Condolences pour in from Bollywood for the astute leader Sushma Swaraj

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New Delhi/ Mumbai, Aug 07 : Condolences are also pouring in from Bollywood for the astute leader Sushma Swaraj who passed away last night at AIIMS in New Delhi. Several silver screen celebrities have expressed their grief over her demise.

Calling Swaraj a “graceful and honest leader”, the ‘Nightingale of Asia’ Lata Mangeshkar offered her deepest condolences. She tweeted that Sushma Swaraj ji was a graceful and honest leader, a sensitive and selfless soul, had keen understanding of music and poetry and was a dear friend.

Other members of the film fraternity too expressed grief over the 67-year-old BJP stalwart’s demise.

Veteran actor Anupam Kher went live on Twitter and shared his memories of Swaraj. Saddened by her sudden demise, Kher recalled the times he interacted with her on various occasions.

Several Bollywood celebrities, including Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar, Swara Bhasker, Karan Johar, Sunny Deol, Boman Irani, Riteish Deshmukh, Ekta Kapoor, and Madhur Bhandarkar took to social media to offer condolences and remembered the beloved leader.

Prasar Bharati Chairman A. Surya Prakash said that Sushma Swaraj was a truly endearing public figure who treated every person with empathy.