On Twitter, celebs mourned the death of Dev Anand, who died of cardiac arrest.
Amitabh Bachchan: An era has come to an end .. Dev Anand leaves a void never perhaps to be filled again .. his never give up belief, his joy of life !
Rajinikanth: Dev Anandji..V had the proud privilege of taking your blessings shaking hands and giving you a hug as we humbly offered 'THE LEGEND 'award to you two years ago..All of us here who were part of that event are so moved today..salute ur zest for life , & ur spirited energy for work . u'll always stay in our hearts ...V love u so so much & v'll miss u 2 2 much ..our heartfelt condolences 2 all family members.
RAJINI KANTH - LATHA RAJINI KANTH
AISHWARYA - DHANUSH
SOUNDARYA - ASHWIN & our entire organization
Jayalalithaa said: India has lost a great actor, an illustrious son and a true patriot. Dev Anand's death has left a void that can be filled. A most versatile actor, his footprints on Indian cinema are indelible.
Shah Rukh Khan: Dev sahib's sad demise makes me feel that the film industry is incomplete & has lost its magical energy. May Allah bless his soul.
Abhishek Bachchan: Shocked to read of the passing of Dev Saab. Such a great man and actor. A symbol of positivity.
Sachin Tendulkar: Very sad to hear of the sudden demise of the evergreen actor Dev saab. Losing Dev saab is a great loss to India.....
Through his movies he will continue to live on in our hearts.
Yuvraj Singh: What a sad year it has been some true Legends have left us Dev sahib didn't live he celebrated his life everyday U will always be missed RIP
Karan Johar: The industry just lost its sheen...the films just lost its charm...DEV ANAND epitomised all things celluloid give us...
Sania Mirza-Malik: We will all miss Dev Sahib..what a legend,that proved over and over again that age is just a number,its the jest for life that counts:( RIP
Preity zinta: Woke up to the sad News of Dev Saheb's demise ! May God give peace to his soul ! He inspired us all by living his life 2 the fullest . R.I.P
Celina Jaitly: In the arms of an angel fly's away r evergreen heart throb..Dev saab u'll be missed by us all, Forever green will ur memories in r hearts be
Narendra Modi: The guide of entertainment industry, Dev Sahab has passed away. Our tributes to him...May his soul rest in peace.
Madhuri Dixit-Nene: Sad to hear about Dev Anand's demise. Another icon leaves the stage. My condolences to his family. We will miss him.
Shabana Azmi: Dev Saheb robustly lived life on his own terms.he will be missed by millions but will live on thru his movies.I salute his spirit.
Javed was a huge Dev Anand fan and as a teenager his meagre pocket money wud be collected over months to buy 1st day 1st show tkt
Shankar: Abhi naa jao chhodkar key dil abhi Bhara nahi... Sad to hear abt #Devsaabs demise... May god give him peace.
Madhur Bhandarkar: Shocked to the core, a painful loss, a personal grief, cant believe DEVSAAB is no more !
Kunal Kohli: An End of an Era .... yet again
Mahesh Bhatt: "Dev Anand is dead". As the new dawn breaks over Mumbai I salute the memory of this star who has left left us with the glow of his smile.
Tusshar Kapoor: The most energetic man and humble person Dev Saab is no more with us but his life and personality will always be an inspiration. R I P.
Khushbu Sundar: Dev uncle,will always be indebted to you for showering me with your love n blessings n the value of time..RIP Dev uncle.
Vivek Oberoi: Bollywood's evergreen superstar Dev Anand passed away in London.The legendary actor was 88.RIP DEV SAAB.You will live forever in our hearts!
Omar Abdullah: Dev Sahib's career spanned the best & worst of hindi cinema - from the highs of Guide to the lows of Swami Dada, but always entertaining.
Anand Mahindra: As long as Dev Anand was alive, I thought I would live forever too....
Shreya Ghoshal: Dev Anand Sa'ab is no more.. Rest in peace.
Vishal Dadlani: Dev Anand Saab gone. Several eras have truly ended. A truly sad day.
Neil Nitin Mukesh: Just got the sad news that Dev Anand sahab passed away. I've always been a huge fan of his. And grown up watching his dynamic films. RIP
Shekhar Kapur: Dev Anand lived n died at his own terms. He was working one minute. Sat down and smiled. And was gone the next. So much 2 learn