Rest in peace Elizabeth Taylor, Bollywood celebs tweet

Updated: Mar 24, 2011, 08:35 AM IST

New Delhi: Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor`s death Wednesday left many Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Madhur Bhandarkar mourning for the ‘beautiful’, ‘iconic’ and ‘original sex symbol’.

Taylor, who was being treated in a hospital in Los Angeles, died of congestive heart failure. The Britain-born Hollywood star, considered to be one of the greatest actresses of all times, was 79.

Bollywood celebrities took to micro-blogging site Twitter after her death was confirmed. Here`s what some of them posted:

Amitabh Bachchan: And another sad moment! Elizabeth Taylor passes away! God`s creation in abundance ... now reduced to dust! The way for all someday.

Abhishek Bachchan: Landed back in Mumbai to the sad news that Elizabeth Taylor passed on. R.I.P (Rest in peace). One of the most beautiful women ever!

Madhur Bhandarkar: Elizabeth Taylor, the ultimate iconic actress, RIP. The world will never forget the role of immortal CLEOPATRA!!!

Mallika Sherawat: She was one of a kind and one of my greatest inspirations…May she RIP.

Neil Nitin Mukesh: RIP Elizabeth Taylor! True beauty! Great lady with super courage. A fighter!

Minissha Lamba: A legend passes away... She will always be to me a girl`s vision of Cleopatra…the most beautiful woman who ever lived.

Vishal Dadlani: Liz Taylor gone. I`m speechless. Another true icon gone!

Neha Dhupia: RIP Elizabeth Taylor... the original sex symbol passes away!

Sophie Choudry: Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor is sadly no more! Who can ever forget her as the beautiful Cleopatra? They don`t make them like her anymore! R.I.P.

Maria Goretti: We will miss you Ms. Fiesty Elizabeth Taylor....R.I.P.

Aftab Shivdasani: R.I.P. Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor…Another era ends.

Maheep Kapoor (jewellery designer and wife of actor Sanjay Kapoor): Sad ... RIP Elizabeth Taylor ... She was the last of the original legendary sex symbols…god just doesn`t make them like her anymore.

Soniya Mehra: The original sexy lady Elizabeth Tailor passes away. So sad... R.I.P She was a legend.

IANS