Bollywood Actors Mourn The Demise Of Stalwart Leader Sushma Swaraj
Mumbai: Former External Affairs Minister and BJP veteran Sushma Swaraj passed away last night at the age of 67 in Delhi. She reportedly passed away due to a massive cardiac arrest on Tuesday evening at AIIMS, around 9:30 pm.
After the news of her demise broke out, followers and well-wishers across the globe mourned the huge loss. Social media was seen flooding with posts with Politicians, Industrialists and Bollywood actors paying their tributes to the remarkable leader.
Notable film personalities like Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar, Anushka Sharma, Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Riteish Deshmukh and Ayushmann Khurrana among various others expressed grief at the sudden demise of the charismatic leader.
Shabana Azmi said, “Deeply saddened that Sushma Swaraj has passed away. Inspite of political differences we had an extremely cordial relationship. I was one 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”
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
— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) August 6, 2019
Similarly, Parineeti Chopra wrote- “ 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.”
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
— Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) August 6, 2019
Anushka Sharma wrote, “Saddened to hear about the sudden demise of Sushma Swaraj ji. May her soul rest in peace.”
Saddened to hear about the sudden demise of Sushma Swaraj ji . May her soul rest in peace 🙏
— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) August 6, 2019
Here is what others said:
India has lost its extraordinary leader, minister and personality.. May God bless her soul 🙏 #SushmaSwaraj
— Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) August 6, 2019
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.
— Javed Akhtar (@Javedakhtarjadu) August 6, 2019
#SushmaSwaraj ji, may your soul rest in peace. 🙏🏻
— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) August 6, 2019
I had the good fortune of meeting #sushmaswaraj ji (Minister I&B) in 2001 when she visited #RamojiFilmCity where @geneliad & me were shooting for our debut film #TujheMeriKasam-she blessed us & wished us success, as newcomers it energised & encouraged us-ThkYou for your grace mam
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) August 6, 2019
— Lara Dutta Bhupathi (@LaraDutta) August 7, 2019
India has lost a great leader !! She was loved and respected! RIP ma’am #SushmaSwarajji 🙏
— Rakul Singh (@Rakulpreet) August 7, 2019
Heart felt condolences to the family and loved ones of #SushmaSwarajji, our former external affairs minister. RIP.
— Kajal Aggarwal (@MsKajalAggarwal) August 7, 2019