Zee Media Bureau
Mumbai: Celebrities from various walks of life took to Twitter to express their grief on the passing away of legendary singer Manna Dey on Thursday morning following illness in a Bangalore hospital.
The micro blogging network was flooded with messages in memory of the thespian, whose enchanting voice touched souls of many across all age groups.
Here’s taking a look at what some of the celebs had to share:
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan
“Manna Dey, stalwart of the music world, passes away. Flooded with memories and his songs. In particular his rendition of Madhushala (sic)” and added, “At work but shall keep a minutes silence, in Manna Dey`s memory on set before we start .. !!(sic).”
T 1200 -Manna Dey RIP .. !! Prayers and condolences to loved ones and family ! Strange how we connect events of our life with his songs !
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) October 24, 2013
Actress Shabana Azmi
Manna Dey had a unique voice. He will live on through his songs Ai Meri Zohra Jabeen/ dil ka haal suney dilwala/ poocho na kaise maine RIP
— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) October 24, 2013
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi
In Manna Dey, we have lost a legendary singer. His immortal voice will remain with us forever. May his soul rest in peace.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 24, 2013
Leader of opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj
My respectful homage to the memory of the great singer Manna Dey http://t.co/1I44xhIKJ6
— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwarajbjp) October 24, 2013
BJP Prsident Rajnath Singh
Manna Dey gave his voice to some of the best compositions of Hindi films music. His death has left a big void in Indian music.
— Rajnath Singh (@BJPRajnathSingh) October 24, 2013
Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh
Sorry to hear about passing away of Manna Dey, legendary singer and winner of MP's coveted Lata Mangeshkar Award. We will surely miss him.
— ShivrajSingh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) October 24, 2013