Calling him a “legend” and “genius”, Bollywood celebrities like Sushant Singh Rajput, Sudhir Mishra, Vishal Dadlani and Papon condoled the death of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen.
Cohen’s label, Sony Music Canada, confirmed his death on the singer’s Facebook page. The cause of death and exact date of death was not given. Cohen was 82.
“MS Dhoni star Sushant Singh Rajput tweeted, “I just want to wish you a very good journey. Goodbye old friend. Endless love, see you down the road. RIP Leonard Cohen.”
Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra said, “I am devastated. Truly. He helped me live my life. He taught me to pardon myself and others. When i felt down, he whispered in my ears.”
“2016 claims another genius, along with the last vestiges of human sanity. Goodbye Leonard Cohen. Write the world a song, wherever you are,” musician Vishal Dadlani posted.
Papon wrote, “Rip Leonard Cohen! Saddened again.”
Actor Anupam Kher said, “Leonard Cohen - I’m Your Man. One of the few music legends whose words I could understand and feel. RIP.”
“Mornings will never be the same again. Leonard Cohen RIP,” filmmaker Nikkhil Advani tweeted.
Actor Ranvir Shorey said, “Goodbye, Leonard Cohen, one of the greatest song writers of our times, and a personal prophet. RIP. Respect.”
R.I.P. Leonard Cohen... His music will continue to inspire generations, especially the classic song ‘Hallelujah’... Leonard Cohen,” filmmaker Sajid Khan posted.
Actress Soha Ali Khan said, “It’s a cold and it’s a broken Hallelujah. RIP Leonard Cohen I will miss this master of erotic despair terribly.