Monday, September 26, 2011

B'wood mourns MAK Pataudi's death

Legendary cricketer and former Indian captain Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, who was admitted to a prominent city hospital last month following lung infection, passed away on September 22, 2011. Reacting on the news of his death, actor Shah Rukh Khan said, "The news of Pataudi sir is very saddening. He was an iconic figure. I have met him and known him very closely. Since the time I was young, I have had huge attachment to him. He was a gentleman and a friend's friend." (BCCL)
Here's what Bollywood celebrities wrote on Twitter expressing their condolences: Amitabh Bachchan: Sad news .. Tiger Pataudi passes away .. !!!  (BCCL)
Boman Irani: MAK Pataudi passes away! RIP  (AFP)
Rahul Bose: Distraught to hear about tiger pataudi`s demise. He was a great captain, player, gentleman & my coach for a summer. Will never forget him.  (BCCL)
Riteish Deshmukh: RIP TIGER PATAUDI - True Cricketing LEGEND passes away
Shekhar Kapur:Tiger has left us.1 of d most courageous cricketrs d wrld has known, who took on d fastest bowlers in d wrld after loosing 1 eye.  (BCCL)
Neha Dhupia: Very Sad to hear about the demise of tiger pataudi ... RIP
Madhur Bhandarkar: Sad to hear that Tiger Pataudi is no more... An era ends... (AFP)
Vishal Dadlani: Tiger Pataudi. A Legend in the true sense of the word. RIP, Sir. (Pic: Viral Bhayani)
Siddharth: One of the greatest people i have ever had the good fortune of knowing passed away today. goodbye and RIP, the great `Tiger` Pataudi...  (BCCL)
Dino Morea: RIP TIGER PATAUDI, Condolences to the family.

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