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RIP Sushma Swaraj: From Amitabh Bachchan to Akshay Kumar; here's how Bollywood reacted

Sushma Swaraj’s Mortal Remains Has Reached Her Residence. Her Last Rites Will Be Held Today At 3 Pm

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shriparna Saha | Updated on: 07 Aug 2019, 11:03:58 AM
RIP Sushma Swaraj: Here's how Bollywood reacted

RIP Sushma Swaraj: Here's how Bollywood reacted

New Delhi:

Senior BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passes away on Tuesday evening at AIIMS at the age of 67. She was brought to the hospital after she suffered a heart attack and was admitted in emergency. 

The whole nation was in shock and saddened after hearing the news and even leaders of political parties and other fraternities also expressed their grief on her demise. Here are some of the reactions on the death of an iconic female leader.

Amitabh Bachchan sharing a picture of him with the late political leader paid his last respected to her.


Lyricst and poet Javed Akhtar said, "Deeply saddened by Sushma ji’s demise.The Music Fraternity will be indebted to her for magnificent defence of their rights in the Lok Sabha .You were an exceptional person Sushmaji. We will always remain thankful to you."

Hema Malini reminiscing her times in company of Sushma Swaraj said, "Sushma ji always appreciated my dance &in particular my presentation of “Ganga”over which she went into raptures in public.She was a lovely person with an aura of her own & she held her head high as a senior minister in the cabinet where she was surrounded by men.Miss u Sushma ji"


Anushka Sharma said, "Saddened to hear about the sudden demise of Sushma Swaraj ji . May her soul rest in peace"


Parineeti Chopra said, "I hail from Ambala Cantt, same as Sushma Swaraj ji. Always felt proud that a woman from our small town made it big, and made a difference. Sushma ji rest in peace. You inspired me on a personal level. #RIPSushmaSwarajJi"


Actor and producer Riteish Deshmukh said, "A huge loss for India- An outstanding orator, an absolute patriot, a tall leader @SushmaSwaraj Ji is no more. As an Ext Affairs minister she was always accessible to every Indian who was in need of help. My deepest condolences to the family, loved ones & millions of followers."


Shabana Azmi said, "Deeply saddened that Sushma Swaraj has passed away.Inspite of political differences we had an extremely cordial relationship. I was 1 of her Navratans as she called us during her I and B ministership and she gave industry status to film. Articulate sharp and accessible. RIP"


Akshay Kumar remembering her as a'dynamic leader' said, "Extremely sad to hear about the passing away of #SushmaSwaraj ji...she was such a dynamic leader, someone who was unanimously admired and respected by all. My thoughts and prayers with her family. May her soul rest in peace"


Sushma Swaraj’s mortal remains has reached her residence. Her last rites will be held today at 3 pm

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First Published : 07 Aug 2019, 11:03:58 AM