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'Saluting the life of iconic Yoga guru B K S Iyengar'

August 21, 2014 18:14 IST

Image: Mira Nair and B K S Iyengar
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.

Several Bollywood stars took to Twitter to pay tribute to Yoga guru B K S Iyengar, who passed away on August 20 at the age of 95. Here's what they said:

Lisa Ray: 'A true Giant has passed today. Thank you guruji for all you shared.'

Kabir Bedi: 'Saluting the life of iconic Yoga guru, B K S Iyengar for his extraordinary role in the development of #yoga worldwide. #RIP'

Mira Nair: 'I lost my guru today, the great Bks Iyengar - he was the anchor of millions - may he rest in peace.'

Shobhaa De: 'Bharat Ratna for Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar.'

Rakeysh Mehra: 'BKS Iyenger an era- a light that will show us the way for ever. He was the ONE he is the ONE.'

Shatrughan Sinha: 'I am deeply saddened to know about Yogacharya BKS Iyengar's demise. He Spread Yoga across the world #RIP'

Sarah-Jane Dias: 'Good bye BKS Iyengar and thank you for changing my life...'

Farhan Akhtar: 'RIP. Condolences to his family and the millions of followers who's lives were enriched by his Yoga discipline.'


'Katiyabaaz is so brilliant and painfully honest'

Image: Movie poster of Katiyabaaz

Celebrities, who attended the special screening of Katiyabaaz, turned to Twitter to praise the documentary:

Kalki Koechlin: '#Katiyabaaz was so brilliant and painfully honest. Don't miss it.'

Preeti Desai: 'Watched #Katiyabaaz last night, it was good, I recommend to see it.'

Mister Chang: 'Frequent power-cuts are an everyday reality in my hometown Dhanbad. #Katiyabaaz hits a despairing yet amusing chord. Worthy watch this!'

Nikhil Advani: 'Watched #Katiyabaaz last evening. Telling account of the reality of small town India. We take so much for granted. Congrats Team #Katiyabaaz. So much was said and so well. More "power" (pun intended) to Vikram, Kashyap, Vikas and everyone.'

Gulshan Devaiah: 'It's fun, exciting, thought provoking & throughly entertaining. Current lagega ;)'

The documentary tells the issue of power cuts and electricity theft in Kanpur. 


On the sets of Shaukeen

Image: Lisa Haydon and Akshay Kumar
Photographs: Lisa Haydon/Twitter

Actress Lisa Haydon, who is in South Africa shooting for her upcoming film Shaukeen, shared a picture (above) with co-star Akshay Kumar and tweeted: 'Cape town #TheShaukeens continues.... #backtowork. #lovethiscrew' 

Directed by Abhishek Sharma, the film is a remake of Basu Chatterjee’s 1982 hit Shaukeen.

Aditi Rao Hydari, Rajkummar Rao shoot in Budapest

Image: Aditi Rao Hydari and Rajkummar Rao
Photographs: Aditi Rao Hydari /Twitter

Aditi Rao Hydari recently shot for a commercial with Rajkummar Rao, and shared a picture of them together (above). 'Pouters on the prowl in Budapest!' she tweeted.

Rajkummar Rao replied: 'Had a great time shooting with Curious films and @aditiraohydari in Budapest :)'