Nelson Mandela, the Nobel Peace Prize winning former South African President passed away yesterday. The anti-apartheid leader was 95 years old. In addition to the numerous awards and decorations bestowed on him, Indian Government also honored him with a Bharat Ratna; making him the only non-Indian to be awarded that. Following his death, many of our Bollywood Celebrities tweet their tributes to him. Let’s see what they say…
Anil Kapoor: Lead from the back- let others believe they are in front”-RIP Nelson Mandela. Salute
Rahul Bose: Mandela has a special place in rugby players’ hearts. We will never forget how he turned the sport into a vehicle for unity in South Africa.
Shahrukh Khan: RIP Nelson Mandela…Some people should not die…for the sake of the lack of goodness left in this world…
Mahesh Bhatt: Remembering what he told me: “It would be preposterous for me to give any advise to India. Just live the words of Gandhi”. Mandela practiced what he preached. An exemplary life has ended in an exemplary manner with dignity and respect till the end. Thank you Sir.
Ali Zafar: A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.” Nelson Mandela. One of my favourite figures in history. RIP.
Madhur Bhandarkar: Nelson Mandela personified struggle. He sacrificed his private life and his youth for his people and remains South Africa’s loved hero. RIP.
Kunal Kohli: RIP Nelson Mandela. Along with Mahatma Gandhi he’s a symbol of peace and reslience.The world has not seen men like them in centuries.
Sonu Nigam: There are some people, who make us feel they are a burden on Earth even when they are young. And then there is Mandela, who goes at 95, leaving us wanting more.
Manoj Bajpayee: A giant saint, a revolutionary, a fighter, a philosopher, a dreamer, Nelson Mandela is no more.Rest in peace! World will miss you always.
Arshad Warsi: Another great soul has left us… RIP Nelson Mandela.
Shreya Ghoshal: RIP Nelson Mandela.. The anti apartheid revolutionary, who served 27 years of jail.. You will remain an inspiration for all forever.
Raj Kundra: RIP Mandela. A sad day for the family, but Angels don’t die they go to heaven. Lets all learn from his teachings!
Shruti Seth: RIP Nelson Mandela.
Yami Gautam: RIP Nelson Mandela.
Jaaved Jafferey: One of the greatest humans of this century passes away. RIP Nelson Mandela.
Satish Kaushik: Salute to a great statesman and torch bearer of peace and harmony..his teachings will keep Humanity alive always ..RIP Nelson Mandela.
Nimrat Kaur: We need more Mandelas.
Randeep Hooda: I’m the captain of my ship, I’m the master of my soul.. RIP Madiba .. The greatest leader in the world.
Lara Dutta Bhupathi: There is great rejoicing in heaven above today and our world seems a little emptier. Farewell Madiba.
Salim Merchant: Nelson Mandela RIP. End of another ‘mahatma’.. A human being who believed in truth and freedom!
Sophie Choudhary: R.I.P Nelson Mandela… May we all learn from you; may we conquer our fears, respect and enhance the freedom of others and make a positive change.
Anupam Kher: Hope, courage, struggle, peace, compassion… With Nelson Mandela, a part of these expressions also died today. Thank you for your life. RIP.
Shruti Haasan: RIP nelson Mandela — a soul that travels with light and purpose wherever that purpose may lead.
Karan Kundra: Sad to hear about Nelson Mandela.. A good man he was! May his soul rest in peace.
Shweta Pandit: People will never think this way but NelsonMandela said a beautiful thing, “Don’t applaud on a success but how they got up after failing!”
Aman Yatan Verma: NELSON MANDELA passes away. Fought 4 hs motherlnd wthout aggresion, angst, or violence. In jail for 27yrs in jail (11 yrs in solitary) RIP.
Shirish Kunder: #RIPNelsonMandela. Today I’ll try and catch up on the film they made on him: Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandela.
Dabboo Ratnani:#RIPNelsonMandela D World Loses A Hero. I’d The Honor of Meeting Him & Photographing Him in S.Africa. Sharing D Moment.
Milind Soman: Thank you Nelson Mandela. For all the answers.
Mouni Roy: Deeply saddened to hear abt d passing of N Mandela..baba s best man he was.1who put love above all discrepancies of the society n heart.RIP!
Geeta Basra: A man who represented peace, leadership and humility is no more.. thank you for leaving behind a great legacy to follow.. #RIPNelsonMandela
Resul Pookutty: Mandela,a soul that had a huge purpose.A soul we see rarely in history.You are the light to humanity.May you RIP.
Mallika Sherawat: #RIPNelsonMandela, the world lost a great leader.
Raveena Tandon: Rip Nelson Mandela, been reading a walk to freedom,his biography since a week, realised how lucky we were to have lived in the times when we saw him alive, self-admittedly inspired by gandhijis non cooperation and nonviolence stand, he truly was another great soul who sacrificed a normal life to fight against oppression and submission of his people.
Rithvik Dhanjani: Nelson Mandela, the man who reached the most remote places of the world and changed them for the better.