified its actually his Body? I think all governments should call for an International Holiday!!". He added, "Hmmmm they showed us Saddam's body on the news, so why not show Osama's before disposing it in the Ocean??"

Katy Perry tweeted, "I believe in justice... but don't u think that an eye for an eye will make the whole world blind?...But in general (& then after this I'll go back to being an opinion less popstar) It is a GREAT day 4 America & I'm PROUD 2 b an American!"

Photographer Atul Kasbekar tweeted, "He was in Pakistan n they get thanked? like getting caught watching porn, but getting thanked 4 pressing d stop button."

Ameesha Patel:"Hope the news is true about osama being dead. N it isn't an impostor that monster capable of anything"

Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted, "Since Osama Bin Laden is dead, now may the World Rest in Peace."

Mandira Bedi: "Osami Osama.. life goes on... Tra la la la.. Life goes on...Its Obama. That killed Osama. High drama."

Shruti Haasan: "I'm slightly perturbed by the crazy celebration of a death,no matter whos it is.celebrating peace and love is what truly counts."

Dino Morea: "Hello Tweeps, strange feeling Osama still lurking somewhere, and planning something bigger."

Jewelery designer Farah Khan tweeted, "A historic day indeed. Osama Bin Laden dead. May there never be terror again or terrorists like him with their own agendas in the name of religion. May his soul rot in hell. Inshallah. "

Filmmaker Vinta Nanda wrote, "The rakshas of 21st century is DEAD. Osama, in history will be cult to one section and demon to another like rakshas's of Indian mythology."

Ram Gopal Varma: "Whatever the future of terrorism is after the death of osama I am right now so very very very happy fr America..3000 CHEERS!!!"

Siddharth tweeted, "The problem is this. The death of satans minion is not the death of satan. Evil lives on. Everywhere. Why the celebration?"

Celina Jaitly tweeted, "Terror leader Osama bin laden is killed ..if only Bin Laden used his mind 4 peace & luv that Islam actually teaches ."

Ranvir Shorey: "America leads by example again. Pakistan lies through its teeth again. India clueless again."

Bipasha Basu tweeted, "Watching very moving visuals frm Newyork nw n during 9/11.Big Day!Seeing a lot of ppl get closure to what happened to them.1 terrorist less!"