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Shah Rukh Khan: Khushwant Singh made our lives so much richer

March 20, 2014 16:42 IST

Image: Shah Rukh Khan
Photographs: Abhijit Mhamunkar

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.

Novelist and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away today, March 20, due to a heart attack. He was 99. 

Several stars took to Twitter to post tributes and condolences.

Shah Rukh Khan: 'Oh no Khushwant Singh is no more. He made our lives so much richer by his literary contributions. “With Malice towards one and all” RIP'

Shekhar Kapur: 'An Institution says adieu. His final joke upon us. RIP Khushwant Singh.'

Vir Das: 'Khushwant Singh was a huge influence in my life. His history books were the inspiration for my HOI show. A brilliant humorist & historian. We lost a national treasure in every sense of the word today. Go out and get a #KhushwantSingh book. It just might change your life.'

Gul Panag: '#RIP Khushwant Singh. What Man! What a life! #salute'

Mini Mathur: 'Oh. How he takes away with him an era of sassy humour & malice. The bold & bizarre. There won't be another one like you Khushwant Singh. RIP'

Madhur Bhandarkar: 'Truth, Love & A Little Malice. An apt title for a book & for a life! A rare man with a rare capacity to look inwards. RIP, Khushwant Singh.'

Neha Dhupia: 'RIP #KhushwantSingh ji .... Between the bookshelves and the books u ll always b remembered in a corner of our homes n hearts!'

Divya Dutta: 'Rip Khushwant singh! End of an era! Find memories of train to Pakistan n t bond I shared with him! Wil miss u!'

Tisca Chopra: 'Candour humour & Single Malts, that's what you brought to us.. may you find it wherever you are.. Will miss you Khushi uncle.'

Sandhya Mridul: 'Thank you for giving us A lot of Truth & humour & a little malice .. We loved you! Wish you had made your century..RIP Khushwant singh.'

Pooja Bhatt: 'RIP Khuswant Singh. What a life! Indeed what a life! Thank you for your words,your girth and your mirth.'

Shobhaa De: 'Khushwant Singh. End of an era. Only KS could say 'There's no condom for a pen." And prove it!'


Madhuri Dixit goes trekking in Shimla

Image: Madhuri Dixit with her family
Photographs: Madhuri Dixit/Twitter

Madhuri Dixit, whose last release Gulaab Gang met with a lukewarm response at the box office, is currently vacationing in Shimla with her family.

Sharing a picture she tweeted: 'Trekking in Shimla.' 

Her husband Dr Shriram Nene added: 'Alright all u foodies: in Himachal enjoying Chass Gosht. Wow! The flavours r amazing!'

Shahid and Shraddha Kapoor finish shooting for Haider

Image: Shahid Kapoor in Haider

Actors' Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor recently finished shooting for their upcoming Haider in Kashmir.

Shraddha Kapoor tweeted: 'Film wrap for me & @shahidkapoor for #Haider. An unforgettable time and a wish fulfilled to work with Vishal Bhardwaj sir. Lucky, lucky me!'

Shahid Kapoor added: 'Its a wrap on #haider ... Only when u play hamlet u realize what a complex part it is .. Probably my toughest yet !! And where does the Bus go from here .... No clue yet ... Deep deep house n very very comfy sofa for now.'

Haider also stars Irrfan Khan, Tabu, and Kay Kay Menon.


Sunny Leone visits Ahemdabad!

Image: Sunny Leone
Photographs: Sunny Leone/Twitter

Sunny Leone recently visited Ahemdabad to promote her upcoming Ragini MMS 2 which releases tomorrow.

She shared a picture and tweeted: 'Thank you Regenta hotel in Ahmedabad for a great time and nice hospitality!! Can't wait to come back. Thanks ankit mathur for everything!'  

Meanwhile, the song Palat from David Dhawan's forthcoming Main Tera Hero has been attached as a trailer to Ragini MMS 2.

Varun Dhawan tweeted: 'So, the trailer of Palat remix will be out with Ragini MMS 2!. This is the first time a movies song is being attached as a theatrical.'